Practice Areas

Education Law

Duff & Childs’ attorneys provide top quality, full-service, cost-effective legal representation to school districts and higher education institutions across the state. As a leading education law firm, we understand the challenges that arise in educational institutions. We routinely assist our clients in working with boards of trustees, employees, students, parents, outside agencies, and advocacy groups.

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Labor and Employment

Duff & Childs’ attorneys understand that today’s employers are faced with complex federal and state laws that govern the workplace. Firm attorneys routinely provide day-to-day advice and counseling on a broad array of issues involving employee leave, drug and alcohol abuse policies and testing, hiring procedures, and policy development.

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Family Law

Duff & Childs can help you with divorce, separation, custody, visitation, child support, DSS cases, and modification/enforcement of prior orders with easy communication, abundant information, structured case management, the best case management technology, transparent pricing, multiple payment options, and friendly, unintimidating service.

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Litigation

At Duff & Childs, LLC, we understand that litigation cannot be avoided in all situations. Our attorneys have experience defending clients in a number of areas, including employment, business, personal injury, construction, premises liability, and a variety of education issues. Our attorneys regularly handle cases involving claims of employment discrimination and retaliation.

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Non-Profit and Community Action Agencies

Civic-minded agencies and nonprofits have unique requirements in their creation, day-to-day operations, and regulatory requirements. The attorneys of Duff & Childs are prepared to assist, in a cost-effective way, to ensure that your organization is set up to function well.

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Government Law

Duff & Childs’ attorneys have represented governmental entities including the State of South Carolina and its agencies and institutions, as well as counties, municipalities, school districts, special purpose districts, hospitals, and joint agencies. Our attorneys have substantial knowledge and experience with many legal challenges that governmental organizations face.

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Construction Law

Duff & Childs’ Construction Practice provides efficient and high quality legal service to assist those involved in construction projects. Our attorneys can assist in in all phases of construction – RFPs, bidding, contract award and monitoring. We have seen how projects work well, and we have helped resolve problems.

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