[COLUMBIA, S.C. September 25, 2014] – Collins & Lacy, P.C. is pleased to announce Andrew Cole will serve as chair of the Practice and Procedure Committee for the South Carolina Bar for 2014-2015, and Blakely Molitor will serve on the Narcotics Use Advisory Committee for the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission.
As chair of the Practice and Procedure Committee, Cole will lead the group’s efforts regarding improvements to the operation of the judicial system. The committee makes recommendations about the rules and laws pertaining to the practice and procedure of the South Carolina Judicial System. Cole is a shareholder and certified circuit court mediator based in the Collins & Lacy Columbia office. His law career has focused on construction and defense litigation, as well as appellate advocacy.
Molitor will join the Narcotics Use Advisory Committee where she will help study the use of prescribed narcotics for patients receiving treatment as a result of workers’ compensation injuries. The committee will determine if prescriptions should be regulated and if so, recommend regulations for the commission’s consideration. Molitor is an associate practicing workers’ compensation defense. She represents clients in every stage of the workers’ compensation process, including discovery, hearings, appeals and mediation.
Collins & Lacy is proud to have two attorneys serving the legal community through these worthwhile organizations.