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Jessica Partain joins Saxton & Stump’s expanding Family Law Group in Charleston office

CHARLESTON, SC- September 13, 2023— Saxton & Stump is pleased to announce the addition of Jessica Partain, Esq. to their team of highly skilled attorneys. Partain brings over a decade of experience in family law and has a proven track record of success in handling complex family law matters. Partain’s practice focuses on all aspects of family law, including divorce, child custody, and support. She has earned a reputation for being a fierce advocate for her clients and is known for her ability to achieve favorable outcomes in even the most contentious cases. The group is chaired by Rene Stuhr Dukes. Partain is the latest well-respected and well-known family law attorney to join the group.

“The Charleston office continues to grow and attract top attorneys in Charleston and across the state. Jessica is yet another strong addition to the Charleston team and brings over a decade of family law and employment experience to the firm,” said Saxton & Stump CEO James Saxton.

Partain is a civil court arbitrator and mediator and is a member of the United States Supreme Court Bar and admitted to practice in Federal Court. Originally from Anderson, South Carolina, Jessica is a Clemson University and a Charleston School of Law alumna. After earning her law degree, Jessica returned to Charleston Law where she served as an adjunct Legal Research and Writing professor for several years.

Partain’s addition to the Saxton & Stump family law group is a testament to the firm’s dedication to providing top-tier legal services to its clients. The firm is committed to staying at the forefront of the legal industry and continuously improving its services to meet the ever-changing needs of its clients. Saxton & Stump is a full-service law firm with established practices in commercial litigation, insurance, labor and employment, as well as a full suite of business and corporate services.

Saxton & Stump’s strategic growth outlook

Our South Carolina office has tripled over the last twelve months and will continue to grow. We now have attorneys in complex business litigation, commercial litigation, education, employee benefits and executive compensation, family law, labor and employment, insurance, intellectual property, real estate, trusts and estates and Title IX. The team is part of a larger organization and full-service law firm of 200 professionals, including over 105 attorneys and 30 paralegals.

The firm continues to grow based on its strategic plan for 2023 and will continue to expand its current team of lawyers and professionals, focusing on bringing additional resources to support client needs. 

Saxton & Stump provides solutions for complex legal issues and partners with clients to create a roadmap for their success. The firm is committed to empowering clients by delivering five-star service and results-focused advice.