Laura H. Huggins, Owner, Laura@LHugginsLaw.com
Laura received a B.A. in English, Magna Cum Laude, from Furman University, where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and a recipient of the Outstanding Senior award. She received her Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from the University of South Carolina School of Law, where she graduated first in her class. At USC School of Law, Ms. Huggins was also an Articles Editor for the South Carolina Law Review and judicial intern to the Honorable Jean H. Toal of the South Carolina Supreme Court. Laura was also a member of the Order of the Coif, the John Belton O'Neall Inn of Court, and Honor Council during her time at USC School of Law. She was also a Legal Writing Teacher's Assistant and the Chief Justice for the Order of Wig and Robe. Laura is the owner of Laura H. Huggins, LLC, where she practices business, real estate, estate planning, and probate administration law.
Laura was raised in the Grand Strand area of South Carolina and still has family who lives on the coast. She loves calling Chapin her home (since 2000) and enjoys serving her community in a variety of ways. Laura and her husband, Keith Huggins, are blessed with three daughters. As a family, they love to travel and spend time on Lake Murray, especially with their Golden Retriever, Honey.
University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina
Juris Doctor, Magna Cum Laude, May 1998
Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina,
Bachelor of Arts in English, Magna Cum Laude, July 1994
South Carolina Bar, 1998
North Carolina Bar, 1998
Elysium Title Agency, LLC Agency License with SC Department of Insurance
SC Department of Insurance Producer License with SC Department of Insurance
2022 Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Award
ASSOCIATIONS & COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES
Irmo Chapin Recreation Commissioner, 2021-Current
Greater Chapin Community Foundation Director, 2017-Current
Chapin Small Business Network Member, 2014-Current
Greater Chapin Chamber of Commerce, Director, 2015-2017
Chapin Girls Dance Booster Club, Inc., 2013-2017, Vice President & Director
Harbor Island Owners Association, 2013-2017, Director, Secretary, Vice President, and President at various times throughout tenure
Chapin Presbyterian Church, 2009-Current, Active Member, including with Worship Band
Forty Love Point Association, Inc., 2001-2005, Secretary, President, and Director
“Angel” Investors: Using the Internet in the Private Placement of Securities, The South Carolina Lawyer, May/June 2000
Note, The South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Act Treats Nonmarital Children Like Bastards Out of Carolina, 49 The South Carolina Law Review 1281 (1998).
SC Bar Convention: Corporate, Securities, and Banking Division Annual Update, January 23, 2004
SC Bridge the Gap Program for graduating law students, Business and Corporate Law: 2004-2005
Corporate Overview of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act Seminar, September 25, 2003
Meet the Team
Paralegal (Estate Planning and Corporate)
Noelle has a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations and a Paralegal Certificate from the University of South Carolina. Noelle first worked for the Law Office of Laura H. Huggins from 2012-2015, and rejoined the team in 2018. After almost a decade as a corporate and real estate paralegal, her focus is now primarily estate planning. She takes pride in knowing that she is helping clients prepare themselves and their families for the future. Noelle lives in Pawleys Island with her husband and two children. She enjoys trying all the wonderful seafood in the South Strand, boating on the Waccamaw River, and watching a good movie.
Financial Manager and Paralegal
Crystal joined our team as Office Financial Manager in September 2020. Crystal has 15 years of experience working in finance in various medical offices in the area. Crystal lives in Little Mountain with her husband, Chris and their two beautiful daughters. In her free time, Crystal enjoys taking care of her chickens, bunnies, goats, and horses. She also loves spending time with her family and living an active lifestyle.
Wendy joined the firm in July 2023 as the Care Coordinator. She welcomes our wonderful clients and supports the office team. Wendy retired from education after serving as a building and district level administrator. She lives in Chapin and has three grown children. She enjoys spending free time with her friends and family and never misses an opportunity to be on the lake or at the beach.
Corporate and Estate Planning Paralegal
Sarah joined the firm in October 2023. She graduated from the Terry School of Business at the University of Georgia in 2005. After marrying her college sweetheart and working in the Baltimore area for ten years, she moved back to the South and chose to stay at home to raise her two children. She works part time to assist our clients with their estate planning and corporate needs. In her free time, she enjoys playing board games with her family and bargain shopping. Sarah is excited to be back in the work force and eager to help our amazing team serve you!
Real Estate and Probate Paralegal
Tracy joined the firm in January 2024. She handles all of the Real Estate and Probate at the office. Tracy comes to us from Bufkin Law firm where she was a paralegal there for more than 30 years. She lives in Chapin with her husband and 2 grown children. She enjoys spending her free time with her family.
Meet Our Office Support Staff - Honey and Sugar