Reaves McLeod is a graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Law. He brings experience to McLeod Fraser & Cone as a sitting Magistrate, as well as four years as a City Prosecutor.


Areas of Practice:

  • Family Law
  • Injury Law
  • Representation of Defendants and Insurance Companies in Accident Cases
  • Representation of Plaintiffs in Tort Litigation
  • Civil Litigation in all courts
  • General Practice
  • Tort Law & Litigation
  • FOIA
  • Newspaper law
  • Municipal Law
  • Sports Law


  • University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 2002
  • Wofford College, B.A. Government and History, 1995

Government Service:

  • City of Walterboro Prosecutor, 2003-2008
  • Colleton County Magistrate Judge, 2008 to 2017
  • Edisto Island Chamber of Commerce 2004-2007; Chair 2007
  • Board of Directors, Bank of Walterboro 2009-present
  • Past Member of House of Delegates South Carolina Bar
  • Certified Mediator; Civil Courts and Family Courts
  • Town Counsel for Town of Varnville, South Carolina

Associations and Memberships:

  • BNI member
  • Adjunct Professor – University of South Carolina – Salkehatchie
  • Walterboro Lions Club
  • Colleton County Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Member of Executive Committee, South Carolina Press Association
  • Colleton County Board of Realtors
  • President, Colleton News Corporation


  • State Bar of South Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina