Four Morton & Gettys attorneys receive recognition from ‘Best Lawyers’ for 2021

August 21, 2020

In its 2021 edition, The Best Lawyers in America® has once again named John Gettys and Josh Vann in the practice area of Real Estate Law, and Joe Raad in Trusts and Estates, from among Rock Hill attorneys.

And this time, in its new Ones to Watch category, the publication has also recognized Melissa Cassell in Real Estate Law in Rock Hill. This inaugural recognition is given to attorneys practicing less than 10 years for outstanding professional excellence in private practice.

Raad has now received the Best Lawyers recognition seven times, while Gettys and Vann are being honored for the fourth consecutive year.

John Gettys, Josh Vann, Joe Raad and Melissa Cassell

Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review. The methodology is designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading attorneys about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area. For more information, visit


About Morton & Gettys

Established in 2001 in Rock Hill, South Carolina, Morton & Gettys, LLC, is a growing firm that represents clients throughout South Carolina and beyond. Our attorneys counsel businesses of all sizes and individuals with a range of needs. The wide scope of practice areas includes business and corporate law, commercial and residential real estate, estate planning and probate law, personal injury as a result of automobile accidents and more. The firm includes experienced litigators, veteran divorce and child custody lawyers, and attorneys well-versed in drunk driving law and other areas of criminal defense. For more information, please visit