Dave Whitener received an A.B. from Erskine College in 1966, and a J.D. from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1969.He has practiced transactional law for 40 years and has been an Adjunct Professor at the USC School of Law for 19 years, where he teaches Real Estate Transactions I and II.He has spoken at over 100 Continuing Legal Education seminars approved by the South Carolina Bar, and has been chosen by the Supreme Court of South Carolina to be the Bridge the Gap speaker for Real Estate for 20 consecutive years. He was a speaker to the Business Law Section at the 2004 American Bar Association Annual Convention in Atlanta.He has also spoken to the Mortgage Bankers Association of America annual convention and the North Carolina and South Carolina Bar Association annual meetings.He served as the Chairman of the Association of Lenders and Creditors, which sponsored the 1980 revisions to the South Carolina Consumer Protection Code which re-wrote interest rate law in South Carolina.He is a member of the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers and is also included in The Best Lawyers in America for banking law and real estate law, and in South Carolina Super Lawyers for real estate law.He was a recipient of the 2007 Platinum Compleat Lawyer Award.He recently chaired the South Carolina Bar/South Carolina Supreme Court Task Force on Closing Responsibilities.
Practice Areas: Commercial Real Estate Transactions; Commercial Real Estate Finance; Commercial Loan Workouts; Commercial Real Estate Development; Residential Subdivision Development; Banking Law; Business Law; Commercial Leasing.
Tricia Wharton received a B.A. from the University of South Carolina, and received a J.D. from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1985. She was chosen by the Supreme Court of South Carolina to be a Bridge the Gap speaker on Real Estate Law from 1990 to 1992. She has also spoken at Continuing Legal Education seminars sponsored by the South Carolina Bar Association, as well as Continuing Professional Education seminars for Certified Public Accountants. She served as Chairman of the Richland County Bar Association Register of Deeds and Clerk of Court Committee from 1988-90. She currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities, Inc. She is a member of the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.
Practice Areas: Commercial Real Estate Transactions; Section 1031 Like-Kind Exchanges; Commercial Real Estate Finance; Commercial Loan Workouts; Commercial Real Estate Development; Residential Subdivision Development; Residential Real Estate Transactions; Banking Law; Business Law; Corporate Law; Limited Liability Company and Partnership Law; Entity Formations; Commercial Leasing; Curative Title Work; Wills, Trusts and Estates; Estate Administration.