[COLUMBIA, S.C. February 17, 2011] – Collins & Lacy, P.C. is pleased to announce Jon Ozmint has joined the firm. As the former director of the South Carolina Department of Corrections (SCDC), former Deputy Attorney General and Chief Prosecutor of the State Grand Jury, and former General Counsel for the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, Ozmint brings a new dimension to the Collins & Lacy team.
As head of the SCDC, Ozmint spent the past eight years managing nearly 6,000 employees in one of the toughest budget cycles in state history. He concluded his service as fifth longest serving prison director in the country. As a current member of the Sentencing Reform Oversight Commission, Ozmint is regularly called upon for his knowledge of the criminal justice system in South Carolina and nationally. He now plans to use his hands-on leadership experience and knowledge of state government to advocate for the clients of Collins & Lacy.