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This Memorial Day, Remember to Buckle Up
May 18, 2020

If you’re planning on heading out of the house for a trip to the beach, park or pool, it’s important to stay safe—not only by practicing social distancing, but by remembering to buckle up.

Social Distancing Doesn’t Have to Mean Social Isolation
March 27, 2020

Here at Yarborough Applegate, we’ve been reflecting on how to make the best of this time with our families and friends, even if we can’t physically see them. Here are five tips we have found to be effective—and we hope that they can help you practice safe social distancing without feeling socially isolated.

Yarborough Applegate attorney Liam Duffy sits in a chair, looking at the camera
Liam Duffy Speaks at Charleston School of Law
February 18, 2020

His talk focused on trial advocacy, motions practice and presenting persuasive arguments to a judge and jury.

Yarborough Applegate Sponsors 6th Annual Bowling Buddies
December 16, 2019

Organized by the South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division in partnership with South Carolina Special Olympics, Bowling Buddies pairs Special Olympics athletes with attorneys for a fun night of bowling and camaraderie.

Yarborough Applegate is Proud to Support Lowcountry Food Bank
November 4, 2019

Yarborough Applegate’s David Lail and family spent the afternoon boxing meals at Lowcountry Food Bank as a part of an I Heart Hungry Kids event.

Yarborough Applegate Is Proud To Partner With The Works To Support Share Our Suzy
October 1, 2019

The Yarborough Applegate team has long been supporters of Share Our Suzy (or SOS), a local group whose mission is to honor the spirit of the late Suzy Mcgrane by raising money and resources to assist and support breast cancer patients from diagnosis to remission. This year, we are further amplifying our efforts by partnering with […]

WakeUp Carolina rolls out “Giving Hope” campaign with Yarborough Applegate’s support
May 14, 2019

Nearly three years after its founding, WakeUp Carolina is on the heels of fulfilling a critical community need — building a permanent location for Creighton’s House, a home for teens in substance abuse recovery. WakeUp Carolina Founder and CEO Nanci Steadman Shipman, whose son Creighton overdosed days after leaving rehab in July 2016, plans to […]

North Charleston High School Basketball
Yarborough Applegate Is Proud To Support The North Charleston High School Basketball Team
May 7, 2019

For the last five years, Yarborough Applegate has proudly served as the North Charleston High School basketball team’s financial benefactor. We first met Coach Christopher Brown in 2015, and watching the basketball program’s growth under his leadership has been tremendously rewarding. Brown goes above and beyond for his players every day, and we’re honored to […]

Charleston Legal Access
Yarborough Applegate Is Proud To Support Charleston Legal Access
February 20, 2019

At Yarborough Applegate, participating in the community is an important part of our work. One group we are proud to support as a corporate benefactor is Charleston Legal Access. Charleston Legal Access is a nonprofit firm that serves moderate and low-income individuals in need of legal representation by offering those services at a reduced, sliding-scale […]

The Chocolate Affair
Yarborough Applegate Is Proud To Support The Chocolate Affair
January 17, 2019

Yarborough Applegate is proud to again sponsor The Chocolate Affair. This annual fundraiser supports Communities in Schools of the Charleston Area Inc., a nonprofit that surrounds students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life after graduation. Communities in Schools serves more than 8,000 students in Charleston and […]

What To Do if Your Child Was Sexually Abused at NewSpring Church
November 30, 2018

Yarborough Applegate is currently representing victims and conducting an investigation into one of many alleged incidents of child sexual abuse at North Charleston’s NewSpring Church campus by volunteer Jacop Hazlett. Hazlett’s alleged ongoing abuse was captured on surveillance video and his victim toll is still unknown, as children and their parents continue to come forward. […]

Yarborough Applegate discusses methadone and other opioids in client records
November 15, 2018

The National Association of Legal Assistants recently published a piece written by our own Laura Butler Peirano in their publication Facts & Findings. In the article, Laura recalls her experience at a county-run methadone clinic and rehabilitation center. There she provided methadone maintenance therapy (MMT) to clients as part of her Masters-level practicum. Later, at Yarborough […]

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