CHARLESTON, SC – Thurmond Kirchner Timbes & Yelverton, P.A., founded in Charleston, S.C., in 2005 and representing clients across a wide range of legal matters, has added Thomas J. Rode as an associate attorney.
Rode, who focuses on civil litigation, business litigation, and appellate practice, began his career in private practice and with the Savage Law Firm, where he practiced criminal defense and plaintiff’s litigation. He has handled matters in both state and federal court in South Carolina. Prior to that, he served as the law clerk to the Honorable Paula H. Thomas of the South Carolina Court of Appeals. Rode holds a J.D. from the Charleston School of Law, where he graduated magna cum laude, and a B.S. from North Carolina State University, where he also graduated magna cum laude. A member of the South Carolina Bar Association, the Charleston County Bar Association, and South Carolina Young Lawyers, Rode also serves as an adjunct professor of legal research and writing at the Charleston School of Law. He is admitted to practice before all state courts in South Carolina and before the U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina. A native of Wilmington, N.C., he currently resides in downtown Charleston with his wife, Julie Moore Rode.
Founded in 2005, Thurmond Kirchner Timbes & Yelverton, P.A., manages a broad range of legal challenges, including personal injury, criminal defense, business disputes, property defects, and construction litigation. The firm’s attorneys are committed to applying their focus, intense preparation, and strategic thinking to every phase of the case, from the beginning through trial and beyond. They work with individuals, business clients and associating law firms, with a majority of cases coming from other lawyers. The firm’s offices are located in historic downtown Charleston, S.C. More information is available at www.tktylawfirm.com or by calling 843-937-8000.