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BNTD’s Nichols, Bluestein and Sullivan selected for 2017 Super Lawyers List

COLUMBIA, SC – The law firm of Bluestein Nichols Thompson & Delgado (BNTD) is pleased to announce partners John Nichols, Marti Bluestein and Allison Sullivan were all recently recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine. Nichols and Bluestein were included in the 2017 South Carolina Super Lawyers list and Sullivan was included in the 2017 South Carolina […]

Posted on April 26th, 2017


Marti Bluestein to participate in Diversity Leaders Initiative

This spring, Margaret “Marti” Miles Bluestein will participate in the Diversity Leaders Initiative, a program of the Riley Institute at Furman. A founding partner of Bluestein, Nichols, Thompson and Delgado, LLC, Bluestein will be one of 44 community leaders participating in the program’s Midlands class. The DLI program trains participants to understand their diversity and […]

Posted on February 16th, 2017


BNTD recognized in the top tier in new edition of Best Law Firms in America

COLUMBIA, SC – Bluestein, Nichols, Thompson and Delgado is rated among the top law firms in Columbia in three practice areas in the new edition of Best Law Firms in America, the eighth consecutive year the firm has been honored. BNTD received Tier 1 rankings for the Columbia Metropolitan area for its work in Appellate […]

Posted on November 17th, 2016


BNTD’s Nichols named “Lawyer of the Year;” Bluestein, Delgado and Sullivan included in 2017 Best Lawyers

COLUMBIA, SC – The Best Lawyers in America© has selected Bluestein, Nichols, Thompson and Delgado (BNTD) partner John Nichols as a “Lawyer of the Year” in the area of appellate practice. Other BNTD partners included in the new edition of Best Lawyers include Marti Bluestein, John Delgado and Allison Sullivan. Only a single lawyer in […]

Posted on August 15th, 2016


BNTD’s John Nichols included in “Legal Elite of the Midlands”

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – John Nichols, partner with Bluestein, Nichols, Thompson & Delgado (BNTD) has been included in Columbia Business Monthly’s 2016 edition of “Legal Elite of the Midlands” in the area of Corporate Law. Recent honors for Nichols include the inaugural G. Dewey Oxner, Jr. Mentor of the Year Award in 2015, the South […]

Posted on August 8th, 2016


Did You Know About the Class Action Lawsuit Against Turbeville, SC?

A class action suit has been filed against the town of Turbeville, SC, seeking to invalidate its “town safety” ordinance, which allows the town to write speeding tickets for higher fines than the state and keep money gained from these citations. The suit also demands that money gained from the citations be returned to the […]

Posted on June 28th, 2016


Nichols, Sullivan included in 2016 Super Lawyers

COLUMBIA, SC – The law firm of Bluestein Nichols Thompson & Delgado (BNTD) is pleased to announce that partners John Nichols and Allison P. Sullivan were both recently recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine. Nichols was included in the 2016 South Carolina Super Lawyers list and Sullivan was included in the 2016 South Carolina Rising Stars […]

Posted on April 22nd, 2016


Marti Bluestein new chair of SC Appleseed Legal Justice Center

COLUMBIA, SC – Marti Bluestein, founding partner of Bluestein, Nichols, Thompson, and Delgado (BNTD), has been appointed Board chair of the South Carolina Appleseed Legal Justice Center. Bluestein assumes the role from the Center’s outgoing chair, John Kassel, Esq., of Kassel and McVey. For more than 30 years, the South Carolina Appleseed Legal Justice Center […]

Posted on February 1st, 2016


Bar honors Nichols with Trial and Appellate Advocacy Award

COLUMBIA, SC – The South Carolina Bar honored John Shannon Nichols, a founding member of Bluestein, Nichols, Thompson, and Delgado (BNTD) with its Trial and Appellate Advocacy Award on Friday, January 22 during the Bar’s annual convention in Charleston, SC. The Trial and Appellate Advocacy Section of the South Carolina Bar bestows the award, which […]

Posted on January 22nd, 2016


Bluestein, Nichols, Thompson, and Delgado Recognized as 2016 Top Tier Law Firm

COLUMBIA, SC – Bluestein, Nichols, Thompson, and Delgado (BNTD) has been named a Tier 1 law firm by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® publication, “Best Law Firms” in its metropolitan rankings. Firms included in the 2016 “Best Law Firms” are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. BNTD was recognized […]

