Dec. 23, 2011
-- Vitetta Law Group announced today that staff attorney Leslie Sarji has been named partner and the firm name will officially change to Vitetta.Sarji Law Group effective Janurary 2, 2012. The firm’s website address will also be changed to www.VitettaSarji.com. Ms. Sarji brings to the firm over 15 years of civil and criminal litigation experience, and she will lead the firm’s litigation section.
Ms. Sarji was born and raised in Charleston and attended Bishop England High School, the College of Charleston and the University of South Carolina School of Law. While attending law school, she was a member of the Moot Court Bar and also participated in the ABA Appellate Advocacy Competition;
a member of the Environmental Law Journal; and a member of Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity. After graduation, Ms. Sarji worked as a Public Defender at the Charleston County Public Defender's Office until 2002. Prior to joining Vitetta Law group, Ms. Sarji worked in Myrtle Beach where she was in charge of the Myrtle Beach office of the Mike Kelly Law Group and where she was engaged in a variety of civil litigation matters, both at the trial and appellate levels.
The firms expansion also includes the addition of attorney MaryBeth Mullaney to the staff as Of Counsel. Ms. Mullaney is from Irmo, South Carolina, she received her JD from the University of South Carolina in 1993, and started her legal career by working as a public defender with the Legal Aid Society in New York City. During that time she represented hundreds of clients in jury trials, and suppression hearings and Grand Jury proceedings. Ms. Mullaney joined the Charleston County Public Defender in 2005 where she managed a demanding caseload and was named Statewide Public Defender of the Year in 2009. While at the Charleston Public Defender's Office she was a successful litigator and worked tirelessly to achieve favorable outcomes on behalf of her clients.
Vitetta.Sarji is also very proud to announce that Courtney Kerce, an associate attorney with the Vitetta Law Group, has been named a shareholder of Vitetta.Sarji. “Ms. Kerce’s commitment to excellence and her desire to work diligently to achieve the goals of her client have made her a valuable asset to the firm and its clients” states Ms. Sarji.
Guy Vitetta, founder of Vitetta Law Group, stated, “The addition of Leslie Sarji as partner, Courtney Kerce as a shareholder, and MaryBeth Mullaney as Of Counsel is part of the firm’s plan to continue growing and investing in key people to enable us to serve more clients who are looking for the highest standards of representation to help them resolve a wide range of disputes”.
Vitetta Law Group was founded in 2002 and has traditionally focused on Family and Criminal Law. The firm's attorneys draw on their experience in the full range of legal approaches from Collaborative Practice to complex litigation and strive for excellence in all levels of their practice. Guy Vitetta, the firm's founder, has continually held an AV® Peer Rating*, the highest given by Martindale–Hubbell, since 2005. By strategically expanding to include selective practice areas, Vitetta Law Group has grown steadily and become established as a small, personable firm capable of handling many large, complex cases. To learn more, visit www.VitettaSarji.com.
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The Vitetta Law Group offers its clients tested and innovative representation in the areas of Family Law and Criminal Law in Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester Counties in South Carolina, including Mount Pleasant and Summerville.