Morton & Gettys again honored in Best Law Firms in America

Morton & Gettys’ work in the practice area of trust and estates is being recognized again in Best Law Firms in America, the third consecutive year the Rock Hill law firm has been honored. The national directory, a joint project of Best Lawyers in America and U.S. News and World Report, lists Morton & Gettys […]

Posted on November 1st, 2018

Gettys, Vann, Raad included in 2019 Best Lawyers in America

The 2019 edition of Best Lawyers in America includes three attorneys from Morton & Gettys: John Gettys and Joshua Vann earned recognition in real estate law, while Joe Raad won honors in trusts and estates. Raad is appearing in Best Lawyers in America for the fifth time. Gettys and Vann are included for the second […]

Posted on August 13th, 2018

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Summer Hunger Challenge brings in more than 2,200 pounds of food

On Tuesday, July 31, Morton & Gettys teamed up with Pilgrims’ Inn of Rock Hill for the Summer Hunger Challenge, and it was a great success. “You all were AWESOME yesterday!” said Jennifer Gullatt of Pilgrims’ Inn on Wednesday. “The total for the food drive is 2,229.8 pounds! This is unbelievable!” Morton & Gettys works […]

Posted on August 7th, 2018

Owens becomes firm’s chief operating officer

ROCK HILL, SOUTH CAROLINA – Robin Owens,  the long-time administrator with Morton & Gettys, has been named the firm’s first chief operating officer. “When Robin came to us in 2002, we were a small two-person firm,” firm co-founder John Gettys said. “Slowly, we have grown to a practice of more than a dozen attorneys and […]

Posted on July 19th, 2018

Smith certified as a circuit court arbitrator

ROCK HILL, SOUTH CAROLINA – Morton & Gettys partner Michael Smith is now certified as an arbitrator in South Carolina. Smith is also a South Carolina Family Law Mediator and trained in collaborative divorce. Mediation now is mandatory in South Carolina circuit and family courts. Probate judges also can order mediation. Arbitration and mediation are […]

Posted on May 30th, 2018

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Join us at the movies

Morton & Gettys is presenting Free Movies at Fountain Park, starting in Rock Hill on June 8. Bring a chair or a blanket and eat out under the stars – this will be a fun night for the entire family! Rec in a Box will begin at 7:30, and a featured food truck will be […]

Posted on May 25th, 2018

New tax law doubles estate and gift tax exemption

By Joseph L. Raad Attorney at Law The federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, which became effective Jan. 1, doubled the estate and gift tax exemption. This means fewer estates will even be subject to an estate or gift tax, and those that are taxed will pay less. For 2018, the exemption amount […]

Posted on May 24th, 2018

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Cassell serving as president of York County Bar Association

ROCK HILL, SOUTH CAROLINA – Morton & Gettys attorney Melissa Cassell is the York County Bar Association’s new president. She was elected this month to a one-year term. Cassell has served on the Bar’s Executive Committee for the past three years, including as vice president for the past year. Cassell, who joined Morton & Gettys […]

Posted on March 20th, 2018

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Elizabeth Smith Owen named to next Liberty Fellows class

Elizabeth Smith Owen, a partner with Morton & Gettys law firm in Rock Hill, S.C., is one of 21 leaders from across the state who have been chosen for Liberty Fellowship’s 14th class. They will be joining the broader network of 290 Liberty Fellows working collaboratively as an engine of change for South Carolina. “Adding […]

Posted on January 9th, 2018

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