Bruce Thiers

Bruce Thiers

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Dr. Bruce H. Thiers, a professor in the Medical University of South Carolina’s Department of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery, has been named president-elect of the American Academy of Dermatology effective March 2019. He will be installed as president for a one-year term in March 2020.

Charleston attorney Carl Jacobson of Uricchio Howe Krell Jacobson Toporek Theos & Keith PA has been inducted as a fellow of The College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers.

Cordell & Cordell, a domestic litigation law firm focusing on representing men in divorce cases, has opened an office at 170 Meeting St., Charleston.

Firehouse Towing & Recovery LLC at 215 Maplewood Road, Moncks Corner, has become a U-Haul neighborhood dealer. Robert Boris Sr. and Robert Boris Jr. are the owners.

The Law Office of Sara A. Turner, which concentrates on criminal defense, family law, and personal injury cases, has opened at 105 1A Wappoo Creek Drive, Charleston. Sara A. Turner is the principal.

Mount Pleasant-based SouthCon Building Group has been named the recipient of a national “Best in Class” Excellence in Construction Award from the Associated Builders and Contractors for its work on Southern First Bank’s regional headquarters at 80 Calhoun St., Charleston.

Patrick Bell, an agent with the downtown Charleston office of Carolina One Real Estate, has obtained Certified Commercial Investment Member designation from the CCIM Institute.