C. Dixon Lee, III

C. Dixon Lee, III: Attorney with McLaren & Lee AV stamp icon
  • Partner at McLaren & Lee (2 Attorneys)
  • 1508 Laurel Street, P.O. Box 11809, Columbia, SC 29211-1809
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C. Dixon Lee, III is listed in The Best Lawyers in America. He and his firm have achieved the highest rating for legal ability in Martindale-Hubbell. He is also listed in the South Carolina Super Lawyers Publication. His statewide practice primarily involves complex matrimonial litigation and trial work, with an emphasis on Family Law Appeals to the South Carolina Supreme Court. He is also involved in mediation and arbitration of family law matters. He has held numerous positions affiliated with Family Law including admission as a

in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and has been instrumental in the drafting and adoption of the South Carolina Child Support Guidelines. He is a longstanding member of the Family Law Sections of the American Bar Association, the South Carolina Bar, and the Richland County Bar Association. Mr. Lee has authored numerous articles and has been a speaker in many Family Law Continuing Education Seminars, including Judicial Conferences and Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Seminars. Private Practice: Partner, McLaren & Lee, Attorneys-at-Law Statewide practice limited to Family Law matters (in private practice since 1979) Offices Held: South Carolina Child Support Advisory Committee, 1989-1992 and 1997-1998; (South Carolina Child Support Guidelines Review Committee, 1993-1994 and 1999) American Bar Association, Family Law Section; Trial Techniques Subcommittee, 1988-1994, Vice-Chairman, 1988-1989; Bankruptcy Subcommittee, 1993-1994 Distinctions: Named, Best Lawyers in America , Family Law Designations (appellate) Achieved the highest rating for legal ability in Martindale-Hubbell Listed, South Carolina Super Lawyers Speaker: Various Family Law topics, South Carolina Bar Continuing Legal Education Seminars Author: Federal Implications of Wiretapping and other Electronic Surveillance in Family Law Cases, American Journal of Family Law, Summer, 1987.

Areas of Practice (9)

  • Divorce
  • Alimony
  • Premarital Agreements
  • Marital Property Settlements
  • Child Support
  • Child Custody
  • Appellate Practice
  • Paternity
  • Trial Practice

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
803-799-3074  Phone
University Attended:
University of South Carolina, B.S., 1974
Law School Attended:
University of South Carolina, J.D., 1976
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina and Western District of North Carolina; 1977, South Carolina; 1977, North Carolina; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court
Birth Information:
Spartanburg, South Carolina, October 13, 1947
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Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
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