Isabelle Young brings her extensive legal experience to Saxton & Stump’s Charleston office and the Commercial Litigation and Investigations and Criminal Defense groups. Isabelle’s decade of experience in the legal profession includes five judicial clerkships in three jurisdictions, several years in private practice, and time spent writing and editing legal articles for an international news service.
After graduating law school, Isabelle clerked on the U.S. Court of Federal Claims in Washington, D.C. She then worked for two Colorado firms as an associate attorney practicing commercial litigation, which included consumer finance, bankruptcy and compliance issues. Isabelle then clerked for two federal magistrate judges in Denver and worked as an editor and writer at the Bloomberg Bureau of National Affairs.
After returning to Charleston, Isabelle worked as an attorney advisor for U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services for the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina. In the position, she advised probation officers and reported directly to the chief of probation. Prior to joining Saxton & Stump, Isabelle clerked for two district judges in the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, including serving as career clerk to the Hon. Margaret B. Seymour (Ret.).
During her time at Wofford College, where she graduated magna cum laude, Isabelle tutored in the college’s writing clinic, participated in a NOLS course, and studied abroad for a semester in Brussels, Belgium. While at the University of South Carolina School of Law, Isabelle held the position of associate editor-in-chief of the American Bar Association Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Journal.