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Townes was born and raised in Greenville and, after attending Greenville High, studied business at Furman University.  After Furman, Townes worked for a Greenville based residential builder, building both custom and tract homes, and developed a passion for the construction process.  After two years, Townes decided to continue his studies and studied law and business at Samford University.  Thereafter, Townes proceeded to work for South Carolina Circuit Court Judge Edward W. Miller and two local law firms, becoming a partner at both. 

Townes B. Johnson III

Townes concentrates his practice on Construction Law, Business Law, Commercial and Civil Litigation, Collection Law and Creditor's Rights in Bankruptcy and is committed to seeking creative, cost-effective solutions for his clients.

Townes is currently a member of the South Carolina Bar and its Construction Law Section, the South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Association, the American Bar Association and its Construction Law Section, and the Greenville County Bar Association

Attorney Townes Johnson

Outside of the office, Townes enjoys spending time with his wife, Marshall, their children, Mary Randolph and Townes, their extended family, and their rescue dogs, Merry and Trapper; discussing sports, economics, politics, and religion; going bird hunting, fresh and salt water fishing, fly fishing, camping, and hiking; traveling; playing golf and cards; solving puzzles; gardening; attending sporting events; coaching church league basketball; and helping Marshall with Greenville's Gift, a charitable organization she founded to provide clothing for newborns in need.


JD, Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama, 2006

MBA, Brock School of Business, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama, 2006

BA Business Administration, Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina, 2001


Law Clerk; The Honorable Edward W. Miller, 2006 - 2007

Partner; Kenison, Dudley & Crawford, LLC, 2007 - 2015

Partner; Roe, Cassidy, Coates & Price, P.A., 2015 - 2017


Greenville Business Magazine's "Legal Elite of the Upstate" - Construction Law

SuperLawyers' "Rising Stars" - Construction Law

Contributing Author - South Carolina Construction Law Handbook

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