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The Supreme Court of South Carolina


In the Matter of Drelton A. Carson, Jr., Respondent

Appellate Case Nos. 2021-000621 and 2023-000801




By order dated June 18, 2021, Respondent was placed on interim suspension. In re Carson, 433 S.C. 488, 860 S.E.2d 360 (2021). He was subsequently placed on administrative suspension for failing to comply with annual continuing legal education requirements. In re Admin. Suspensions for Failure to Comply with Continuing Legal Educ. Requirements, S.C. Sup. Ct. Order dated Apr. 28, 2022. Respondent has now filed a motion pursuant to Rule 17(d), RLDE, Rule 413, SCACR, requesting that his interim suspension be lifted. Respondent has also filed a petition for reinstatement from administrative suspension pursuant to Rule 419(e), SCACR.

The motion for reconsideration and petition for reinstatement from administrative suspension are both granted. Respondent is hereby reinstated as regular member of the South Carolina Bar.


s/Donald W. Beatty                                               C. J.


Columbia, South Carolina
May 19, 2023