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Richard G. (Dick) WhitingBiography:
Richard G. (Dick) Whiting graduated from Presbyterian College in 1972. Upon his graduation from PC, Dick returned to his hometown of Miami, Florida and entered the international shipping business. He received his Master’s in Business Administration from Florida International University in 1980 and returned to South Carolina that same year. Dick graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law in December of 1982. Since his graduation from law school, Dick has practiced primarily in the area of Family and Federal and State “Wiretap” Law.

Dick has held various offices with the Family Law Section Council of the South Carolina Bar (including now being a past president) and currently serves in the House of Delegates.
Dick's practice continues to emphasize Family Law and Electronic Communication Privacy Law. He has been a speaker on numerous Continuing Legal Education Seminars and other forums including presentations at the newly elected Judges orientation school, to private investigators, and to other groups interested with privacy issues.

Private Practice:
Law Offices of Richard G. Whiting, P.A.
Statewide practice in the areas of Family Law and Federal and State “Wiretap” Law

■ University of South Carolina, Juris Doctorate, 1983
■ Florida International University, MBA, 1980
■ Presbyterian College, BS Business Administration, 1972

Bar Admissions:
■ South Carolina Bar, 1983
■ 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1983
■ South Carolina Federal District Court, 1983

Bar and Professional Memberships:
■ American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow
■ South Carolina Bar Association, Family Law Section
■ Richland County Bar Association, Family Law Section

Ofices Held:
■ South Carolina Bar Children’s Committee; 2005-2006
■ South Carolina Bar Long Range Planning Committee; 2000-2002, 2004-2006
■ South Carolina Bar House of Delegates; 1996-2000; 2004-2006, 2008 –
■ South Carolina Bar Chairman, Family Law Section Council; 1992-1993
■ South Carolina Bar Chair Elect, Vice-Chairman; 1991-1992
■ South Carolina Bar Secretary; 1990-1992
■ South Carolina Bar Treasurer; 1989-1990
■ South Carolina Bar Section Delegate; 1989-1990

■ Certified Family Court Mediator and Arbitrator

■ South Carolina Bench and Bar Continuing Legal Education Seminars
■ South Carolina Bar “Hot Tips From the Coolest Domestic Practitioners”
■ South Carolina Bar Annual Convention
■ Judicial Legal Education Seminars
■ New Judges Orientation School
■ South Carolina Association of Legal Investigators

“Intrafamily Wiretapping in the Internet Age”, South Carolina Lawyer; May/ June 2000

Firm Information:
Law Offices of Richard G. Whiting, P.A.
1515 Lady Street (29201)
Post Office Box 7877
Columbia, SC 29202
Phone: (803) 256-9067
Fax: (803) 256-0223


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