Kathy Price Elmore

Kathy Price Elmore is a native of Florence, SC, where she graduated from South Florence High School. She attended the University of Oklahoma and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 1988. After graduating college, Kathy attended the University of South Carolina School of Law and earned her Juris Doctor in 1993. While in Law School, Kathy was a member of the Moot Court Board and the Order of Barristers. She also served as the Assistant Managing Editor of the Journal of Law and Education and as a prosecutor for the Student Honor Council. During law school, Kathy worked as a Law Clerk for the South Carolina Senate Committee for Banking and Insurance.

After graduating from law school, Kathy served as a Law Clerk for The Honorable William T. Howell, Chief Judge of the South Carolina Court of Appeals. Upon completing her clerkship, Kathy was selected to serve as an Assistant Solicitor with the York County Solicitor’s Office prosecuting General Session level felonies and misdemeanors under the Honorable Thomas E. Pope. After spending two years with the Solicitor’s office, she entered private practice as an associate attorney with Bridges, Orr, Derrick and Ervin in Florence, South Carolina, where her emphasis was in civil litigation defense. In 1998, Kathy became a sole practitioner expanding her practice areas.

In 2000, Kathy and Gena Phillips Ervin joined together to expand their sole practices which would eventually pave the way for the addition of Larry Orr and the formation of Orr, Elmore and Ervin, LLC.

Kathy has an expansive practice with concentration in the areas of Criminal, Civil and Domestic Litigation. Her Civil practice includes complex construction litigation, federal rights violations and state tort litigation. Her Criminal practice involves cases pending in the Federal Courts and State Courts of South Carolina. Kathy also has a tremendous amount of experience in working with children’s issues in Domestic Litigation and she has been very successful as a Guardian ad Litem.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law (State and Federal Courts)
  • Domestic Litigation (Children's issues)
  • General Civil Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina - State and Federal Courts
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Florence County Bar Association, Former President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary
  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • South Carolina Women Lawyers Association
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • South Carolina Association for Justice
  • South Carolina Supreme Court, Commission on Continuing Legal Education (CLE) and Specialization
  • South Carolina Fee Dispute Board
  • Florence County Humane Society (Pro Bono Counsel)
  • Deputy Joseph C Rodgers Memorial Fund (Board Member)


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