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Ely Grote


Ely handles a wide variety of litigation and transactional matters, with an emphasis on community association, corporate, and construction law.

Prior to joining McCabe, Trotter, & Beverly, P.C., Ely worked as a law clerk for the Honorable James C. Williams, Jr., a South Carolina Circuit Court Judge. Additionally, for nine years he served as an attorney for a law firm in Columbia, South Carolina, where he focused on insurance defense litigation.

Ely completed his undergraduate studies at Iowa State University. He then attended Drake University Law School, where he served as a staff member of the Drake Law Review and the Drake Journal of Agricultural Law. He graduated in 2006 with High Honors. In addition to his legal work, Ely enjoys spending time with his family, gardening, and playing tennis.


South Carolina Bar, 2006

United States District Court, District of South Carolina, 2008


Drake University Law School, J.D., 2006

Iowa State University, B.S., 2003

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