Callison Tighe & Robinson’s Hal Hanlin Rejoins Firm as Partner

February 9, 2009

COLUMBIA, SC – February 9, 2009 – George Harold (Hal) Hanlin has rejoined the Columbia, SC law firm of Callison Tighe & Robinson, LLC as a Member. Mr. Hanlin’s practice areas include Estate and Tax Planning, Probate Administration, Business and Corporate Planning, and Business Transactions. A frequent speaker at seminars for lawyers and accountants in these areas of practice, Mr. Hanlin presented at the 2008 South Carolina Bar Convention to the Labor and Employment Law Section on the tax effects of employment discrimination settlements.

A member of the South Carolina Bar Association, the Richland County Bar Association and the Columbia Tax Study Group, Mr. Hanlin is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in South Carolina.

A 1981 graduate of Furman University, Mr. Hanlin graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1989. He earned an LL.M. degree (in taxation) in 2002 from New York University School of Law.

Mr. Hanlin is an Eagle Scout and currently serves as Community Open Land Trust Board Chairman. He is also a Sunday school teacher at Washington Street United Methodist Church, where he has served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees. He and his wife, Dottie, have two sons, Austin and Daniel.

About Callison Tighe & Robinson, LLC

Callison Tighe & Robinson, LLC began in 1947. The firm now consists of 16 attorneys whose practice areas include trials and appeals in all state and federal courts; litigation; commercial real estate transactions and real estate development; business organization, development and transactions; employment law and employee benefits; workers compensation; local government law and government litigation; alternative dispute resolution; appellate practice; and wealth management. The firm also has a major title insurance defense practice, representing both insurers and insureds in litigation.

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