Gallivan White & Boyd Attorney Named to S.C. Bar Dispute Resolution Council

July 13, 2011

GREENVILLE, SC – July 13, 2011 – Gallivan White & Boyd PA announces that senior shareholder Mills Gallivan has been appointed to the South Carolina Bar Dispute Resolution Section Council.

The council oversees the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section of the SC Bar. The section educates judges, attorneys and the public to the benefits of alternative dispute resolution and promotes the adoption of mediator and arbitrator standards.

Gallivan will serve on the Council through 2014. He is a certified arbitrator and a certified mediator and Alternative Dispute Resolution is one of his primary practice areas at Gallivan White & Boyd.

“The attorneys at Gallivan White & Boyd are encouraged to seek leadership positions in our profession and in our community,” said GWB Managing Shareholder C. William McGee. “Mills Gallivan lives that ethos and this appointment adds to his long list of accomplishments.”

Gallivan served as managing shareholder at GWB in 1993-96 and 2003-07. He has previously served as president of the S.C. Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association, chairman of the Tort and Insurance Practice Section of the South Carolina Bar, and Program Chair for the National Foundation for Judicial Excellence. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel and the National Foundation for Judicial Excellence.

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