Posted on November 2nd, 2015


Bluestein, Nichols, Thompson, and Delgado Receive SC Bar’s 2015 Solo and Small Firm Section Award

COLUMBIA, SC – Bluestein, Nichols, Thompson, and Delgado, LLC (BNTD) has been selected as the winner of the 2015 Solo and Small Firm Section Award. The firm was recognized during the Bar’s Solo and Small Firm Conference and Tech Expo on Friday, September 18, at the Columbia Marriott. The Solo and Small Firm Section Award […]

Posted on September 22nd, 2015


4 selected to Best Lawyers in America, including 2 Lawyers of the Year

COLUMBIA, SC – Best Lawyers in America has selected Marti Bluestein and John Delgado, partners with Bluestein, Nichols, Thompson, Delgado (BNTD), as 2016 Lawyers of the Year. John Shannon Nichols and Allison Sullivan, also partners in the firm, were recognized in the same edition of this national publication. Marti Bluestein was selected Claimant’s Workers’ Compensation […]

Posted on August 17th, 2015


The Deadly Impact of Contaminated Water at Camp Lejeune

In two prior articles, we discussed the potential impact on Marines and dependents exposed to water contamination at Camp Lejeune between 1957 to 1987; examined the toxins found in the water; discussed the diseases that may result from exposure to those toxins; and made suggestions as to how you should present your case to the […]

Posted on July 31st, 2015


Sullivan selected to chair Leadership Columbia Alumni Association Advisory Board

COLUMBIA, SC – Allison P. Sullivan, partner with Bluestein, Nichols, Thompson & Delgado, was recently named chair of the 2015–2016 Leadership Columbia Alumni Association Advisory Board. Sullivan is a graduate of the Leadership Columbia Class of 2013. Leadership Columbia is a program of the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce that helps emerging leaders connect more […]

Posted on May 27th, 2015


BNTD’s Blake Hewitt honored with Compleat Lawyer Award

COLUMBIA, SC – The University of South Carolina School of Law Alumni Council has honored Blake Hewitt of Bluestein, Nichols, Thompson & Delgado (BNTD) with a 2015 Silver Compleat Lawyer Award at its annual awards dinner on Thursday, April 30, on the University of South Carolina campus. The Compleat Lawyer Award recognizes alumni for outstanding […]

Posted on May 1st, 2015


Nichols and Sullivan selected to Super Lawyers list

COLUMBIA, SC – The law firm of Bluestein Nichols Thompson & Delgado (BNTD) is pleased to announce that partners John Nichols and Allison P. Sullivan were both recently recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine. Nichols was included in the 2015 South Carolina Super Lawyers list and Sullivan was included in the 2015 South Carolina Rising Stars […]

Posted on April 24th, 2015


BNTD attorney Nichols honored with Mentor of the Year award

COLUMBIA, SC – The Supreme Court of South Carolina Chief Justice’s Commission on the Profession has honored John S. Nichols of Bluestein, Nichols, Thompson & Delgado (BNTD) as one of five recipients of its inaugural G. Dewey Oxner, Jr. Mentor of the Year Award. The G. Dewey Oxner Jr. Mentor of the Year Award recognizes […]

Posted on March 10th, 2015


Nichols Honored with Inaugural Injured Workers’ Advocates President’s Award

COLUMBIA, SC – John Nichols, member of Bluestein, Nichols, Thompson & Delgado, LLC (BNTD), is the first recipient of the Injured Workers’ Advocates (IWA) President’s Award. The award was presented at IWA’s annual conference in Asheville, North Carolina. IWA is a nonprofit association of attorneys dedicated to protecting and advancing the rights of injured workers […]

Posted on November 21st, 2014


Bluestein, Nichols, Thompson and Delgado Recognized as 2015 Top Tier Law Firm

COLUMBIA, SC – Bluestein, Nichols, Thompson, and Delgado (BNTD) has been named a Tier 1 law firm by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® publication, “Best Law Firms” in its national rankings. Firms included in the 2015 “Best Law Firms” are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. BNTD was recognized […]

