Beattie B. Ashmore
Mr. Ashmore was born and raised in Greenville, South Carolina as were his parents and grandparents. He has practiced law in South Carolina for over 30 years. He graduated from the College of Charleston in 1981. After graduating from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1986, he clerked for Bankruptcy Judges for four years. From 1990 through 1996, Mr. Ashmore was a Federal Prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney’s Office in South Carolina. He spent three years in the civil division and three years in the criminal division. His civil division areas of practice involved defending the United States and its agencies in all areas of civil litigation and trials. His civil trial experience included wrongful death, medical malpractice, various tort actions, and asset forfeiture.
While in the criminal division of the United States Attorney’s Office, Mr. Ashmore prosecuted hundreds of cases including bank fraud, wire fraud, mail fraud, mortgage fraud, bankruptcy fraud, securities fraud, money laundering, and drug conspiracies. In Mr. Ashmore’s last year as an Assistant United States Attorney, he had the highest number of convictions in the State of South Carolina with over 160 convictions. He received a special commendation from the Director of the FBI in 1993 for the successful conviction at trial of two defendants in a multimillion-dollar white collar fraud case.
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