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Costa M. Pleicones

Costa M. Pleicones, state supreme court justice. Bar: South Carolina 1968.


  • Pleicones, Costa M. was born on February 29, 1944 in Greenville, South Carolina, United States. Son of Mike and Lecha Pleicones.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in English, Wofford College, Spartanburg, South Carolina, 1965. Juris Doctor, University South Carolina, 1968.


    • Public defender Richland County, South Carolina. Attorney Lewis, Babcock, Pleicones and Hawkins. Municipal judge City of Columbia, South Carolina.

      County attorney Richland County. Resident circuit court judge 5th Judicial Circuit, 1991—2000. Associate justice South Carolina Supreme Court, since 2000.

      With Judge Advocate General United States Army, 1968-1973, with United States Army Reserve, 1973-1999.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: South Carolina 1968.


    • Married Donna Singletary. 2 children.
    • father: Mike Pleicones
    • mother: Lecha Pleicones
    • spouse: Donna Singletary
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    Born February 29, 1944
    (age 73)