J. Boone Aiken
III and Robin A. Braithwaite Join Foundation Board
COLUMBIA, SC (Sept. 24, 2012) – The
South Carolina Bar Foundation announces attorneys J.
Boone Aiken III and Robin A. Braithwaite will be joining its
board of directors.
“The Foundation is excited to bring additional regional
diversity to the board with the recent appointments of Boone
and Rob,” said Jack D. Griffeth, Bar Foundation President.
Aiken is a senior shareholder at Aiken Bridges Elliott Tyler
& Saleeby, PA in Florence. His practice focuses on
litigation and he is Circuit Court mediator and arbitrator.
He earned his undergraduate degree from Wake Forest
University and received his Juris Doctor from the University
of South Carolina School of Law. He is a past president of
the Florence County Bar. Aiken is a member of the S.C.
Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association, the S.C. Association
of Justice and the Defense Research Institute. He is a
Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.
Braithwaite is a shareholder with Braithwaite Farmer Boni &
Timmerman, located in Aiken, where he focuses on the defense
of civil litigation. He received his undergraduate degree
from Appalachian State University and his Juris Doctor from
the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He served
in the United States Navy and began his legal practice in
the United States Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps. He
was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers
in America for Personal Injury Defense, is a certified Civil
Court mediator and serves on the South Carolina Bar’s Memory
Hold the Door Committee.
The South Carolina Bar Foundation, the Heart of the Bar,
funds the advancement of justice by improving access,
education and accountability. Since 1987, the Foundation
has allocated approximately $43.8 million to various
legal-related organizations that work on behalf of the
justice community. Last year alone, Foundation grantees
assisted more than 10,200 low income South Carolinians in
need of legal services, 450 homeless men and women and 390
victims of domestic abuse. For more information, visit