Robert M. Sutton
Mr. Sutton was born in Baltimore, Maryland. He moved to South Carolina in 1981 to attend The Citadel, from which he graduated in 1985 as a Distinguished Military Graduate and member of the National Political Science Honor Society. After graduation, Mr. Sutton served as an Armor/Cavalry officer in the United States Army with the 1st Armored Division in Germany, eventually attaining the rank of Captain. During his service, he graduated from Airborne and Air Assault Schools and was awarded two Army Commendation Medals. His military service gave him a strong sense of discipline and taught him that hard work and solid preparation are the keys to success in any field.
Mr. Sutton went on to attend the University of South Carolina School of Law, where he was selected to serve on the editorial staff of the A.B.A. Real Property, Probate and Trust Journal and was also selected as a student member of the John Belton O’Neall Inn of Court. In addition, he was elected to serve as Vice Magister of Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity. He graduated and was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in November, 1993. After graduation, he served as a judicial law clerk to a local Circuit Court judge and worked for a litigation practice before starting his own law firm in Myrtle Beach in 1995.
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