About Ferguson & Ferguson Law Offices

Ferguson & Ferguson, LLC is a family-owned firm located in downtown Beaufort, South Carolina, with nearly a quarter century of combined legal experience. Locally connected, caring and compassionate attorneys, our team is here to serve in areas of criminal law, including cases in General Sessions, Magistrate and Municipal Courts; family law; and civil litigation, including personal injury matters.

Our attorneys have substantial trial experience and are comfortable fighting for the best possible outcome for our clients – whether that means taking a case to the courtroom, or doing everything possible for our clients to avoid trial. We advocate for you during what is often an emotional, tumultuous experience and equip you with the knowledge you need to make the best decisions for your future.

Serving primarily the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit – Beaufort, Jasper, Colleton, Hampton and Allendale Counties, including Beaufort, Bluffton, Hilton Head Island, Ridgeland, and Walterboro, we pursue or defend claims on behalf of our clients throughout the State of South Carolina.

Katherine G. Ferguson, Esq.

Katherine G. Ferguson, Esq Beaufort LawyerBorn in Charleston, South Carolina, Katherine has been practicing law in the Lowcountry for more than a decade, concentrating in the areas of family law and civil litigation, including personal injury matters. Prior to Ferguson & Ferguson, LLC, Katherine managed the Law Office of Katherine G. Ferguson, LLC, from 2017 to 2018. Before that, she served as a partner of the law firm Tupper, Grimsley & Dean, P.A. from 2014 to 2017, and associate attorney in the same firm from 2007 to 2014.

Katherine received a Bachelors of Science in Finance with a specialization in International Business from the University of South Carolina Honors College, followed by a Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law.

After graduating from the University of South Carolina Law School in 2006, Katherine clerked for the Honorable Roger M. Young, Sr. for one year before entering private practice. She was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 2006, the United States District Court in the District of South Carolina in 2008, and the United States Supreme Court in 2012.

Katherine is a Member of the South Carolina Bar Association, Beaufort County Bar Association, Hilton Head Island Bar Association, South Carolina Women Lawyers Association, and Defense Research Institute.

In addition to her legal experience, Katherine has a depth of knowledge and experience in finance. Her post-collegiate years carried her to New York City, where she held positions in companies that included Deutsche Bank and JP Morgan Chase.

Katherine is an active member of her community. She is a graduate of Leadership Beaufort, a Member of the South Carolina Bar Fee Dispute Resolution Board, and a Member of the Riverview Charter School Board of Directors. Katherine is married to Robert E. Ferguson, Jr., and has two sons, Robert and Graham. They are members of Sea Island Presbyterian Church on Lady’s Island.

Robert E. Ferguson, Jr., Esq.

Robert E. Ferguson, Jr., Esq Beaufort LawyerIn his 12+ years of representing his clients, Robert (“Robbie”) has served as both a former state prosecutor and as a deputy public defender, giving him a unique perspective on criminal law and making him a powerful ally inside and outside the courtroom. At Ferguson & Ferguson, LLC., Robbie focuses on matters of criminal defense, including Driving Under Influence (DUI), Assault and Battery, Domestic Violence, Murder, Drug Trafficking, Burglary, and more. Robbie has wide-ranging abilities to understand and handle cases ranging from misdemeanors to highly complex felonies and capital offenses.

Most recently, Robbie served as the Deputy Public Defender for the Fourteenth Circuit, a position he led after founding and successfully managing his own firm – the Law Office of Robert E. Ferguson, Jr. – from 2012 to 2016.

From 2007 to 2012, Robbie specialized in prosecution. He served as an Assistant Solicitor for the Fourteenth Circuit, and was a Member of the Career Criminal Unit that specialized in stopping and bringing to justice the most serious, serial offenders in Beaufort and Jasper Counties.

Robbie obtained his undergraduate degree from Clemson University, and during his time there, served as the Attorney General of the Student Body as well as the President of his fraternity, Kappa Alpha Order. He went on to receive his Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina, followed the same year with a Master of Studies in Environmental Law from Vermont Law School. He completed his clerkship under The Honorable John C. Hayes, III, State Court Judge in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Robbie is a Member of the South Carolina Bar, South Carolina Bar Judicial Qualifications Committee, South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Beaufort County Bar Association, and Hilton Head Island Bar Association.

He is married to Katherine G. Ferguson and has two sons, Robert and Graham. Their family attends Sea Island Presbyterian Church on Lady’s Island.

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