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ABOUT AFFC LAW


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ABOUT AFFC LAW



Bianca Williams is the principal attorney of AFFC Law LLC located in Columbia, South Carolina. Ms. Williams focuses her practice on matters involving estate planning; probate administration and litigation; business law; elder law; guardianships and conservatorships; and bankruptcy law. She is a member of the South Carolina Bar Elder Law, Law Related Education, and Wills Clinic committee. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Williams served as an estate clerk at the Richland County Probate Court from December 2009 until July 2012. During her clerkship, she oversaw the probate administration of 200+ estates from opening to the closing of the Estate. Ms. Williams earned her B.S. degree in Accounting from the University of South Carolina and her J.D. degree (Magna Cum Laude) from North Carolina Central University. She is a member of the North Carolina, South Carolina and District of Columbia bar associations.


Accreditation

  • Certified Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator, June 2017 
  • South Carolina Real Estate Commission, 2008-2014 (inactive status)

Admissions

  • North Carolina, 2015 
  • South Carolina, 2016
  • District of South Carolina, 2016  
  • United States Tax Court, 2016
  • District of Columbia, 2017 (inactive) 

Bar Associations

  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association  (inactive) 
  • American Bar Association 

Bar Sections/Committees 

  • Consumer Law 
  • Disaster Relief 
  • Elder Law 
  • Law Related Education
  • Probate Law 
  • Solo/Small Firm 
  • Young Lawyers Division 

Education

  • North Carolina Central University School of Law
    Juris Doctor  Class Rank: 13 out of 158   Magna Cum Laude (Top 10%) 
    Class of 2015
  • Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina
    Bachelor of Science, Business Administration (major- accounting ; minor- pre-law) 
    Class of 2011 

  • Midlands Technical College
    Associate in Public Service- Paralegal Studies           Honors
          Class of 2010

  • Midlands Technical College
    Associate in Arts                                                             Honors
          Class of 2009 

Honors and Awards

  • Law Related Education Lawyer of the Year Nominee 
  • Floyd B. McKissick Award for Leadership and Scholarship, 2015
  • North Carolina Bar Association Pro Bono Certificate, 2015 
  • Scholars List 
  • Presidents List 
  • Who's Who among Students in Junior Colleges  
  • Jack Kent Cooke Nominee
  • Outstanding College Ambassador
  • All State Academic Team
  • Phi Theta Kappa 

Pro Bono

  • Mock Trial Attorney Coach
  • Mock Trial Judge
  • Client Counseling Judge
  • Ask a Lawyer
  • Habitat for Humanity Wills Clinic

Publications

  • Authored "Creditor Claims, Disputes, and Insolvency" Chapter, Advanced Estate & Trust Administration, National Business Institute 2017 
  • Co-Authored "Reopening Estates- When, How and Why?" Chapter, Probate Boot Camp, National Business Institute 2017 
  • Authored "Handling Debts and Creditor Claims" Chapter, Probate Boot Camp, National Business Institute 2017 

Speaker Engagements

  • Co-Presenter "Getting Your Affairs in Order," Greenview Baptist Church, 2016
  • "Creditor Claims, Disputes, and Insolvency," National Business Institute, 2017 
  • "A Day in the Life of An Attorney," Alcorn Middle School Career Fair, 2017
  • "Copyrights to Contracts: Legal 101 for the Indie Artist!,"  The Indie Ground, 2017
  • "Business Formation: Legal 101," P3 Summer Camp, 2017