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Karl Lavon Houston Edit Profile

Insurance company official , Legal assistant

Karl LaVon Houston, British Insurance company official, legal assistant. Certified legal assistant, South Carolina. Opportunity scholar Upward Bound program University of Southern California, 1983.

Background

Houston, Karl Lavon was born on December 2, 1964 in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. Son of Frank Porter and Brenda Louise (Gaillard) Houston.

Education

Student, University South Carolina., 1983-1986;student, National Center for Paralegal Training, Atlanta, 1986;student, Labor Rels. Alternatives, Albany, New York, 1988.

Career

Coordinator law-related education, South Carolina. Bar Association, Columbia, 1987-1988;legal assistant, South Carolina. Protection & Advocacy for Handicapped, Inc., Columbia, 1987-1989;sales representative, Liberty Life Corporation, Columbia, 1989-1991;vice president sales and marketing, CRW Finance, Columbia, since 1991.

Founder, president Palmetto Legal Support Systems, Columbia, since 1989.

Achievements

  • Certified legal assistant, South Carolina.

Membership

Volunteer Ronald McDonald House, Columbia, 1984-1986, pro bono referral program South Carolina. Bar Association, 1987-1988, South Carolina. guardian ad litem program Lexington(South Carolina.) Department Social Superior vena cava syndrome, 1988-1989, South Carolina. Special Olympics, Columbia, since 1989.

Regional finance director Young Democrats American, 1989-1991. Executive director South Carolina. Young Democrats, 1989.

Cubmaster Boy Scouts American, Columbia, since 1989. Member Brookland Baptist Church. Member South Carolina.

Notary Public Association, Columbia Legal Assts. Association, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Rotary, Toastmasters, Order of Omega, Kappa Alpha Psi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, volunteering, traveling.

Connections

father:
Frank Porter Houston

mother:
Brenda Louise (Gaillard) Houston