Attorneys

 

Adam S. Bacot


     Adam was born in Columbia, South Carolina.  He graduated from Georgia Southern University in 1994 with a B. A. in History and earned his law degree from the Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University, Macon, Georgia in 1997.  He has been engaged in the private practice of law in Greenwood since 1997.

     Adam is married and has two children.  He attends First Presbyterian Church of Greenwood and enjoys fishing and hunting and spending time with his family.

 

bacot@bacotlawfirm.com

 

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Velvet Brown Davis

Ms. Davis is a native of Greenwood, SC and a graduate of Ninety Six High School. She graduated Lander University and earned her law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law. She has been an active member of the South Carolina Bar and the Greenwood County Bar since 2002.  Ms. Davis has dedicated much of her practice on real estate transactions during her years of practice. 

She is married to Jeremy Davis. They have four children and attend Ninety Six Pentecostal Holiness Church. Ms. Davis enjoys watching her children play sports and spending time with her family.

vdavis@bacotlawfirm.com

James Graham Padgett, III ("Tripp")


 

   Tripp is a native of Greenwood, SC.  He graduated Wofford College with a B. A. in Spanish and finance, and earned his law degree from University of South Carolina.  He is a member of the SC Board of Law Examiners appointed by the Supreme Court.  Tripp also serves as one of two delegates from the 8th Judicial Circuit to the House of Delegates of the SC Bar and is a member of the SC Bar Pro Bono Board. 

     Tripp is married and has three children.  He is a member of the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection in Greenwood.

 

padgett@bacotlawfirm.com

J. Matthew Dove

 

Matt was born and raised in Calhoun Falls, SC.  Matt earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Berry College in Rome, GA and his law degree from the University of South Carolina.  After practicing law in Garden City, SC since 1996, he moved back to this area and practices primarily in the McCormick Office.

While Matt has practiced in almost all areas of law, since 2005 his practice has primarily focused on estate and tax planning, including Trusts, Wills, and Powers of Attorney; residential and commercial real estate and business and corporate law. 

Matt has been married to Christy since 2003.  They attend Northside Baptist Church in Calhoun Falls, and together serve as the youth ministry leaders for the church.  He loves the outdoors and enjoys spending time with family – which includes the dogs.

Matt still sees the practice of law as a service industry, not a commodity.  He believes that an attorney must listen thoughtfully to his clients’ situation and needs in order to properly advise them.  The client’s needs always come first.   

matt@bacotlawfirm.com