Elizabeth von KellerElizabeth von Keller

Attorney in Columbia, South Carolina

Ms. von Keller was born and raised in Blythewood, South Carolina. She was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 2018.

Elizabeth graduated from Wofford College in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts in Government and Spanish. She graduated cum laude from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2018, obtaining her juris doctor and her Children’s Law Concentration. She was awarded membership into the Order of Wig and Robe and served as the Senior Article Editor of the South Carolina Law Review. Through her seat on the Executive Board of Phi Delta Phi, Elizabeth served on the planning committee for the 2018 Faculty Auction, the law school’s annual event that raises money for the James L. Petigru Public Interest Law Society Summer Fellowship Program.

Elizabeth began clerking with the Finkel Law Firm in 2016 and remained with the firm until she graduated law school. After graduation, Elizabeth served as the judicial law clerk for the Honorable Grace G. Knie in Spartanburg, SC. She returned to the Finkel Law Firm as an associate attorney in 2019 and joined the firm’s Social Security Disability Department, helping claimants across the state obtain their benefits.

When not practicing law, Elizabeth enjoys traveling, cheering on the Wofford Terrier’s basketball team, spending time with her dog – Xman, and attending kickboxing classes.

Areas of Practice:

Social Security Disability

Family Law

Bar Admissions:

South Carolina, 2018

U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina, 2019

U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 2020

Education:

The University Of South Carolina School of Law, 2018

  • Juris Doctor
  • Honors: Cum Laude
  • Honors: Order of Wig and Robe
  • Honors: Dean’s List
  • Honors: CALI (American Jurisprudence) Award: Torts
  • Honors: South Carolina Law Review, Senior Article Editor
  • Honors: Best Oralist, Legal Research and Writing, Spring 2016
  • Phi Alpha Delta, Justice (2016-2017); Secretary (2017-2018)
  • Phi Delta Phi, Secretary
  • John Belton O’Neall Inn of Court, Member

Wofford College, 2015

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Universidad de Alcalá, Instituto Franklin, Alcalá de Henares, Spain, Spring 2014
  • Honors: Dean’s List
  • Honors: Alpha Phi Omega Service Fraternity, Fraternity Chair

Professional Associations and Memberships:

South Carolina Bar

South Carolina Women Lawyers Association

South Carolina Young Lawyers Division

National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR)

Fraternities/Sororities:

Delta Delta Delta

Serving the people and businesses of South Carolina for over forty years.