PROFILES

Thomas F. McDow

Lawyer and certified family court mediator

Education

Rock Hill public schools
Attended The Citadel
Graduated Wofford College
University of South Carolina School of Law, 1968

Admitted

All South Carolina courts and the United States District Court
for South Carolina, October 3, 1968

Publications

Separation and Divorce in South Carolina: A Client’s Guide
South Carolina Separation and Divorce Forms and Comments
Various articles, South Carolina Lawyer
i. Saved by Another Lawyer’s Negligence, Jan./Feb. 1992, advising how to avoid the pitfalls of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act.
ii. Rule 16(c), Overlooked, Not Overworked, Jan./Feb 1993, advising how to use pretrial briefs for a trial advantage. Marriage Tips from a Divorce Lawyer

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Professional Activities


South Carolina Bar Association
South Carolina Bar Association, Family Law Section Council
South Carolina Bar Association, Lawyers Caring about Lawyers Committee
SC Bar Association Publications Committee
SC Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Committee
York County Bar Association
York County Bar Association, President 1978-1979 and 1983-1984

Civic and community activities

America Civil Liberties Union: ACLU of South Carolina Volunteer Attorney of the year, 1998
Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church
Serenity Club of York County, Inc.; member and past board member NAACP

Erin K. Urquhart

Lawyer and certified family court mediator

Education

Spartanburg Public Schools
Winthrop University, B.A. 2003
University of South Carolina, J.D. 2006

Admitted

All South Carolina courts and the United States District Court
for South Carolina, November 13, 2006

Professional Activities

South Carolina Bar Association
York County Bar Association
York County Bar Association, Secretary 2008-2009
York County Bar Association, Treasurer 2009-2010

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Civic and community activities

Camp Adam Fisher: Board Member
City of Rock Hill Property Maintenance Code Board of Appeals
Rock Hill adult soccer league
Tabatha J. Jefferies
Paralegal
Education: York Technical College, Associate’s Degree, Applied Science
email: tabathajefferies@mcdowlaw.com
General duties: accounts receivable, client services, document preparation, scheduling, and trial assistance
Mary McDow Rincon
Off-site Legal Assistant
Education: Boston College, B.S. Physics
email: maryrincon@mcdowlaw.com
General duties: collections, trial preparation, and post-trial work