Greenville, SC

(864) 242-4080

(864) 242-5758

kmeacham@merlineandmeacham.com

Keith serves clients in the areas of estate planning, probate law, estate and trust administration and taxation. He has served the greater Greenville community as a member of the St. Francis Foundation Board of Directors. Keith and his wife, Diane, have triplets who were born in 1993. In his spare time, Keith enjoys playing guitar and listening to music.

Education
  • Emory University, (LL.M) Taxation (1988)
  • University of South Carolina School of Law, (J.D.) (1987)
  • University of South Carolina, (B.S.) Cum Laude (1984)
Professional Qualifications
  • South Carolina Supreme Court, Certified Specialist in Taxation Law
  • South Carolina Supreme Court, Certified Specialist in Estate Planning and Probate Law
  • AV Preeminent® rated by Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™
Professional Associations and Memberships
  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) (Fellow)
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • South Carolina Bar - Probate, Estate Planning and Trust Section (Member)
  • Tax Law Section (Member-Past Chairperson)
  • Taxation Law Specialization Advisory Board (Past Chairperson)
  • Greenville County Bar Association (Member)
  • Greenville Estate Planning Council (Member-Past President)
  • Greenville County Estate Planning Study Group (Member)
Awards & Honors
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© in the fields of Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law (Lawyer of the Year 2017 in Greenville, South Carolina), Litigation - Trusts & Estates (Lawyer of the Year 2013 in Greenville, South Carolina), Litigation & Controversy - Tax (Lawyer of the Year 2014 and 2016 in Greenville, South Carolina), Non-Profit/Charities Law (Lawyer of the Year 2014 and 2016 in Greenville, South Carolina), Tax Law, and Trusts and Estates (Lawyer of the Year 2019 in Greenville, South Carolina)
  • Greenville Business Magazine Legal Elite Award Recipient (2012, 2015, 2017)
  • Named to South Carolina Super Lawyers (Estate Planning & Probate, Tax) (2009-Present)
  • Past Delegate to the South­east Region Special Liaison Tax Commit­tee
  • Past Member of the Executive Council of the Young Lawyers Division of the South Carolina Bar
  • Past Member of the Greenville Hospital System Foundation, Inc. Board of Directors
  • Past Member of the St. Francis Foundation Board of Directors