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W. Steven Johnson

W. Steven Johnson is a partner in the law firm of Todd & Johnson, L.L.P. which firm has offices located in Columbia and Charleston, South Carolina. The firm was formed by Mr. Johnson and the late Albert C. Todd III in 1980. Mr. Johnson has practiced continuously in such firm from the firm’s formation to the present. His practice is concentrated in the areas of estate planning and probate law. Mr. Johnson has received the honor of being listed for 10+ years in the Trust and Estate specialty field of The Best Lawyers in America. He has also been elected to “Super Lawyer” in the estate planning and probate fields of law.

  • 1966-1970, Wofford College, A. B. English
  • 1970-1973, University of South Carolina School of Law, J. D.
  • 1973 - Admitted to practice law in South Carolina
  • Former Chairman - Richland County Bar Association Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • Former Chairman - South Carolina Bar Association Estate Planning and Trust Law Section
  • Certified Specialist conferred by the South Carolina Supreme Court in the specialty field of Trust and Estate Planning
  • Former Chairman of the Estate Planning and Probate Law Specialization Advisory Board (Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization of the S.C. Supreme Court)
  • Secretary of the Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization of the S.C. Supreme Court
  • Fellow - American College of Trust and Estate Council (former state chairman)
  • Currently a member of the Fiduciary Income Tax Committee
  • South Carolina Bridge the Gap (8 - 10 years)
  • Frequent lectures for the S.C. Bar CLE Division
  • Co-authored Chapter 3, Choosing Fiduciaries, Estate Planning in South Carolina
  • Co-Editor of the Book of Estate Planning Questions and Answers, by Albert C. Todd III, Second Edition.