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Terry A. Finger

Terry was born at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina and was raised in Southampton, New York. Terry practiced in Columbia, South Carolina from 1979 to 1984. He has practiced on Hilton Head Island continuously since 1984. In addition to his private practice, Terry served as the first Municipal Judge for the Town of Hilton Head Island and served in that capacity from 1992 through 2001. Since 2003, Terry has been a part-time Beaufort County Magistrate. Terry is a mediator and arbitrator certified by the South Carolina Supreme Court.

Areas of Practice

    Business and Commercial
    Home/Property Owners Association/Condominium Regimes
    Personal Injury
    Residential and Commercial Real Estate

Certified Legal Specialties

    Mediator and Arbitrator, South Carolina Supreme Court

Bar Admissions

    South Carolina, 1979
    U.S. District Court District of South Carolina, 1979
    U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit


    University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina
        J.D. cum laude - 1979
        Law Review: South Carolina Law Review, 1977 - 1979
    St. Lawrence University
        B.A. - 1976

Professional Associations and Memberships

    Hilton Head Island Bar Association, Member (President - 1989-1990)
    Summary Court Judge Association, Member, (1993 - Present)
    Sea Pines Montessori School, (Chairman - 1989-1992)
    Hilton Head Preparatory School, (Board Member - 1995-2001)
    Spanish Wells Property Owners Association, (President - 2001-present)
    Heritage Classic Foundation, (Board Member - 2008-present)
    Hilton Head Island Chamber of Commerce, (Past Board Member)

Finger, Melnick, Brooks & LaBruce P.A.

Terry A. Finger

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