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We Make Real Estate Transactions Easy

We handle real estate closings throughout South Carolina including residential resales, refinance, REO, relocations, and HELOCs. Our real estate attorneys in Columbia, South Carolina have closed thousands of transactions. For years, we’ve worked with local and national builders, relocation companies, lenders, REOs, and real estate agencies regarding residential and commercial real estate.


Your Business is Our Business

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


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. Our experience handling labor and employment matters means efficient, cost-effective defense of employers in South Carolina.


The Right Attorneys in Columbia Make the Right Difference

Creative & Motivated Lawyers in Columbia, SC

We’re creative and highly motivated business attorneys in Columbia, 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.