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Partner Melissa Cassell chooses Affinity Health Center to receive Morton & Gettys anniversary gift

Affinity Health Center is the 10th and final community organization to receive a $2,000 gift from Morton & Gettys in celebration of the law firm’s 20th anniversary. Each of the last 10 months, attorneys and staff have taken turns making this selection. This month, the decision was made by Melissa Cassell, a partner in the […]

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Best Law Firms rates Morton & Gettys in Tier 1 for real estate law in 2022 edition

ROCK HILL, S.C. – In the 2022 edition of Best Law Firms, Morton & Gettys – which is celebrating 20 years in practice – has once again been honored as a Tier-1 firm in Real Estate Law in the Rock Hill area. This is the firm’s sixth consecutive year in the listing by the Best […]

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Elizabeth Smith Owen chooses newly formed York School District One Education Foundation to receive Morton & Gettys’ October gift

Elizabeth Smith Owen had a vision to create an education foundation in her hometown to serve the York community and the York School District 1, the district she grew up in and graduated from. With the help and shared vision of district and community leaders the York School District One Education Foundation, a 501©(3) nonprofit […]

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Richards McCrae picks Children’s Attention Home to receive Morton & Gettys September gift

The past year has been tough on everyone, but it’s been particularly difficult for the young people the Children’’ Attention Home in Rock Hill cares for. So many of them have limited contact with family to begin with, says Executive Director Emily Parrish. With the pandemic, they were also cut off from school, sports, church […]

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South Carolina Lawyers Weekly honors John Gettys as Lawyer of the Year

ROCK HILL, S.C. – South Carolina Lawyers Weekly has named John Gettys as Lawyer of the Year for 2021. The co-founder of Morton & Gettys law firm received the recognition at the annual S.C. Lawyers Weekly Leadership in Law Awards event in Charleston on Friday, Aug. 20. He was one of 27 S.C. attorneys being […]

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‘Best Lawyers’ names four at Morton & Gettys to 2022 edition for Rock Hill, and two are chosen as Ones to Watch

ROCK HILL, S.C. – The Best Lawyers in America® recognized a total of six Morton & Gettys attorneys in the publication’s 2022 edition. Here are the four on the Best Lawyers list, with the practice areas in which they were recognized: Beverly A. Carroll – Employment Law-Management; Litigation-Labor and Employment John P. Gettys Jr. – […]

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Michael Smith chooses Rock Hill Symphony to receive latest Morton & Gettys anniversary gift

Organized in 2017, the Rock Hill Symphony Orchestra is now about to embark on its third season – which would have been the fourth season, except for COVID. This is an exciting moment as this fully professional orchestra, made up of some of the finest players from throughout the region, gets ready to safely return […]

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Morton & Gettys helps Safe Passage help victims of violence and abuse

Safe Passage helps people who are most in need of it. It provides supportive services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse in York, Chester, Lancaster and Union counties. And in July, Morton & Gettys is stepping up to help Safe Passage do that. The law firm is donating $2,000. This is […]

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Morton & Gettys gives $2,000 to help build the new VFW Post 3746, urges others to do likewise

Gray-Corkerell VFW Post 3746 was formed in 1938 by 17 local veterans of the First World War who were barred from joining the existing, all-white post because they were black. When younger African-American veterans came home from their own global conflict in 1945, they joined the post, and promised the founders they would keep the […]

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EEOC opens data collection

After delays due to the COVID pandemic, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission opened 2019 and 2020 data collection on May 8. The deadline to complete this is July 19. All companies with 100 or more employees or federal contractors with 50 or more employees who meet certain criteria are required to submit demographic workforce data. […]