Mr. Kolb's legal career spans over 30 years, and includes service as the Solicitor for the Third Judicial Circuit (elected chief prosecutor for Sumter, Clarendon, Lee and Williamsburg Counties, South Carolina).
Criminal Defense in State and Federal Court, serious felonies, drug cases, driving under the influence (DUI) and other traffic offenses, and Civil Plaintiff's practice including personal injury, wrongful death, and serious motor vehicle accidents.
Wade S. Kolb, Jr. established the firm in 1998 after a 15 year career as the four-time elected Solicitor (chief criminal prosecutor) for Sumter, Clarendon, Lee and Williamsburg counties (Third Judicial Circuit).
As Solicitor, he personally prosecuted thousands of criminal cases and supervised a staff of thirty employees, including eleven assistant solicitors.
Mr. Kolb is a 1974 graduate of the University of South Carolina Law School (JD), and a 1971 graduate of the University of South Carolina (BS in Business Administration).
He is admitted to the Supreme Court of the State of South Carolina and the US District Court, District of South Carolina.
A lifelong resident of Sumter County, Mr. Kolb is active in numerous legal and community organizations, including the Sumter Rotary Club, Sumter-Shaw Community Council, and the Sumter Chamber of Commerce, of which he served as Chair of the Board of Directors from 2008-2009.
Member of the Church of the Holy Comforter Church; Chairman of the Layreaders, Past Vestryman, Past President of the Men's Club
Shaw-Sumter Community Council (1977 to present)
Sumter Rotary Club (1983-present)
Sumter Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors (2001-2010), Chair (2008-2009), Community Relations Council (1981-2003), Co-Chairman (1987-88 and 1998-99)
University of South Carolina at Sumter, Educational Foundation Board of Directors(2001-2004), President (2003-2004)
Sumter YWCA TWIN Honorary Board (1994-1998 and 2001-2005), Chairman (2003 and 2004)
United Way of Sumter, Clarendon, and Lee Counties Campaign Chairman (1980), Member of Board of Directors (1978-1982), President of the Board (1982)
American Red Cross Board of Directors (1977-83), Chapter Chairman (1978-80)