Columbia Law Firm Wins Prestigious Award

COLUMBIA, S.C. (September 21, 2015)— Bluestein, Nichols, Thompson and Delgado, LLC (BNTD) has been selected as the winner of the 2015 SC Bar Solo and Small Firm Section Award. The firm was recognized during the Bar’s LPM-TECH Conference and Expo on Friday, September 18, at the Columbia Marriott. Members of the firm include Marti Bluestein, John Delgado, John Nichols, Allison Sullivan and Stacy Thompson. 

The Solo and Small Firm Section Award is presented to a sole practitioner or small law firm that has demonstrated service and leadership to the community or to fellow lawyers. Award recipients must display exemplary skill and conduct in the practice of law and have made significant contributions of time and talent to the SC Bar, the lawyer's local bar or local community or devoted substantial time and effort to the education and training of fellow solo or small firm lawyers in S.C. The award was created in 2013 in an effort to increase awareness of the value of lawyers in small firms in the state and the legal community. BNTD is the award’s second recipient.

Attorneys at BNTD have held leadership positions in the South Carolina Bar, South Carolina Association for Justice, Injured Workers’ Advocates, National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives, and the South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. They have been recognized by their peers for leadership in the legal profession and volunteer together in the community to improve the quality of life in the Midlands.

“Our firm is very honored to receive this prestigious award,” said Marti Bluestein, founding partner of BNTD. “Our attorneys enjoy serving the Bar through leadership roles within our profession and as volunteers working to improve the quality of life in our communities.”

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