Friday June 23 2017

William G. Rhoden

Attorney at Law

Mr. Rhoden is a native of the State of South Carolina, being born and raised in Aiken. Mr. Rhoden graduated from Aiken High School in 1973. While at Aiken High, Mr. Rhoden served on Student Council and played varsity tennis for 3 years. During his senior year, he was selected the Most Valuable Player of the tennis team. Mr. Rhoden then attended the University of South Carolina at Aiken where he was elected Student Body President. He was selected twice as Student of the Year and was included twice in the Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.

After college, Mr. Rhoden enrolled at the University of South Carolina School of Law. While attending law school, Mr. Rhoden received an internship through the United States Department of Justice and interned at the U.S. Attorney’s office in Columbia, S.C. Mr. Rhoden received the degree of Juris Doctor in December 1980. Mr Rhoden was admitted to practice in May of 1981.

After graduating from law school, Mr. Rhoden went to work at the Office of the S.C. Attorney General as a staff attorney. Mr. Rhoden was promoted to Assistant Attorney General and served in the child support enforcement section and later in the Post-Conviction Relief section. Mr. Rhoden left the S.C. General’s Office in December 1983 and joined the staff of the Seventh Circuit Solicitor’s Office as an Assistant Solicitor in January 1984. In November 1986, Mr. Rhoden entered private practice and opened his office in Gaffney. Mr. Rhoden is also involved in the community. He previously served on the Board of the Cherokee Children’s Home. He is a member of the Gaffney Rotary Club. Mr. Rhoden currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Limestone College. Mr. Rhoden has been listed in Who's Who in America and Who's Who in American Law. Mr. Rhoden as received the AV Preeminent peer rating from MARTINDALL-HUBBELL.


University of South Carolina Aiken, Bachelor of Science

University of South Carolina School of Law, Juris Doctor

Admitted to Practice:

South Carolina Supreme Court

South Carolina Court of Appeals

U.S. Federal District Court

Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional & Civic Activities:

Limestone College, Board of Trustees

Gaffney Rotary Club

Who’s Who in American Law

The Law Firm of Winter & Rhoden was established in December of 1991 by William E. Winter, Jr. and William G. Rhoden. The law firm was operated as a partnership until Mr. Winter’s untimely death in July 2008. After Mr. Winter’s death, Mr. Rhoden chose to keep the name of Winter & Rhoden in honor of his law partner. The firm operates now as Winter & Rhoden, LLC. The practice is located ½ block from the Cherokee County Courthouse at the street address of 221 E Floyd Baker Blvd in the heart of the City of Gaffney. We are a general practice law firm with a staff of three in addition to Mr. Rhoden & Mrs. Parker. We offer legal services in the areas of Divorce, Child Custody, and Family law, Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Social Security Disability, Workers' Compensation, Appeals to all state courts, Probate, Wills and Powers of Attorney.

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