Stephen M Slotchiver

Senior Partner – Taxation, Probate, and Estate Planning

“Whether I’m helping a client with estate planning, their tax issues, or their business, my top priority is to always ensure that I have a clear understanding of what the client’s wishes and desires are so that I can give them the sound advice they need to be able to make an informed decision.”

Stephen M. Slotchiver

Senior Partner - Taxation, Probate, and Estate Planning

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Tax Law & Tax Controversy
  • Criminal & Civil Tax Matters
  • Estate Planning
  • Wills & Trusts
  • Probate Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1997
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1994
  • Federal Court, District of South Carolina, 1996
  • South Carolina, 1992


  • B.A., University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida
  • J.D., Whittier College School of Law, Los Angeles, California
  • LL.M., Master of Law in Taxation, Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, Pennsylvania

Involvement Outside the Firm

  • Estate Planning Council (1995 to Present)
  • Taxation Counsel (1995 to Present)
  • Charleston County Bar Association (1992 to Present)
  • Member, Tax Law Section, S.C. Bar
  • Member, Probate, Estate Planning and Trust Section, S.C. Bar
  • Member, American Bar Association

Notable Accomplishments

  • AV Preeminent Lawyer (Martindale-Hubbell)