Greenville, SC

(864) 242-4080

(864) 242-5758

pmartin@merlineandmeacham.com

Phillip Martin specializes in Business Organizations and Trusts and Estates.

He enjoys serving the Greenville community through projects associated with Grace Church. He and his wife, Laura, have two children. Prior to embarking on his legal career, Phillip lived on Sado Island in Japan and served as an ESL (English as a second language) instructor there.

Education
  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, (LL.M) Taxation (2017)
  • University of South Carolina School of Law, (J.D.) Cum Laude (2016)
    • Vice President, Pro Bono Society
    • Vice President, Christian Legal Society
    • Member of the Order of the Wig and Robe
    • CALI® Awards in Estate and Gift Taxation, Family Law, and Law of the Newly Possible
  • Furman University, (B.A.) Asian Studies, Cum Laude (2009)
Professional Associations and Memberships
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • South Carolina Bar - Probate, Estate Planning and Trust Section (Member)
  • Tax Law Section (Member)
  • Greenville County Bar Association (Member)
  • Greenville Estate Planning Council (Member)
  • Greenville Estate Planning Study Group (Member)
  • Japan-American Association of South Carolina (Member)
Awards & Honors
  • Recipient of the CALI® Awards in Estate and Gift Taxation, Family Law, and Law of the Newly Possible at the University of South Carolina School of Law
  • Recipient of the Arthur B. Custy Tax Award at the University of South Carolina School of Law
  • Recipient of the Albert C. Todd, III Estate Planning Award at the University of South Carolina School of Law
  • Recipient of the John McDougall Family Law Award at the University of South Carolina School of Law