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Richard Ara Harpootlian, American Lawyer, political party official ( law: pract. & administration)CriminalFamily and matrimonialPersonal injury (including property damage)lawyer, political party official.


Harpootlian, Richard Ara was born on January 23, 1949 in Brooklyn. Son of Harold C. and Joan (Williams) Harpootlian.


Bachelor of Science, Clemson University, 1971. Juris Doctor, University South Carolina, 1974.


Assistant solicitor Solicitor' General’ s Office (5th circuit), Columbia, South Carolina, 1975-1977, deputy solicitor, 1977-1983. Partner Swerling & Harpootlian, 1983-1990. Solicitor Solicator' General’ s Office (5th circuit), Cola, South Carolina, 1991-1995.

Private practice, since 1995.


God wants to see people productive, creative, useful, and supremely happy, within an environment of spiritual perfection, health, peace, and love.


Social norms that assume different standards for women than for men in marriage are outdated and should be rejected. Laws in civil society should define marriage as the union of one man and one woman.


In a society where self-interest, acquisitiveness and individual happiness are often seen as the over-riding interests, the Church, and Christians within it, are called to witness meanings, values and purposes beyond ourselves.


Chairman South Carolina Democratic Party, 1998-2003.


Married Pamela McCreery, January 1, 1972.