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RE:   Administrative Suspensions for Failure to Pay South Carolina Bar License Fees and Assessments


The South Carolina Bar has furnished the attached list of lawyers who were administratively suspended from the practice of law on February 1, 2011, under Rule 419(b)(1), SCACR, and remain suspended as of April 1, 2011.  Pursuant to Rule 419(e)(1), SCACR, these lawyers are hereby suspended from the practice of law by this Court.  They shall surrender their certificates to practice law in this State to the Clerk of this Court by May 1, 2011.

Any petition for reinstatement must be made in the manner specified by Rule 419(f), SCACR.  If a lawyer suspended by this order does not seek reinstatement within three (3) years of the date this order, the lawyer’s membership in the South Carolina Bar shall be terminated and the lawyer’s name will be removed from the roll of attorneys in this State.   Rule 419(g), SCACR.

These lawyers are warned that any continuation of the practice of law in this State after being suspended by the provisions of Rule 419, SCACR, or this order is the unauthorized practice of law, and will subject them to disciplinary action under Rule 413, SCACR, and could result in a finding of criminal or civil contempt by this Court.  Further, any lawyer who is aware of any violation of this suspension shall report the matter to the Office of Disciplinary Counsel.   Rule 8.3, Rules of Professional Conduct for Lawyers, Rule 407, SCACR.


s/Jean H. Toal                                    C.J.

s/Costa M. Pleicones                        J.

s/Donald W. Beatty                            J.

s/John W. Kittredge                           J.

s/Kaye G. Hearn                                 J.

Columbia, South Carolina
April 8, 2011


Attorneys Suspended for Nonpayment of 2011 License Fees
As of April 1, 2011

Baylor B. Banks
Thompson Law, LLC.
3050 Peachtree Rd. Ste. 355
Atlanta, GA 30305

Shawn M. Pellow
6 Pequot Sq.
Mansfield Center, CT 06250
Gerald Archie Beard
Michelin North America, Inc.
P.O. Box 19001
Greenville, SC 29602

Barrett Owen Poppler
Wiseman & Poppler, PA
P.O. Box 74
Concord, NC 28026
Ryan Thomas Gardner
Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP
600 Travis St., Ste. 3400
Houston, TX 77002

John J. Rearer
621 NW 102nd Ave.
Coral Springs, FL 33071-8800
Gwendolyn S. Hailey
P.O. Box 3447
Durham, NC 27702
Marc W. Richardson
432 Freedom Trail
Brunswick, GA 31525

Eric Paul Kelley
101 Saluda Pointe Dr., Unit 718
Lexington, SC 29072
Garth D. Richmond
Harrity & Harrity, L.L.P.
11350 Random Hills  Ste.600
Fairfax, VA 22030

G. Clint Parker
109 Fairoaks Dr.
Greenville, SC 29615

Eugene E. Stoker
4422 Westminster Place
St. Louis, MO 63108