Meet The Team

Burriss & Ridgeway Injury Lawyers

Care Beyond Your Case

Hank Burriss, Esquire

Meet Hank

Hank is a lifelong resident of South Carolina, who was raised in the Lower Richland Community and graduated from Lower Richland High School in 1986.  He is proud to be a Diamond Hornet. After graduating from high school, he attended the Citadel on a football scholarship and graduated in 1990 with a BS in Business Administration.  He obtained his law degree from the University of South Carolina in 1993.

E. Wayne Ridgeway Jr., Esquire

Meet Wayne

Wayne was born, raised and graduated from high school in Orangeburg, SC. Wayne and his wife Marshall have 3 children and are members of First Presbyterian Church in Columbia. Wayne also serves on the board for the University of South Carolina Fellowship of Christian Athletes and coaches kids soccer with the Columbia YMCA.

Alicia S. Higgins, Esquire

Meet Alicia

Alicia Higgins joined Burriss Ridgeway in August 2012 as a family court attorney. She obtained her legal degree at the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1988. Alicia has practiced in the South Carolina family court exclusively- handling everything from private actions for divorce, custody and adoption to prosecuting juveniles, serving as a Guardian ad litem to children and defending parents is DSS cases.