Samuel Calvin Waters is a lawyer from Columbia, South Carolina, United States. He has served on the boards of Rogers Townsend & Thomas PC, the American Legal and Financial Network, the Mortgage Bankers of the Carolinas, Legal League 100 and the Committee on Actual Real Estate Solutions.
Since 1986, Waters has focused his practice on creditors’ rights, bankruptcy and consumer litigation. Here are 13 more things about him:
- In 1966, he graduated cum laude from Presbyterian College in Clinton, South Carolina with a bachelor’s degree in history and became a U.S. Army transportation corps second lieutenant. From May 1966 to August 1966, he was a U.S. Army Reserve‘s judge advocate generals corps colonel.
- In 1968, he earned his master’s degree in history from the University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina and became a U.S. Army adjutant generals corps second lieutenant.
- In 1970, his son Samuel Creighton Waters was born.
- From 1971 to 1973, he was a U.S. Army Reserve commander in Orangeburg, South Carolina.
- In 1974, he graduated from the University of South Carolina with a law degree and was admitted to practice law in South Carolina. From 1974 to 1976, he was a trust officer for C&S National Bank.
- In 1976, he was admitted to practice law in the U.S. District Court of South Carolina. From 1976 to 1984, he was a counsel for South Carolina Department of Veterans Affairs.
- From 1981 to 1984, he was a special assistant U.S. Attorney. In 1983, he became a U.S. Army judge advocate generals corps major. In 1984, he graduated from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College in Leavenworth, Kansas, USA and joined the Richland County Bar Association. From 1984 to 1986, he worked for Woodward Leventis Unger Herndon & Ormand.
- In 1986, he was admitted to practice law in the U.S. Court of Military Appeals. He was an attorney and shareholder at Rogers Townsend & Thomas from July 1986 to June 2014 and was a member of the Mortgage Bankers of the Carolinas from 1986 to 2019.
- From 1993 to 1996, he was a U.S. Army Reserve commander in Fort Jackson, South Carolina.
- In 2003, he joined the American Legal and Financial Network and became The Historic Heathwood Neighborhood Association co-president and director.
- He established The Waters Firm, LLC in August 2014 and became of counsel with the Finkel Law Firm, LLC in September 2014.
- In September 2015, he became the South Carolina Philharmonic director.
- He was 79 years old when his son Creighton led South Carolina’s prosecution against Alex Murdaugh. The trial started on January 23, 2023 and ended on March 2, 2023 when Murdaugh was found guilty of murdering Margaret “Maggie” Branstetter Murdaugh and Paul Terry Murdaugh.
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