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Compleat Lawyer Awards

The Compleat Lawyer Awards were established in 1992 by the USC Joseph F. Rice School of Law Alumni Council (formerly the Alumni Association) to recognize alumni for outstanding civic and professional accomplishments. Recipients are individuals who have made significant contributions to the legal profession and exemplify the highest standards of professional competence, ethics and integrity.

Nominations for the Spring 2024 Compleat Lawyer Awards are now closed.
Please see the Nomination page for details and instructions for the nomination process. 

Congratulations to our 2023 Compleat Lawyer Recipients!

Platinum Recipients
  • Rebecca Laffitte '83

    Rebecca Laffitte '83

    Robinson Gray Stepp & Laffitte, LLC, -- Columbia, SC

  • Ronald C. Scott '76

    Ronald C. Scott '76

    Scott & Corley, PA -- Columbia, SC

  • William K. Witherspoon '91

    William K. Witherspoon '91

    U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of South Carolina --  Columbia, SC

Gold Recipients
  • Clifford L. Bourke, Jr. '02

    Clifford L. Bourke, Jr. '02

    Southeastern Freight Lines, Inc. -- Columbia, SC

  • April W. Sampson '98

    April W. Sampson '98

    Fifth Circuit Solicitor’s Office --  Columbia, SC

  • Kali Campbell Turner '92

    Kali Campbell Turner '92

    South Carolina Bar -- Columbia, SC

Silver Recipients
  • Brett H. Bayne '11

    Brett H. Bayne '11

    McAngus Goudelock & Courie LLC -- Columbia, SC

  • Teckla S. Henderson '10

    Teckla S. Henderson '10

    Duke Energy -- Columbia, SC

  • Hannah C. Honeycutt '13

    Hannah C. Honeycutt '13

    S.C. Access to Justice Commission -- Columbia, SC

Bronze Recipients
  • Page Brown

    Paige Brown Christopher '23

  • Christel Purvis

    Christel Purvis '23

  • Emma Higgins

    Emma Higgins '23


The USC Joseph F. Rice School of Law wants to thank our generous sponsors for supporting the 2023 Compleat Lawyer Awards. Your support and investment helped us recognize and appreciate the 2023 Compleat Lawyer Recipients. 

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