Nelson Weston
  • Office: 1900 Barnwell St. 
  • Columbia, SC 29201
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Drawer 7788 
  • Columbia, SC 29202
  • S. Nelson Weston, Jr. 

  • Shareholder 
  • Columbia Office
Practice Areas
  • Real Estate 
  • Foreclosure 
  • Banking 
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor's Rights 
  • Business and Commercial Law 
  • Collections Law
  • University of South Carolina (B.A., Political Science, 1986) 
  • University of South Carolina School of Law (J.D., 1989)
Bar Admissions
  • 1989, South Carolina

S. Nelson Weston, Jr., is a shareholder of Richardson Plowden in the Columbia office. He focuses his practice on banking, bankruptcy and creditor's rights, business and commercial law, collections law and real estate. He is a certified specialist in debtor/creditor law and bankruptcy law by the South Carolina Supreme Court.

Mr. Weston's experience includes:

  • Representation of lenders involving workouts, foreclosures, bankruptcy and lenders involving commercial and consumer debt. 
  • Representation of both lenders and borrowers in commercial transactions. 
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Frank P. McGowan, Jr.

Community Involvement

  • Columbia Rotary Club


  • Certified Specialist in Debtor/Creditor Law and Bankruptcy Law by the South Carolina Supreme Court
Other Professional
  • Commercial Law Committee, South Carolina Bar 
  • Master in Equity Committee, Richland County Bar Association 
  • South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Association 
  • National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys 
  • Former Member, Bankruptcy Specialization Advisory Board for the South Carolina Supreme Court
Awards, Honors, Accolades
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  • Rated AV Preeminent® for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability, Martindale-Hubbell American 
  • October 2015, Selected as one of the Columbia area Legal Elite by Greater Columbia Business Monthly
  • 2010-2011: Named South Carolina Super Lawyer