South Carolina Attorney George W. Cone is a graduate of the University of Georgia School of Law, and has professional licenses in three fields: as a Pharmacist, a Title Insurance Agent and a Real Estate Broker.


Areas of Practice:

  • Municipal Law
  • Investment and Plantation Real Estate
  • Real Estate Development
  • Corporations
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Partnerships
  • Wills, Trusts and Estate
  • Probate of Estates
  • Municipal Law
  • Business Law
  • Corporations
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Banking Law
  • Pharmacy Law
  • Pharmacy Malpractice
  • Malpractice in other professional areas
  • Mediator for Civil Court Actions
  • Mediator for Family Court Actions

Non-Law Experience

  • Pharmacist in Charge Walterboro Drug Co. 1968 – 1976

Select Clients

  • City of Walterboro
  • Bank of Walterboro
  • Lowcountry Community Action Agency


  • University of Georgia School of Law, J.D., 1973
  • University of Georgia, B.S. Pharmacy, 1967
  • Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law, Notes Editor, 1971-1972, and Reviews and Comments Editor, 1972-1973
  • Phi Alpha Delta

Military Service:

  • South Carolina National Guard, 1970-1976

Government Service:

  • Assistant City Attorney for City of Walterboro 1978 -1995
  • Attorney for City of Walterboro 1995- Present
  • Member South Carolina Board of Pharmacy, 1981-1987 and Chairman 1986 -1987
  • Board Member and Secretary, Public Defender Corporation for Colleton County 1978 -2008
  • Past Member Colleton County Election Committee

Other Professional Licenses:

  • Licensed Real Estate Broker
  • Licensed Title Insurance Agent
  • Registered Pharmacist

Memberships and Associations:

  • Colleton County Bar Association

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Member Colleton County Bar Association (President 2000 – 2004)
  • Member South Carolina Bar (Member, House of Delegates, 1986 -1989)
  • Fellow, American Society for Pharmacy Law, 1973 – Present
  • Past President 14th District Pharmaceutical Association
  • Member South Carolina Pharmacy Association (Past Member House of Delegates)

Other Memberships and Honors:

  • Past President Colleton County Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals; Honorary Life Membership awarded 1985
  • Past President South Carolina Humane Association
  • Past President Colleton County Historical and Preservation Society
  • Past Chairman Colleton County Old Jail Restoration Commission
  • Past Chairman Colleton County Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission
  • Chairman Walterboro Municipal Democratic Club, 1990 – Present
  • Member City of Walterboro Downtown Review Board, 1984 – 1994
  • Past Assistant Scout Master Troop 68, Coastal Carolina Council, Boy Scouts of America
  • Past President Dogwood Hills Country Club
  • Member Unity Lodge #55 A.F.M.
  • Founder and Vice-Chairman of Board of Directors (1989–Present) Bank of Walterboro


  • State Bar of South Carolina
  • State Bar of Georgia (inactive)
  • U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina
  • U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Supreme Court