Dr. Kerry D. Solomon, a partner at Carolina Eyecare Physicians and director of the Carolina Eyecare Research Institute, has been elected president of the American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery for 2016.

Kristen N. Nichols, an attorney with Turner Padget, has been appointed as the 2016 president of Commercial Real Estate Women Charleston.

The Harrell Law Firm PA has opened at 127 S. Main St., Summerville.

The law firm of Richardson Plowden has relocated its downtown Charleston office to 171 Church St.

Joanne L. Brockway with Keller Williams Charleston Islands has obtained the Resort and Second-Home Property Specialist certification from the National Association of Realtors.

Herb Jansen, former partner and retired global director of human capital at Ernst & Young, has been named to the Darkness to Light board of directors.

Elizabeth “Beth” Palmer, a partner in the firm of Rosen Hagood, has been chosen as a Leadership in Law honoree by South Carolina Lawyers Weekly.