March 25, 2019
Columbia, S.C. – Keith Poston, a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP’s Columbia office, has been named by The State as a 2019 20 Under 40 honoree. Each year, the paper selects 20 young people who are making a difference in the Midlands.
Poston practices in the areas of bankruptcy and creditors' rights, consumer financial services litigation and financial institutions. He is certified by the South Carolina Supreme Court as a specialist in bankruptcy and debtor/creditor law. In 2018, he was recognized by the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges in its “Next Generation Program,” which recognized 40 up-and-coming bankruptcy practitioners throughout the country. In 2019, he was invited to join the J. Bratton Davis Bankruptcy American Inn of Court.
He has distinguished himself through his extensive pro bono work for indigent clients across the Midlands. Poston’s work includes bankruptcy and foreclosure cases on behalf of Central South Carolina Habitat for Humanity, and probate matters with Wills for Heroes and guardianship cases with the South Carolina Guardianship Project. In 2015, he received the Claude M. Scarborough, Jr. Award, which is awarded to a select group of Nelson Mullins attorneys each year for their outstanding commitment and contributions to pro bono work. Poston currently serves as Vice President of the Board of Directors of Central South Carolina Habitat for Humanity, and as a volunteer judge for the South Carolina Bar High School and Middle School Mock Trial Program.
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