Carolyn Marie Bone

Carolyn Marie Bone

Carolyn M. Bone, LLC: Divorce, Family Law, & Mediation
  • Divorce, Family Law, Arbitration & Mediation
  • South Carolina
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Reviewed by Caroline Chavez August 5, 2020
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Carolyn is an experienced family law attorney, dedicated to advocating for her clients with the utmost integrity.
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Summary

Bar Admissions: South Carolina, 2008 Education: J.D., University of South Carolina School of Law B.A., summa cum laude, Converse College

A Summerville, South Carolina native, family law attorney Carolyn Bone has long been an advocate for children and families and has pursued a career path that includes compassionate service. She received her J.D. from the University of South Carolina School of Law and was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 2008. Prior to law school, Ms. Bone graduated summa cum laude from Converse College with a Bachelor of Arts degree with a dual major in English and Psychology.

Ms. Bone served as the President of the the Dorchester County Bar Association (2018), Chair of the Continuing Legal Education Committee (2015), and Secretary of the association (2016 and 2017). She is an active member of the Charleston County Bar Association, as well as the Family Court Section of the South Carolina Bar. She is an appointed member of the Dorchester County Family Court Liaison Committee (2018-present), serving as a bridge between local Family Court judges and family law practitioners to improve the practice of family law in our area. In 2018, she was elected as a General Council Member of the South Carolina Bar Family Law Section, which monitors and drafts Family Court legislation, conducts continuing legal education seminars, and publishes materials for Family Court attorneys in South Carolina.

In 2015, Ms. Bone successfully completed the American Bar Association/National Institute for Trial Advocacy Family Law Program, an eight-day intensive trial skills program in Boulder, Colorado. This program features nationally-recognized faculty and refines the skills and techniques used in contested divorce proceedings, including examination of child custody and financial experts.

Ms. Bone became a certified Family Court Mediator in 2017. She is a mediator (2018-present) and former board member (2019) of the Mediation and Meeting Center of Charleston.

Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Arbitration & Mediation
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    We also offer video consultations via Zoom, as well as virtual (online) mediation.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
South Carolina
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Owner/Sole Practicioner
Carolyn M. Bone, LLC
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Carolyn M. Bone, LLC provides a full range of family law services throughout the state of South Carolina. Based in Summerville, South Carolina, attorney Carolyn Bone serves clients dealing with a variety of family law issues, including divorce, separation (separate support and maintenance), child custody and visitation, spousal support/alimony, modification and enforcement, property division, paternity determination, and name changes. Ms. Bone is also an experienced Guardian ad Litem.
Adjunct Professor
Charleston Southern University
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College of Adult and Professional Studies (CAPS) Program Instructor, Business Law I & II, Healthcare Law, and Employment Law
Associate
Parise Law Firm, PA
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100% of practice devoted to Family Law
Education
University of South Carolina - Columbia
J.D. (2008) | Law
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Honors: American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (South Carolina chapter) Harvey L. Golden Award for Special Interest in Family Law University of South Carolina School of Law Susan McCrary scholarship award Editorial Board, Journal of Law & Education
Activities: President, Women in Law
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Converse College
B.A. (2005) | English & Psychology
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Honors: Summa Cum Laude Graduate; double major
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Awards
Harvey Golden Award- Special Interest in Family Law
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Susan McCrary Scholarship Award
University of South Carolina School of Law
Professional Associations
South Carolina Bar Family Law Council
Elected Member
- Current
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Charleston County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Dorchester County Bar
President
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Dorchester County Bar
Secretary
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Dorchester County Bar
CLE Coordinator
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South Carolina Bar
Member, Education Law Committee
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South Carolina Bar
Member, Children's Law Committee
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Certifications
Guardian ad Litem (private cases)
University of South Carolina Children's Law Center
Certified South Carolina Family Court Mediator
S.C. Board of Arbitrator & Mediator Certification
Websites & Blogs
Website
Carolyn M. Bone, LLC Law Firm Website
Contact & Map
Carolyn M. Bone, LLC
703 North Magnolia Street
Summerville, SC 29483
Telephone: (843) 261-7025
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