D. Reece Williams, III

D. Reece Williams, III (Columbia, South Carolina)

D. Reece Williams, III

Attorney in Columbia, SC
Recipient: James Petigru Compleat Lawyer Award for Professional Excellence, University of South Carolina School of Law, 1999; South Carolina Trial Lawyer of the Year Award, 2006. Distinguished Service Award, Richland County Bar Association, 2006. Mr. Williams teaches trial advocacy, appearing in over sixty trial demonstrations in more than thirty states and serving as an instructor at the National Trial Academy of the National Judicial College in Reno, Nevada. He has been guest speaker at the University of South Carolina School of Law and the Charleston School of law. He is or was board member of Workshop Theatre, Columbia Ballet, Kitani Foundation, South Carolina Nature Conservancy, South Carolina Red Cross, Columbia Museum of Art Board of Visitors, South Carolina Aquarium Commission, Columbia Housing Board, Salvation Army Board, University of South Carolina School of Public Health Board, Thomas Cooper Society of the University of South Carolina Library, University of South Carolina Ex Libris Society, South Carolina Humanities Council, International Center for Birds of Prey, South Carolina Chamber Orchestra and South Carolina Philharmonic Orchestra. He is a Past Vestryman and Canvass Chairman of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral. Certified Mediator and Arbitrator.
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Peer Rating 5.0 of 5

Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Trials and Appeals
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation
  • Commercial and Business Disputes
  • Eminent Domain
  • Condemnation
  • Environmental Law
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Government and Administrative
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Wrongful Termination

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Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Admission Details
Admitted in 1964, South Carolina
U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Additional Payment Information
Fixed Hourly Rates
Fixed Fees Available
Law School Attended
University of South Carolina
Class of 1964
University Attended
United States Air Force Academy

University of North Carolina
Class of 1960
Birth Information
Born in 1937
Columbia, South Carolina, March 2, 1937
Associations & Memberships
Richland County (President, 2001) and American Bar Associations.
Bar Fellowship
International Society of Barristers; American Board of Trial Advocates (National President, 2000); American Judicature Society.
Representative Cases
WRB Ltd. Partnership v. County of Lexington, 369 S.C. 30, 630 S.E.2d 479, 2006 WL 1330864, S.C., May 15, 2006(No. 26149.) In this suit, representing a landowner, the county was required to pay for property contaminated by an adjacent landfill based on inverse condemnation; L-J, Inc. v. Bituminous Fire and Marine Insurance Company, 366 S.C. 117, 621 S.E.2d 33, 2004 WL 3540903, S.C., September 26, 2005(No. 25854.) Representing the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of South Carolina as amicus curiae, this appeal resulted in novel interpretation of policy provisions; Hamiter v. Retirement Div. of the South Carolina Budget and Control Bd., 326 S.C. 93, 484 S.E.2d 586, 1997 WL 207997, S.C., April 21, 1997(No. 24603.) This action successfully defended the Senate of South Carolina against a former employee; Charleston Television, Inc. v. South Carolina Budget and Control Bd., 301 S.C. 468, 392 S.E.2d 671, 1990 WL 78076, S.C., April 30, 1990(No. 23201.) This was a complex dispute between competing broadcasters seeking South Carolina Educational Television as a tenant in which Education Television, the client, was successful; Atkinson v. Belser, 273 S.C. 296, 255 S.E.2d 852, S.C., June 13, 1979(No. 20986.) Representing the defendant, this was a successful defense to claims of unfairness in several real estate transactions.

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Firm Address
Callison Tighe & Robinson, LLC
Palmetto Armory Office Building, 1812 Lincoln Street, Suite 200, P.O. Box 1390,
Columbia, SC 29202-1390
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D. Reece Williams, III
Callison Tighe & Robinson, LLC
Palmetto Armory Office Building, 1812 Lincoln Street, Suite 200, P.O. Box 1390,
Columbia, SC 29202-1390

Callison Tighe & Robinson, LLC (Columbia, South Carolina)