Our Lawyers

Frank C. Swaggard


Frank “Clay” Swaggard is a Florence native. He is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of South Carolina where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 2006. He graduated from the Charleston School of Law with a Juris Doctor in 2009. During law school, Mr. Swaggard was named to the Moot Court Board where he served as the Associate Justice for External Competitions, was a student representative to the Faculty Curriculum Committee, and was a Charleston School of Law Ambassador. He was also selected to the Student Bar Association’s Judicial Branch as the Chief Justice.

During law school, Mr. Swaggard clerked for the Navy JAG at Naval Weapons Station Charleston and the Federal Public Defender’s office in Florence. Before joining the Wukela Law Firm in November of 2010, he was hired as the Finance Director of Holleman for Education, Frank Holleman’s campaign for State Superintendent of Education. At the end of the campaign, he and his wife Alison returned to Florence and started a family.

Mr. Swaggard’s practice is varied, but his focus is primarily on Personal Injury litigation. He also practices in the areas of Landlord Tenant law, Probate, and various aspects of Contract law.


Case Types:

  • Auto Accidents
  • Slip and Fall
  • Slander
  • Products Liability
  • Interference with right to contract
  • General Negligence
  • Fraud and Deceit
  • SC Tort Claims Act
  • Defective Premises
  • Wills
  • Probation of Estate/Committee
  • Partition
  • Mechanic's Lien
  • Preparation of Deed
  • Suit to Clear Title
  • Lease
  • Breach of Warranty
  • Breach of Contract of Sale
  • Breach of Insurance - Life
  • Breach of Insurance - Auto
  • Breach of Insurance - Casualty
  • Preparation of contracts
  • Power of Attorney.
  • Breach of Contract
  • Magistrate & City.