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Robert Buford Wallace

Robert Buford Wallace, American lawyer. Bar: South Carolina 1959, United States 4th Circuit Court 1962, United States Tax Court 1974, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1981. Recipient Compleat Lawyer award Law School Alumni, 1998.

Background

Wallace, Robert Buford was born on April 9, 1935 in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. Son of Oliver Thornwell and Thelma (Fogle) Wallace.

Education

Juris Doctor/Bachelor of Laws, University of Southern California, Columbia, 1953-1959.

Career

Worked at Wallace and Tinkler (Charleston, SC) specializing in Personal Injury Law, Medical Malpractice, Criminal Defense, Business Litigation, Family Law. Admitted to the bar, 1959, South Carolina. 1962, United States. District Court, District of South Carolina and United States.

Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit. 1981, United States. Supreme Court. Listed in: National Directory of Criminal Lawyers, 1983—.

Best Lawyers in America, Family Law, Personal Injury, Business Litigation and Criminal Law, 1987—. America's Leading Lawyers, 1992. Solicitor (Prosecutor), Ninth Judicial Circuit, South Carolina, 1969-1977.

Member, Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference, 1990—. Member: Charleston County Bar Association (President, 1983-1984). South Carolina Bar; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America.

South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association. National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. American Board of Trial Advocates (Advocate).

Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers.

Membership

Member, Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference, 1990—. Member: Charleston County Bar Association (President, 1983-1984). South Carolina Bar; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America.

South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association. National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. American Board of Trial Advocates (Advocate).

Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers. Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers.

Connections

Married Joy Holcombe, August 30, 1958. Children: O. Theodore, Kristy M., R. Bruce, Kimberly W. Cain, Robyn W. Williams, Lisa W. Barrington.