Bakari Sellers heads the firm’s Strategic Communication and Public Affairs team and has recently added Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Consulting to the list of services offered.
Bakari also practices nationwide in all areas of Criminal Defense, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights litigation, business litigation, pharmaceutical and medical device litigation, medical malpractice, nursing home litigation, products liability. He is a senior member of the firm’s jury trial team.
Bakari Sellers was born in 1984 and raised in Denmark, South Carolina. He graduated from the South Carolina public school system and earned his undergraduate degree from Morehouse College in 2005, where he served as student body president and his law degree from the University of South Carolina in 2008.
Bakari made history in 2006 when, at just 22 years old, he defeated a 26-year incumbent State Representative to become the youngest member of the South Carolina state legislature and the youngest African American elected official in the nation. In 2014 he was the Democratic Nominee for Lt. Governor in the state of South Carolina. Bakari has worked for United States Congressman James Clyburn and former Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin. He served on President Barack Obama’s South Carolina steering committee during the 2008 election and is widely considered to be a rising star within the Democratic Party and a leading voice for his generation. He was named to TIME Magazine’s 40 Under 40 in 2010 as well as 2014 and 2015 “The Root 100” list of the nation’s most influential African-Americans.
Bakari has served as a featured speaker at events for the National Education Association, College Democrats of America National Convention, and the 2008 and 2016 Democratic National Convention. He is the author of New York Times Bestseller “My Vanishing Country” and a CNN political commentator.
Bakari is admitted to practice law in all state and federal courts in South Carolina. He is a member of the South Carolina Bar, Richland County Bar Association, and the South Carolina Association for Justice.
Bakari has been with Strom Law Firm since 2007. He is married to Dr. Ellen Rucker-Sellers. They have three children.
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Alcohol Beverage License Defense, ATV Accident Attorney, Automobile Accidents Lawyers, Birth Injury Lawyers, Boat Accident Lawyers, Bus Accident Lawyers, Burn Injury Lawyers, Brain Injury Lawyers, Business and Commercial Litigation, Business Formations, Bicycle Accident Attorney, Catastrophic Injuries, Car Accident Lawyers, Child Injuries/ Daycare abuse, Civil Rights Lawyers, Class Actions, Construction Accident Lawyers, Criminal Defense Lawyers, Criminal Domestic Violence, Crime Victims Lawyer, Child Product Injury, Child, Seat Defect, Crib Injury, Da Vinci Robot Surgery Injury, Daycare Accident and Child Injury Lawyer, Defective Bed Handle, Defective Bicycle, Distracted Driving Accident Lawyer, Divorce Lawyers, Dog Bite Lawyers, Dram Shop Liability, Drowning Accident Lawyers, Drug Charges, Lawyers, Electrical Injury Lawyer, Fatal Car Accident Lawyer, Victims of Drunk Drivers, DUI Lawyers, Employment Lawyers, Family Law Lawyers, Federal Criminal Defense Lawyers, Hit and Run Accident Lawyer, Injury Lawyer, IRS Representation Lawyers, Lyft Ride-Share, Accident Lawyers, Pedestrian Accident Lawyers, Jail Death Lawyers, Medical Malpractice Lawyers, Motorcycle Accident Lawyers, Negligent Security Lawyers, Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers, Mesothelioma Lawyers, Personal Injury Lawyer, Pharmaceutical Liability Lawyers, Premises Liability Lawyers, Products Liability Lawyers, Probate Lawyers, Professional License Defense Lawyers, Slip and Fall Accident Lawyers, Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer, Qui-Tam Lawyers or Whistleblower Lawyers, Sexual Harassment Lawyers, Social Security Disability Lawyers, Strom Family Law, Retail License Defense Lawyers, RoundUP Lawsuit, Tax Planning Lawyers, Tire, Blowout Accident Lawyer, Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyers, Trucking Accident Lawyers, Toxic Torts Lawyers, Veterns Benefits lawyers, Will Contest Lawyers, Worker’s Compensation Lawyers, Work Injury lawyer, Wrongful Death Lawyers, Uber Accident Lawyer, I-26 Accident Lawyer, I-20 Accident Lawyer, I-77 Accident Lawyer, I-85 Accident Lawyer, I-95 Accident Lawyer
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