Jeffrey D. Hopkins

Associate
803.451.4503 Direct
803.799.1111 Main
803.254.1335 Fax
jeff@basjlaw.com
1613 Main Street
Columbia, SC 29201

Mr. Hopkins practices primarily in the areas of estate planning and administration, taxation, probate litigation, business transactions, real estate, and civil litigation. He received a B.A. in political science from the University of South Carolina in 2014 and a law degree from the University of South Carolina in 2017. He is currently earning an LL.M. (Taxation) from the University of Alabama School of Law.

While in law school, Mr. Hopkins served as the Editor in Chief for the American Bar Association’s Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Journal, the second most subscribed law review journal in the nation behind only Harvard Law Review. He also served on the law school’s Pro Bono Board, Public Interest Law Society, Honor Council, and participated as a Volunteer Income Tax Assistant by aiding the elderly and needy in filing income tax returns.

Mr. Hopkins was awarded the Compleat Lawyer Award, Bronze for his recognition in professional competence, ethics, and integrity. He also received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award (formerly known as the American Jurisprudence Award) for his studies in Real Estate Transactions. Following law school, he clerked for the Honorable Amy W. McCulloch of the Richland County Probate Court and the Honorable Walton J. McLeod, IV of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court.

Mr. Hopkins is actively involved with the South Carolina Bar, the Richland County Bar Association, and the Lexington County Bar Association. He attends Shandon Baptist Church along with his wife, Katie, and spends his spare time reading, running, and following the South Carolina Gamecocks.

Primary Services

Taxation
Estate Planning & Probate Law
Business & Corporate Law
Civil Defense Litigation
Commercial Real Estate & Banking

Education

University of South Carolina
..School of Law (J.D. 2017)
University of South Carolina
..(B.A. 2014)

Bar Admissions

South Carolina
North Carolina

Accolades

Compleat Lawyer Award
CALI Award (Real Estate
..Transactions)
Konduros Public Interest
..Fellowship

Professional Involvement

South Carolina Bar
Richland County Bar
..Association
Lexington County Bar
..Association
American Bar Association
..Real Property, Trust & Estate
..Section