Posted on November 3rd, 2014


Gore Joins Bluestein, Nichols, Thompson & Delgado

Clyde “Bennett” Gore Jr., a South Carolina native and military veteran, has joined Bluestein, Nichols, Thompson & Delgado. His practice will focus on veterans’ disability and criminal defense. Gore grew up in Hartsville and graduated from Wofford College with a degree in Government in 2002. After graduating from the University of South Carolina School of […]

Posted on August 22nd, 2014


Four BNTD Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in the 2015 Edition of Best Lawyers in America

Best Lawyers in America has selected Marti Bluestein, John Delgado, John Shannon Nichols and Allison Sullivan of Bluestein, Nichols, Thompson, Delgado (BNTD) for the 2015 edition of its publication. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most widely respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. First published in 1983, the publication has been described by The […]

Posted on August 18th, 2014


Sullivan Named Young Lawyer of the Year

Allison Sullivan was recently named Young Lawyer of the Year by the South Carolina Bar Association’s Young Lawyers’ Division (YLD).   She will be presented with the award on May 8 at the meeting of the  South Carolina Bar’s Board of Governors. The Young Lawyer of the Year Award is given annually to recognize a […]

Posted on April 30th, 2014


Delgado To Serve on Faculty of Trial Practice Institute

John Delgado will serve on the faculty of the National Criminal Defense College’s Trial Practice Institute.  The Institute is held at Walter F. George School of Law on the campus of Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. Two sessions will be held this year, running from June 15-28 and July 13-26.  Delgado will serve on the […]

Posted on April 30th, 2014


Delgado to Speak at Blues, Bar-B-Q & Bar CLE

John Delgado will be a speaker at at the Blues, Bar-B-Q & Bar CLE seminar sponsored by the South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.  The 9th annual seminar will be held in Greenwood on Friday, July 11, 2014.

Posted on April 30th, 2014


Delgado Among Faculty of Federal CJA Trial Skills Academy

Attorney John Delgado is among a distinguished group of attorneys serving on the faculty of the 2014 Federal CJA Trial Skills Academy. The workshop, scheduled for April 27 through May 2 in San Diego, California, is limited to 60 attendees, which include federal public defenders and CJA panel attorneys.  Delgado and other faculty members will […]

Posted on April 30th, 2014


Powell Contributes Articles to Columbia Star

Three recent issues of the Columbia Star weekly newspaper feature articles written by attorney Osborne Eugene “Gene” Powell, Jr.   Gene’s articles address PTSD and its effects on our veterans.  The most recent article can be accessed at the following link:  http://www.thecolumbiastar.com/news/2014-04-04/On_Second_Thought/P_T_S_D.html.  All three articles are available in the News section of our website. Gene […]

Posted on April 7th, 2014


PTSD and the VA Process, Part III

By Colonel, JAGC (US Army Ret.) Eugene Powell 2014 marks the centenary of the beginning of World War I. This year, in many parts of the world, commemorative events will be held, marking the 100th anniversary of the start of what was referred to at the time as the Great War. In the history of […]

Posted on April 4th, 2014


BNTD to Participate in First Lawyers 4 Vets Event

On May 15, 2014, attorneys from Bluestein, Nichols, Thompson & Delgado, LLC will partner with South Carolina Appleseed Legal Justice Center and the Veteran Justice Outreach Program at Dorn VA Medical Center for the first Lawyers 4 Vets event.   The event is designed to connect low-income veterans with attorneys who will assist them with […]

Posted on March 26th, 2014


Sullivan Receives Lawyers’ Weekly Leadership in Law Award

On Thursday, March 13, attorney Allison Sullivan was honored by South Carolina Lawyers’ Weekly with the Leadership in Law award.  The sixth annual awards event was held at the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston.  Allison was one of only thirty attorneys selected from throughout the state to receive the award.  Recipients are selected based upon […]

Posted on March 20th, 2014


Bluestein Joins Kids’ Chance Board

Attorney Marti Bluestein was recently appointed to the board of directors of Kids’ Chance of South Carolina.  As a board member, Marti will be helping to guide and oversee the work of the organization.  Kids’ Chance is a charitable organization with a mission to assist in financing higher education for the children of individuals who […]

Posted on March 20th, 2014


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