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Beth BernsteinBeth E. Bernstein

Practice Areas:

    • Real Estate Transactions
    • Probate Administration and Estate Planning
    • General Civil Litigation

Beth Bernstein graduated from of the University of Georgia, with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 1991, and graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1994. After graduating from law school, she began practicing law with her father, Isadore S. Bernstein, and brother, Lowell E. Bernstein, and formed what is now known as Bernstein and Bernstein, LLC.

Beth focuses her practice on residential real estate transactions and probate administration. She also represents clients in civil litigation actions.

She was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 1994. She also is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and the United States District Court for South Carolina.

She is a member of the South Carolina Bar Association, Richland County Bar Association, and the South Carolina Association for Justice.

In November 2012, Beth was elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives for House District 78. She feels honored and privileged to be able to serve her community in this role.

In December 2015, Beth was the recipient of the John W. Williams Distinguished Service Award, affectionately known as the “Tootie” Williams Award. This award is based upon distinguished and meritorious service to the legal profession or to the public in professional related activities. The Williams Distinguished Service Award is the highest recognition given by the Richland County Bar Association.

Beth is a recipient of Business Monthly’s Top 50 Most Influential People in 2012. She currently is a member of the Palmetto Health Foundation Cancer Center Board and is a sustaining member of the Junior League of Columbia. She is Past President of the Richland County Bar Association and was selected as Columbia’s Top “20 under 40” in 2006. She has previously served on the following boards: Three Rivers Heritage and Music Foundation, Columbia Jewish Federation, Beth Shalom Synagogue, the Columbia Jewish Day School, South Carolina Philharmonic, and is a 1998 Graduate of Leadership Columbia.

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