Long motivated by a desire to see justice served through proper application of the law, Daniel F. “Frank” Blanchard, III is actively involved in civil trial work with emphasis in employment, business litigation, and probate, estate, and trust cases.
Frank attended Greenville’s Furman University, where he was inducted into the Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society and received the Furman Scholar and Kennedy Foundation Scholarships. During his subsequent studies at the University of South Carolina School of Law, he was named to the Order of the Coif, the Order of the Wig and Robe, and the John Belton O’Neall Inn of Court. He also earned the American Jurisprudence Award for highest class average in Evidence. In addition, Frank served as Associate Editor-in-Chief of the American Bar Association’s Real Property, Probate & Trust Journal and received the Journal’s Outstanding Service Award.
Frank has published numerous articles in several legal periodicals, bar publications, and law reviews involving unfair trade practices, interference with contractual and business relations, attorney’s fees in judicial proceedings involving trusts and estates, rights under multiple-party accounts, elder law, Rule 30(b)(6) depositions, and employment and workplace legal matters and delivered lectures on trust and probate issues, attorney’s fees in judicial proceedings involving trusts and estates, employment law, interference with contracts and business relations, workplace violence issues, the South Carolina “Lemon Law,” motor vehicle warranties, legal drafting, and legal aspects of residential apartment management. He maintains the highest professional rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.