An attorney from Charleston, South Carolina's Wilkes Law Firm will serve as 2016 vice president of the Young Lawyers Division of the South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association (SCDTAA).
Derek Newberry, a litigation attorney for Wilkes Law Firm, was elected to the office of the organization, which is committed to keeping integrity and professionalism in the Palmetto State's civil courts.
“The firm has a long history of involvement and support of the SCDTAA,” Wlkes Law Firm managing shareholder Mike Wilkes said. “As a past president of SCDTAA, I encourage participation and I’m confident that Derek will make great contributions to the Young Lawyers Division.”
Newberry's areas of focus are professional liability defense, construction litigation, commercial litigation, personal injury defense and complex product defect litigation. Newberry is also active on SCDTAA's Substantive Law Committee.
Wilkes Law Firm also operates an office in Spartanburg, South Carolina and represents clients in South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia.
127 Dunbar St
Spartanburg, SC 29306-5108