Jon Asbill named Special Counsel at Baker Ravenel Bender

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Jon Asbill has been named Special Counsel with Baker Ravenel Bender.

Asbill has been an associate with the firm since 2014. He practices in the areas of appellate advocacy, construction litigation, insurance coverage, products liability, premises liability, and personal injury.

“I am certainly very grateful I was offered the position,” he said. “It’s a leadership position in the firm that will allow me to further develop as a legal professional while providing quality representation to my clients.”

Asbill graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2013, and was admitted to the Bar in November of that year. He had previously earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. While in law school, Jon was a member of the Order of the Wig and Robe. He also was honored as the CALI Award winner for having the highest grade in Torts I, Products Liability and Legal Research.

“Jon has demonstrated his considerable professional skills and dedication over the last seven years with us,” said Catharine Griffin, the firm’s managing partner. “This is a well-earned step in his career.”

About Baker, Ravenel & Bender

Baker, Ravenel & Bender, L.L.P., is one of South Carolina’s oldest law firms, established around 1900 as Melton & Belser. The name evolved to its current form in 1999. The firm today consists of 12 attorneys who focus on litigation, covering myriad practice areas in state and federal courts. The firm is known for its work in the insurance defense field and media law, and also handles construction litigation, products liability, real estate litigation, restaurant and hospitality law, education law, and mediation.

Jon Asbill Joins Firm as an Associate

Jon Asbill joined the firm as an associate in March of 2014.  Jon graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law in May of 2013 and was admitted to the Bar in November of 2013.  While in law school, Jon was a member of the Order of the Wig and Robe.  He also was honored as the CALI Award winner for having the highest grade in Torts I, Products Liability and Legal Research.  Jon served as a research and editing assistant for Professor David G. Owen.  Jon will concentrate his practice in construction litigation, products liability and premises liability.  We welcome Jon to Baker, Ravenel & Bender, LLP.