Personal Injury Lawyer Serving Mt. Pleasant, Charleston, & More
Mr. Lawton comes from a family of attorneys. His maternal grandfather,
Angus H. Macaulay, practiced law in Chester, South Carolina. Mr. Lawton's
late father, Thomas O. Lawton, Jr., practiced law in Allendale, South
Carolina. His mother, Bess Lawton, was an Allendale County educator, and
she served on the Allendale County and South Carolina school boards for
Both of Mr. Lawton’s siblings are also involved in the legal field.
His brother, Thomas O. Lawton, III, is an attorney in Asheville, North
Carolina, and his sister Margaret Lawton, is a dean at the Charleston
School of Law in Charleston, South Carolina. Mr. Lawton enjoys spending
time with his family, hunting and gardening. He also enjoys spending time
on the family farm.
Experienced & Dedicated Representation
Mr. Lawton has been practicing law in Charleston for decades, and he has
worked in several different types of firms. This broad-based background
allows him to see the most efficient way to bring a case to a favorable
conclusion. He has been board-certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
In the years that he has practiced law in South Carolina, he has played
multiple roles in the legal system: he represented defendants and insurance
companies in a defense firm, and he worked in a plaintiff’s firm
representing individuals. He has served as a witness, as the foreperson
of a jury, and acted as a summary jury trial judge. This experience from
every side of a courtroom has taught him a great deal about our legal
system and how to obtain excellent results.
Lawton Law Firm Can Help
The most rewarding part of our job is establishing a meaningful relationship
with our clients and helping them through a difficult circumstance. It
is typical for Mr. Lawton to stay in touch with former clients, as our
firm values the relationships with the people we have helped. Our Mt.
Pleasant, SC personal injury lawyers view clients as members of our family.
Call us today at (843) 588-5302 to learn more about how we can help.
There’s no time to lose!