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Thomas F. McDow

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Thomas F. McDow is the author of Debating SC Family Law, a blog devoted to discussing family law and appellate court issues in South Carolina.

Education:

Rock Hill public schools
Attended The Citadel
Graduated Wofford College
University of South Carolina School of Law, 1968

Admitted:

All South Carolina courts and the United States District Court for South Carolina, October 3, 1968

Publications:

Separation and Divorce in South Carolina: A Client’s Guide South Carolina Separation and Divorce Forms and Comments

Various articles,

South Carolina Lawyer
i. Saved by Another Lawyer’s Negligence, Jan./Feb. 1992, advising how to avoid the pitfalls of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act.
ii. Rule 16(c), Overlooked, Not Overworked, Jan./Feb 1993, advising how to use pretrial briefs for a trial advantage.

Marriage Tips from a Divorce Lawyer

Reported Decisions:

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Professional Activities:

South Carolina Bar Association, Family Law Section Council, South Carolina Bar Association, Lawyers Caring about Lawyers Committee, SC Bar Association Publications Committee, SC Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Committee, York County Bar Association York County Bar Association, President 1978-1979 and 1983-1984

Civic and Community Activities:

America Civil Liberties Union: ACLU of South Carolina Volunteer Attorney of the Year, 1998 Oakland Avenue Presbyterian Church Serenity Club of York County, Inc.; member and past board member of the NAACP.

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