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Richard Whiting

Richard G. Whiting received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Presbyterian College in Clinton, South Carolina, a Master of Business Administration from Florida International University, Miami Florida, and Juris Doctorate Degree from The University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina. Upon graduation Mr. Whiting was awarded The Order of The Wig and Robe and The Order of the Coif by the University.

Mr. Whiting has been a presenter and speaker through the years at South Carolina’s Continuing Legal Education Seminars attended by South Carolina judges and attorneys. He has been honored to be selected to speak at the South Carolina New Judges School and has served as a guest lecturer at the University Of South Carolina School Of Law. Mr. Whiting has taught at the National Conference of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, a national organization of approximately 1,600 prominent Family Court attorneys located throughout the United States. Mr. Whiting has been found qualified to testify as an expert in the area of Family Law by the South Carolina Courts.

Mr. Whiting has been an active member of the South Carolina Bar for 34 years, where he has served in multiple capacities including being voted by his colleagues as a member of the House of Delegates. Mr. Whiting has served as President of the Family Law Section of the Bar and held various other positions within the Family Law Section. Mr. Whiting’s focus is on Family Law and Electronic Communications Privacy issues. He serves regularly as a Guardian ad Litem in domestic cases statewide. He also serves as a mediator in domestic cases.


  • University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina
    • J.D. – 1983
  • Florida International University
    • Master of Business Administration – 1980
  • Presbyterian College, Clinton, South Carolina
    • Bachelor of Science – 1972

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, 1983
  • United States Federal Court for South Carolina
  • United States Federal Court Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional Associations

  • South Carolina Bar Association, Member
  • Richland County Bar Association, Member
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow


  • Certified Family Court Mediator
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Martindale Hubbell Top Rated Attorney for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability, AV Rated
  • Client Distinction Award
  • AV Preeminent Attorney, Peer Rating of Professional Excellence
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
  • Family Law “Ten Best Attorney” Selection for South Carolina
  • Published South Carolina Lawyer Magazine, Wiretapping, Electronic Surveillance and Pictorial Evidence.