Anastopoulo Law Firm, a personal injury law firm in South Carolina, has acquired The Pizarro Law Firm LLC, with offices formerly located in Summerville and Harleyville.
The merger became effective Nov. 1, according to a news release.
Margie A. Pizarro, founder and managing partner of The Pizarro Law Firm, will join Anastopoulo Law Firm in their Charleston office as trial counsel, the release stated.
“We are excited to welcome Margie and her clients to the team,” said Roy Willey, CEO of Anastopoulo Law Firm, said in the release. “Margie is a highly respected attorney with a deep understanding of the law and a client first mentality that fits well with our culture. Her deep experience across the legal spectrum will be a valuable asset to our firm and to our clients. I could not be more excited to be practicing law with my friend and a leader in the law like Margie Pizarro.”
Pizarro is a native of Walterboro, and she received a bachelor’s degree from Clemson University in 1991 and a master’s degree in education in divergent learning from Columbia College in 2002. Prior to enrolling at the Charleston School of Law in 2004, Pizarro spent 12 years as an educator in the Greenville County School District. She received her Juris Doctorate from Charleston Law in 2007. Pizarro has spent the past 15 years representing clients in the areas of family law, criminal defense, personal injury, estate law, and medical malpractice.
“I am thrilled to join Anastopoulo Law Firm,” said Pizarro in the release. “The firm has a long history of providing exceptional legal services to the Charleston community. I am confident that my clients will be well-served by the firm’s talented attorneys and staff. Even further, I am excited that Anastopoulo Law Firm is committed to carrying on the long tradition of community service that The Pizarro Law Firm is known for providing.”