Rock Hill, SC – Thomas E. “Tommy” Pope has been selected to the 2013 South Carolina Super Lawyers list. Tommy is a managing partner at Elrod Pope Law Firm in Rock Hill. This prestigious honor is awarded to less than five percent of South Carolina lawyers.
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Prior to joining Elrod Pope Law Firm in 2008, Tommy served as 16th Circuit Solicitor since 1993 where he became nationally known for his successful prosecution of Susan Smith in Union County for the 1995 drowning deaths of her two children. Today, he is frequently called upon by various national and international media outlets to provide legal commentary on cases involving parents who kill their children. Tommy is a partner at Elrod Pope along with Jack Leader, David Benson and Harold Staley and associate attorneys, Drew Creech and Garrett Johnson. In 2010, Tommy was elected as a member of the SC House of Representatives for District 47 and is currently in his second term.
Elrod Pope Law Firm serves clients with wrongful death, personal injury, workers‘ compensation, medical malpractice and social security disability matters. It has offices in Rock Hill at 212 E. Black Street and by appointment only in Lake Wylie at 264 Latitude Lane, Suite 102.