Mr. Todd is the managing shareholder of Walter B. Todd. Jr., PC, a Columbia, South Carolina law firm.
Mr. Todd served as a Captain in the United States Army, Judge Advocate General's Corps, and is a former Assistant City Attorney, City Prosecutor and Municipal Court Judge for the City of Columbia. He currently serves as the Richland County Adult Drug Court Judge and as Judge for the Veterans Treatment Court in Richland County. Mr. Todd was selected to be included in the Best Lawyers in America in 2008, 2009, and 2012.
Since 1991, Mr. Todd has been an active arbitrator and mediator throughout the State of South Carolina; he is currently a certified arbitrator and mediator for the Circuit Courts of South Carolina and for Family Court, and has been certified as a mediator for the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina. To date, he has mediated well over 1000 cases with a high settlement rate.
Memberships & Affiliations
Mr. Todd has taught Alternative Dispute Resolution as an adjunct professor at the University of South Carolina Law School. He has served as Chairman of the Richland County Bar Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, Chairperson of the ADR Section Council, and on the South Carolina Supreme Court's Joint Commission on Alternative Dispute Resolution (Qualifications and Certification Committee). Mr. Todd has lectured often on ADR for the Continuing Legal Education Section of the South Carolina Bar, has regularly participated in arbitrator certification training, and has participated in mediator training for the South Carolina Circuit Courts, and the United States Department of Justice.