The law firm of Pope & Hudgens, P.A has named Kyle Parker as a partner of the firm. Kyle joined the firm in 2005 after serving as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable J. Carlisle Overstreet and the Honorable Carl C. Brown, Jr. in Augusta, Georgia and an Assistant Solicitor for the First Judicial Circuit in Orangeburg.
Kyle represents clients in the drafting of wills, trusts, and other complex estate planning documents, along with helping clients navigate the complex area of long-term care and nursing home planning. Kyle is also an experienced probate and estate lawyer representing clients in will contests, guardian and conservator proceedings, estate administration, and other probate and estate related litigation. In addition, Kyle devotes a significant portion of his practice to real estate and business transactions, loan closings, and business formations, and handles foreclosure and partition cases, including the difficult and complex cases relating to “heir property”. Kyle is the only member of the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys practicing in Newberry, Laurens, Saluda, Fairfield, and Union Counties.
“Kyle’s service to his clients and work ethic made naming him as a partner an easy choice” said managing partner Tom Pope. He added that, “In addition to making sure the firms’ clients receive the highest quality of legal services, Kyle is also active in the community, which is also important to our firm.” Kyle served as President of the Newberry County Bar Association for 3 consecutive terms and as a member the Elder Law Committee of the South Carolina Bar. He is also an active member of the Rotary Club of Newberry and has presented at no-cost seminars on estate planning issues.
Kyle lives in Newberry with his wife, Melissa Whelchel Parker and son, Noah.