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John D. Kornegay III

John Dunbar Kornegay III, “Johnny”, is an associate with Todd and Johnson. He focuses his work on estate and trust administration; estate planning; and guardianship/conservator matters. Johnny graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law, where he was a member of the South Carolina Law Review. During law school, he was awarded the Albert C. Todd III Estate Planning Award, named after Al Todd, one of the founding partners of the firm. He was also awarded the Joseph O. Rogers Award. He received Cali Awards for receiving the highest grades in the following courses: Property Law; Wills Trusts and Estates; Evidence; Federal Courts; and English Legal History.

While also in law school, Johnny completed an externship with South Carolina Circuit Court Judge, the Honorable G. Thomas Cooper; clerked for the South Carolina Attorney General’s Office; and clerked for Bellamy Law Firm in Myrtle Beach. Prior to graduating, Johnny was inducted into the Order of the Coif and the Order of the Wig and the Robe.

Johnny is from Camden, South Carolina. He is also a licensed funeral director. In his spare time, Johnny likes to work out, read, and enjoy the beautiful outdoor activities that South Carolina offers. His prior work experience includes working as a roofer and as a mascot for a local fast food chain.

  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • JD- USC, Magna Cum Laude 2018
  • MA- USC, Human Resources 2011
  • BA- USC, Psychology, Cum Laude 2010
Professional Organizations
  • Columbia Estate Planning Council
  • Richland County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Member of the Real Property Trust and Estate Law Section of the American Bar Association
Judicial Internship
  • Honorable G. Thomas Cooper