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Attorneys

Daniel B. Lott, Jr.

Daniel B. Lott, Jr. (“Dan”) was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi on May 21, 1961. He spent his formative years in Metter, Georgia and in Hinesville, Georgia. He graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology, with highest honors, in 1983. He also graduated, cum laude, from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1991. While in law school, Dan was elected to the Order of the Wig and Robe and the Order of the Coif. He also served as a Research Editor on the Student Editorial Board for the American Bar Association Real Property, Probate and Trust Journal. In addition, he served as a Student Legal Writing Instructor while at USC.

Dan was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 1991. He is a former loan officer and branch manager of The Hinesville Bank (now The Heritage Bank) of Hinesville; and NCNB South Carolina (predecessor to Bank of America) in Beaufort, South Carolina. He served on the Board of Governors of the Savannah Chapter of the American Institute of Bankers, and he is a graduate of Leadership Beaufort.

Dan has served two terms on the Blue Ribbon Committee for school construction of Richland County School District One, and has also served as an elder of both First Presbyterian Church in Hinesville and Shandon Presbyterian Church in Columbia.


Stephen D. Searcy

Stephen D. Searcy (“Steve”) was born in Bennettsville, South Carolina on August 25, 1970. He spent his formative years in Florence, South Carolina. He graduated from Clemson University, cum laude, in Financial Management with a minor in Accounting. While at Clemson, Steve was a member of Kappa Alpha Order fraternity. He later graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1995. While in law school, he was elected to the Order of the Wig and Robe and served on the Student Editorial Board for the American Bar Association Real Property, Probate and Trust Journal.

Steve was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 1995. He is a member of the Columbia Capital Rotary Club and has served as chair of the School Improvement Council of Brennen Elementary School. Steve is currently an elder of Eastminster Presbyterian Church, where he has previously served as a deacon. Steve is actively involved with the Boy Scouts of America and currently serves as Scoutmaster of Troop 10, one of the largest troops in South Carolina.