Richards McCrae becomes president of S.C. Association of Justice

August 14, 2020

ROCK HILL, SC – Morton & Gettys partner Richards McCrae is the new president of the South Carolina Association of Justice, the state’s largest association of plaintiff lawyers. He began his year-long term as president following the association’s business meeting on Aug. 6.

SCAJ, with nearly 1,500 members, is dedicated to promoting an open and fair justice system and preserving the right to trial-by-jury.

“This organization is dedicated to the same cause that has guided my professional career – fighting on behalf of individuals against the powerful, wealthy and well-connected,” said Richards. “I am proud to be a member of SCAJ and am honored to serve as the association’s president for the next twelve months.”

Richards is a York County native who joined Morton & Gettys in 2009. His practice with the firm includes personal injury cases and other civil lawsuits. He represents clients in a wide range of personal injury matters, including car, truck and boating accidents, work-related injuries, medical malpractice, and wrongful-death cases. Learn more about his practice at Learn more about SCAJ at


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