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Consumer Credit Issues

Legal help from an experienced advisor

CONFIDENT CREDIT COUNSEL

Small Business Counsel

Practical and creative solutions

CONTRACTS, COMPLIANCE & LITIGATION

Family Law

Fair and compassionate representation

DIVORCE, CUSTODY & CHILD SUPPORT

THE FIRM


SC Bar Leadership Academy
2016 Graduate

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This highly selective program equips young lawyers with skills to give back to the profession and position themselves as leaders in the community by focusing on current issues facing the SC Bar and the importance of pro bono service.

Bess Dargan Lochocki

Founder, Waccamaw Law


A South Carolina lawyer dedicated to her clients and determined to serve your interests with efficient representation, sensible legal guidance, and clever solutions to difficult issues. Waccamaw Law is a firm you can trust for quality, down-to-earth, and confidential legal counsel.

  • 2003 B.A. in Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania
    • NCAA Division I Penn Women’s Lacrosse Team
  • 2010 J.D., Charleston School of Law
    • President, Women in Law
    • Editor-in-Chief, MALABU, the Maritime Law Bulletin
  • 2016 Graduate, SC Bar Leadership Academy
  • Community Contributions
    • Member, Precious Blood of Christ Catholic Church, Pawleys Island, SC
      • Co-Chair, Parish Outreach Ministries
      • Parish Council
    • Board of Directors, Amazing Journey, Inc. – Georgetown County Sheriff’s Reentry Services
    • Member, Pawleys Island Rotary Club, Chair Membership Committee
    • 2014-2016 Vice President of Finance of Governance, Rock Hill School District Education Foundation

Waccamaw Law takes pride in providing efficient, practical, and customized counsel to our clients.

Since 2010, Bess has been practicing law in the state courts of South Carolina as well as the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina.

Before founding Waccamaw Law, she joined a national collection agency as the Director of Compliance where she worked closely with the corporate executive team.

Bess then moved into private practice defending the credit and collection industry, collaborating with local counsel across the nation representing large corporations in federal court. Her experience litigating high-stakes, complex issues in federal court provided Bess a solid foundation for delivering you practical legal counsel.

 

Contact:

Waccamaw Law

843-237-5299

bess@waccamawlawllc.com

PO Box 2307
10172 Ocean Hwy. Suite 2
Pawleys Island, SC 29585

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AREAS OF PRACTICE

Consumer Credit
Issues

We can help you repair your consumer credit history

Small Business
Counsel

Meeting the increasing demand for cost effective legal counsel

Civil
Litigation

Practical and creative guidance to help clients manage legal costs

Separation &
Divorce

Helping you build the best roadmap through the most complicated issues

Collection Agency Harassment

You should understand what actions collectors cannot take against you

Family
Law

Reliable, compassionate counsel guiding you through difficult times

Student Loan
Help

Paying off student loans is overwhelming and confusing.

Custody &
Child Support

Considerate advice that supports your goals

TESTIMONIALS

  • "The Rotary Club of Rock Hill has always valued Bess as one of its outstanding members, someone who applied intelligence, dedication, and professional skills to accomplish whatever that was requested. Among her many achievements, the club is particularly indebted to her for incorporation of The Rotary Club of Rock Hill Foundation 501(c)(3). For generations to come, this non profit status will benefit the charity programs of the Rotary Club of Rock Hill to benefit the lives of those in need in our community and worldwide.”
    Lindsay W. Walker, President, Rotary Club of Rock Hill 2016-2017
  • "I highly recommend Bess Lochocki. The day I was referred to her was one of the best days of my life! My case was so stressful, with so many twists and turns, but Bess handled it with ease. In turn, she kept me at ease. She was so thorough when going through my endless documents, and she really listened to everything I had to say. She is so patient and compassionate. She will fight for you. She constantly kept me updated on everything, so I was never in the dark. Her skills are top-notch because the outcome of my case was the desired result. Honestly, look no further you have found the best!!!"
    Anonymous Client
  • "Great lawyer. Stood by my family and our business against other lawyers at a well needed time. Will go above and beyond. We trusted her and she supported us back a lot more. Thank you Bess."
    Anonymous Client

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