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Danny Villacarlos Butler
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Danny V. Butler ("Dan") is a licensed attorney and principal of Butler Law, with offices located in the Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Dan assists individual and corporate clients throughout South Carolina.

Dan received his undergraduate degree at Furman University in 2001 and law degree from Wake Forest University School of Law in 2004. Dan also attended and received his Master of Law in taxation from the University of Alabama in 2010. 

Dan has been practicing law since he obtained his South Carolina law license in 2004 and devotes much of his practice in the areas of estate planning and probate administration, among others. A former shareholder with one of the largest law firms in the state, Dan left the firm in 2014 to form his own law office.

Dan currently serves on the board of the University College Board of Visitors at Coastal Carolina University. Dan was a previous board member of the Grand Strand Humane Society.

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning 30%
  • Probate 20%
  • Corporate/Business Law 20%
  • Litigation 20%

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, 2004
  • U.S. District Court District of South Carolina, 2004

Education

  • The University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
    • LL.M. - 2010
    • Major: Tax
  • Wake Forest University School of Law, Winston Salem, North Carolina
    • J.D. - 2004
  • Furman University
    • B.A. - 2001
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: Economics

Representative Clients

  • WYNDHAM VACATION RESORTS
  • HOLIDAY INN

References

  • HENRIETTA U. GOLDING (MCNAIR LAW FIRM)

Classes/Seminars

  • ESTATE PLANNING AND PROBATE, SC BAR ASSOCIATION, 2014 to Present

Honors and Awards

  • RISING STAR

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Horry County Bar Association, Member, 2004 to Present
  • South Carolina Bar, Member, 2004 to Present
  • American Bar Association , Member, Present

Past Employment Positions

  • McNair Law Firm, Attorney, 2004 to 2014
  • McNair Law Firm, Shareholder, 2012 to 2014

Pro Bono Activities

  • SC BAR ASSOCIATION - FREE COMMUNITY SEMINARS, 2014 to 2018

Languages

  • English

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Sigma Chi