Maggie M. Ramsey brings to the firm considerable knowledge and experience in matters that impact Lowcountry families. Her services are dedicated to assisting families, especially those who serve the community through military service, government contracting, and federal employment, with all of their family law needs.
Ms. Ramsey is a 2006 graduate of Malone University in Canton, Ohio. During her undergraduate education, Ms. Ramsey interned for the White House. After graduating with honors and earning a B.A. in Political Science, Ms. Ramsey served as Deputy Associate Director to the Executive Office of the President and later as a Special Assistant in the Office of Legislative Affairs for the Department of Defense at the Pentagon. She further enhanced her skills as an Account Manager for CQ-Roll Call Group in Washington, D.C. In this position she trained lobbyists and law firms to track Congressional legislation through the CQ.com website.
Desiring to serve the local community, Ms. Ramsey enrolled in the Charleston School of Law. In 2011, while pursuing her law degree, Ms. Ramsey joined Brinkley Law Firm as a law clerk. In 2012, she gained valuable experience during a family court clerkship for the Honorable Jack Landis in Berkeley, Charleston, and Lexington counties where she observed complex issues facing families in the Lowcountry.
In 2013, Ms. Ramsey graduated cum laude from the Charleston School of Law in South Carolina. She also received CALI Awards for Contemporary Issues in Professional Responsibility and Law Practice Management & Economics. Her student memberships included the Student Division of the Charleston County Bar Association, Women in Law Society, and Aviation Law Society.
After gaining valuable experience at the White House and Department of Defense, Ms. Ramsey is now focused on serving the local community. In 2019, Ms. Ramsey was nominated as a SC Lawyers Weekly Honoree for her work in military family law. Additionally, as a trained collaborative law attorney, Ms. Ramsey has the ability to help clients reach settlement agreements in a way that allows them to avoid litigation. The collaborative process takes the decision-making power away from the judge and puts it in the hands of the parties, so they can commit to working through the difficult parts of a divorce.
Her services also include legal representation for divorce, custody/visitation, alimony and child support matters, as well as adoption. Lastly, Ms. Ramsey acts as a Guardian ad Litem in the South Carolina Family Court, advocating for children in contested custody disputes as well as name changes and adoptions.