The Right Attorneys in Columbia, Lexington and Greenville Make a Difference

Real Estate Closings

We Make Real Estate Transactions Easy

We handle real estate closings throughout South Carolina including residential and commercial transactions. Our real estate attorneys in Columbia, Lexington and Greenville South Carolina have closed thousands of transactions for buyers, sellers, local and national builders, relocation companies, lenders, REOs, and real estate agencies.

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Business Transactions

Your Business is Our Business

We’re lawyers who know business including mergers and acquisitions, lending transactions, and formation and structuring business entities. We work with local and national business professionals to provide cost-efficient legal solutions to complex business issues that meet your individual business needs.

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Labor & Employment

We Work Hard to Keep Your Business Working

We help your business when it is faced with hiring and termination decisions, composing personnel policies and noncompetition agreements, identifying areas of potential liability with employment practices, or discrimination lawsuits. If you find yourself in court, our attorneys are ready to defend your business throughout South Carolina.

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Estate Planning & Probate

Thoughtful Advice for Life’s Hard Decisions

At Blair Cato, our lawyers can help with designing and implementing an effective estate plan that will minimize or eliminate the probate process. We also can assist the personal representative with the probate process and carry out your loved one’s estate plan.

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Blair Cynthia Blair ALTA Board of Governors Cato Kris Cato Best Lawyers
in America 2013-2017
Pickren Gary Pickren Closing Attorney
of the Year - 2012, 2014,
2017 & 2019
Casterline Rex Casterline - Real Estate Closing Attorney in Columbia, South Carolina Rex Casterline 2017-Attorney of the Year
Lenker Stephen Lenker Legal Elite 2013-2014 ChrisBrown Chris Brown

Creative & Motivated Lawyers in Columbia, Lexington and Greenville, SC

We’re creative and highly motivated business attorneys in Columbia, Lexington and Greenville, South Carolina. Our lawyers have the credentials, the training, and the experience to provide you with top-notch legal services. That’s why our law firm is top-rated (AV) by Martindale-Hubbell.

Top-Rated Columbia Attorneys

Our founding members, Cynthia Blair, Kris Cato, Gary Pickren, Rex Casterline and Steve Lenker, strive to be the best at what they do. That’s why so many people, lenders, agents, builders, and businesses choose Blair | Cato for comprehensive legal services in the areas of real estate law, business law and labor and employment law. Whether it’s a real estate closing, a business transaction, or a labor law issue, choose the right attorneys in Columbia. Choose Blair | Cato.

A Few Words About Our Firm

Cynthia, Gary, and the rest of the team have been a huge asset to our company over the last 10 years. I would recommend their firm to anyone looking for legal advice in a real estate transaction.
John A. Bolos, Century 21
Jordan and his team have a great knowledge base which allows them to provide excellent real estate services to their clients. I enjoyed working with them to purchase my new home. I will certainly recommend them to my friends and family.
Laura, A Real Estate Client
Gary handled the closing of our house in a timely and professional manner. His staff was attentive to our needs. The entire transaction was extremely smooth and easy. I highly recommend Gary and his firm.
Dan Quirk, A Real Estate Client
I have recommended Cynthia to my real estate clients for many years.  Cynthia and her staff have consistently exceeded my client’s expectations. Cynthia is extremely knowledgeable and intelligent. Her real estate closings are handled very professionally.
Michelle Bowen, Bowen Real Estate
Gary is an extraordinary lawyer who constantly provides excellent legal services to my company, clients and me. He is a true asset to the real estate community. He has demonstrated professionalism in all of my dealing with him and his firm.
Eddie Yandle, Executive Construction Homes, LLC
I had a business matter that needed immediate attention and in a very short time-frame. Steve not only completed the documents I needed within the time-frame, but he also was very professional and communicative. The entire process was smooth and cost-efficient.
John, A Business Client
Gary is the most ethical and professional real estate attorney that I have had the pleasure of working with as an agent, Broker-in-Charge and company owner. Gary receives my highest possible recommendation.
Ron Roe, Russell and Jeffcoat Real Estate, Inc.