Collins & Lacy, PC Attorney Elected to American Board of Trial Attorneys

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Jack Griffeth has been elected to the American Board of Trial Attorneys (ABOTA)

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Collins & Lacy, P.C. is pleased to announce Jack Griffeth has been elected to the American Board of Trial Attorneys (ABOTA). The ABOTA is a national association of experienced trial lawyers and judges dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the Seventh Amendment to the U.S. Constitution which guarantees the right to jury trials.

Membership into ABOTA is by invitation only and must be approved by the National Board of Directors. Griffeth will be officially inducted into ABOTA this week during the Annual South Carolina ABOTA Chapter Dinner on February 6, 2014.

Griffeth is a shareholder at Collins & Lacy. His practice of law has focused on defense trial work, representing employers in employment-related litigation and mediation. Griffeth is a past president of the Greenville Bar Association, past president for the South Carolina Bar Foundation, and a member of the House of Delegates for the 13th Judicial Circuit. He is a past member of the South Carolina Bar's nominations committee and past president of the Bar's Alternative Dispute Resolution Council. Jack also is a certified mediator by the South Carolina Bar and speaks frequently on the subject. Jack's extensive work in mediations over the years has garnered him membership to the South Carolina Chapter of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, an invitation-only organization of professional mediators and arbitrators who are well established as trusted neutrals amongst the legal community within their state of practice.

Griffeth joins Collins & Lacy founding partner Joel Collins as a member of the prestigious ABOTA organization. Collins is the ABOTA President Elect and assumes presidency of the national organization in 2015.

About Collins & Lacy, P.C.
Collins & Lacy is a defense litigation firm in South Carolina that delivers valuable legal representation for their clients through solid preparation, thorough execution, and client-oriented service aimed at success. With many offices throughout the state, including Columbia, South Carolina, the firm represents local, regional and national clients in the areas of construction, employment law, hospitality/retail and entertainment law, insurance/bad faith, products liability, professional liability, commercial transportation and workers’ compensation. Collins & Lacy is committed to upholding the highest standards for integrity, civility and community service.

Collins & Lacy, P.C. is a member of the International Society of Primerus Law Firms.

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