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Long motivated by a desire to see justice served through proper application of the law, Daniel F. “Frank” Blanchard, III is actively involved in civil trial work with emphasis in employment, civil rights, personal injury, consumer law, business litigation, and probate, estate, and trust cases.
Frank attended Greenville’s Furman University, where he was inducted into the Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society and received the Furman Scholar and Kennedy Foundation Scholarships. During his subsequent studies at the University of South Carolina School of Law, he was named to the Order of the Coif, the Order of the Wig and Robe, and the John Belton O’Neall Inn of Court. He also earned the American Jurisprudence Award for highest class average in Evidence. In addition, Frank served as Associate Editor-in-Chief of the American Bar Association’s Real Property, Probate & Trust Journal and received the Journal’s Outstanding Service Award.
Frank has published numerous articles about trade and workplace legal matters and delivered lectures on employment law, interference with contracts, business relations, workplace violence issues, the South Carolina “Lemon Law,” motor vehicle warranties, legal drafting, and residential apartment management. He maintains the highest professional rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.Phi Eta Sigma; Order of the Coif; Order of the Wig and Robe; John Belton O'Neall Inn of Court. Recipient: American Jurisprudence Award, Evidence; ABA Real Property, Probate and Trust Journal Outstanding Service Award, 1991. Member, 1990-1991 and Associate Editor, 1991-1992, ABA Real Property, Probate and Trust Journal. Co-author: "Controlling Person Liability for Motor Vehicle Dealer Violations of the South Carolina Motor Vehicle Unfair Trade Practices Act: A Proposal for Reform," 47 S.C.L.Rev. 349 (Winter 1996). Co-author: "Interference with Contractual and Business Relations," South Carolina Damages (S.C. Bar 1st Edition 2004, 2nd Edition 2009). Author: "The Faragher-Ellerth Affirmative Defense as Implied Waiver of Privileges: Is the Defense a Shield or Double-Edged Sword?," 14 S.C. Law. 38 (May 2003); "South Carolina Evidence Rule 703: A Backdoor Exception to the Hearsay Rule?," 13 S.C. Law. 14 (May/June 2002); "Supervisor Liability for Sexual Harassment Under Title VII in the Fourth Circuit: Continued Uncertainty After Lissau v. Southern Food Service, Inc.," 13 S.C. Law. 36 (Nov./Dec. 2001); 11th Annual Hiring & Terminating – The Ins and Outs of Employment Law Seminar (February 2015).
House of Delegates, Ninth Circuit Delegate; Charleston County Bar Association; South Carolina Bar; American Bar Association; U.S. Supreme Court Historical Society
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