Aiken, SC (PRWEB) November 28, 2011
Hull Barrett, PC is pleased to announce Brian S. Coursey and Brooks K. Hudson were officially sworn into the South Carolina Bar on Monday, November 14th in Columbia, SC. The South Carolina Bar began in 1884 as an organization of approximately 200 lawyers. Today, the Bar serves more than 12,500 members through a variety of programs and services designed to advance justice, professionalism and understanding of the law.
Mr. Coursey practices primarily in the areas of taxation, estate planning, probate, as well as business and corporate law, including employee benefits. Prior to joining Hull Barrett, he clerked for the Honorable Lisa Godbey Wood of the Southern District of Georgia. Mr. Coursey received his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 2006, and his B.B.A. in accounting, magna cum laude, from Augusta State University in 2001. He also received his M.Acc. from the University of Florida’s Fisher School of Accounting and holds an active Certified Public Accountant license.
Mr. Hudson’s practice focuses on general civil litigation with an emphasis on commercial litigation matters, including prosecuting and defending claims in complex business disputes, health care litigation, First Amendment litigation, class actions and criminal litigation. Prior to joining Hull Barrett, Mr. Hudson served as the Assistant District Attorney for the District Attorney’s Office where he conducted prosecutions and court proceedings on behalf of the State of Georgia and was appointed Special Drug Prosecutor. He also worked in the Public Defender’s Office in the Augusta Judicial Circuit where he represented defendants in numerous court proceedings. Mr. Hudson received his J.D. from Mercer University’s Walter F. George School of Law in 2004 and his B.A. from the University of Georgia in 2001.
Now licensed in both South Carolina and Georgia, Mr. Coursey and Mr. Hudson join 12 other Hull Barrett attorneys who are licensed in both states:
-Douglas D. Batchelor, Jr
-Mark S. Burgreen
-Thomas L. Cathey
-Christopher A. Cosper
-Brain S. Coursey
-Neal W. Dickert
-Michael E. Fowler, Jr.
-George R. Hall
-R.E. Hanna, III
-Brooks K. Hudson
-James V. Painter
-Paul K. Simons, Jr
-F. Michael Taylor
About Hull Barrett, PC
Hull Barrett, PC is a full service law firm with 27 attorneys with offices in Augusta and Evans, Georgia, and Aiken, South Carolina. The firm is engaged in a general civil practice providing a broad range of legal services with an emphasis on general litigation, trials and appeals; securities and corporate law; mergers, acquisitions and public offerings; local government law and eminent domain actions; health care; intellectual property; taxation; public finance; commercial real estate; construction law and disputes; employment law; banking law; insurance law; trusts, estate planning and probate; First Amendment and media law; medical malpractice defense and environmental matters. Hull Barrett represents a broad client base of major corporations, small businesses, professional entities, financial and lending institutions, local governments, public authorities, public utilities, railroad companies, insurance companies, health care institutions and individuals.
Hull Barrett is a member of the International Society of Primerus Law Firms.