Andrew J. Atkins, Attorney at Law
Mr. Atkins was admitted to the Bar in 2006 and joined the firm in 2007. He graduated cum laude from Furman University with a Bachelor of Arts degree and earned a juris doctor degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law.
He practices primarily in the areas of estate administration, estate planning, guardianships and conservatorships, and long-term care planning. Mr. Atkins is a member of the South Carolina Bar and served as Chair of its Elder Law Committee from 2016 to 2018. He is a member of the Richland County Bar Association, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, and the South Carolina Chapter of NAELA. Mr. Atkins is the current President of the South Carolina Chapter of NAELA and was selected as Outstanding Chapter Member of the year for 2013.
He has planned numerous seminars for the legal community on Elder Law topics and has done presentations on Elder Law and Estate Planning for various community groups. Mr. Atkins is a contributing editor and author of A Practical Guide to Elder and Special Needs Law in South Carolina, Second Edition, published by the South Carolina Bar.
Areas of Practice
Elder Law including:
- Estate Administration
- Estate Planning
- Long-Term Care Planning
- Special Needs Planning
Undergraduate & Law Degrees
- Furman University
- University of South Carolina
- South Carolina Bar
- Richland County Bar Association
- National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
- Current President of the South Carolina Chapter of NAELA
- SC Bar Elder Law Committee
- Member Since 2011 (Chair 2016-2018)