On Wednesday, May 31, 2023, the Supreme Court of South Carolina suspended Rock Hill attorney Jane M. Randall. The case is entitled “In the Matter of Jane M. Randall,” and was brought by the Office of Disciplinary Counsel, under Case Nos. 2023-000664 and 2023-000665.
The Office of Disciplinary Counsel requested the court to place Randall on an interim suspension pursuant to rule 17(a) of the Rules for Lawyer Disciplinary Enforcement (RLDE). The petition also requested the appointment of the receiver to protect the interests of Randall’s clients. However, the specific allegations or accusations leading to the suspension were not disclosed in the filing.
In terms of the receiver, the court-appointed attorney Peyre T. Lumpkin to assume the responsibility for Randall’s client files, trust accounts, escrow accounts, operating accounts, and any other law office accounts Randall may maintain.
According to the order, Ms. Randall may not practice law in any federal, state, or local court, including the entry of an appearance in a court of the state of South Carolina or of the United States. Mr. Lumpkin may make disbursements from and close the respondent’s trust accounts, escrow accounts, operating accounts, and any other law office accounts Randall may maintain that are necessary to effectuate the said appointment.
The Order states:
“IT IS ORDERED that Respondent’s license to practice law in this state is suspended until further order of this Court.”
Ms. Jane M. Randall earned a law degree from the University of Memphis, graduating in 1985. She maintained her law practice in Rock Hill, prior to this suspension. She has been admitted practice in South Carolina since 1986. Her info can be found on LinkedIn.
A copy of the original filing can be found here.