Driggers Named to SC Bar’s Young Lawyers Leadership Academy

HARTSVILLE, SC – May 2, 2008 – Martin Driggers, Jr., partner in Sweeny, Wingate & Barrow, P.A.’s Hartsville office, has been named to the South Carolina Bar’s inaugural Leadership Academy, a part of its Young Lawyers Division.

The Academy was designed to educate lawyers who have practiced less than seven years. It is an effort by the Bar to encourage young lawyers to be leaders in their profession and communities.

Driggers is managing shareholder of Sweeny, Wingate & Barrow’s Pee Dee office. He is a native of Hartsville and is licensed to practice law in both North Carolina and South Carolina. He also actively serves on the healthcare committee of the S.C. Bar, is a member of the Darlington County Bar Association, the Defense Research Institute, S.C. Defense Trial Attorneys Association, Lawyers for Civil Justice South Carolina Expert Evidence Initiative, and the Christian Legal Society. He also has been certified by the South Carolina Attorney General’s office as a pro bono special prosecutor of criminal domestic violence cases in Lee, Florence, Darlington, Marlboro, and Chesterfield counties.


About Sweeny, Wingate & Barrow, P.A.

Sweeny, Wingate & Barrow was founded in 1993 and has 15 attorneys who practice across South Carolina. The firm represents and defends clients in probate and estate planning matters, business planning, and the trucking and transportation, insurance, building and development, manufacturing and healthcare industries. From its main office in Columbia, SC, and its satellite office in Hartsville, SC, Sweeny, Wingate & Barrow serves clients in Florence, Greenville, Charleston, Myrtle Beach, Hilton Head, Beaufort, Aiken, Spartanburg, and across the nation.

Read more about the firm’s attorneys and areas of specialization at www.swblaw.com.