R. Aaron Ness

Associate Attorney

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Aaron was born and raised in Bamberg, South Carolina. He graduated in the Top 5 of his class from Bamberg-Ehrhardt High School in 2007. He then moved to Columbia, SC and attended college at the University of South Carolina, where he double-majored and graduated Cum Laude (with honors) with a Bachelor of Science in Insurance and Business Management from the Darla Moore School of Business in 2011. While at the business school, he received the merit based Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of South Carolina Award, as well as the Insurance Management Scholarship Award. He was a 4-year member of Delta Tau Delta Fraternity, serving as President of the chapter from 2010-2011. For his 1-year term as President, the chapter honored him with the Chris Barnes Leadership Award.
Aaron then attended law school at the
University of South Carolina School of Law, graduating Cum Laude (with honors) and earning his J.D. in May of 2015. During his time in law school, he received the prestigious CALI (American Jurisprudence) Award in six classes: Civil Procedure I, Contracts II, Legal Research & Writing I, Legal Research & Writing II, Corporations, and Appellate Advocacy. This award is given to the highest final grade earned by a student in a law school class.
After law school, he sat for the South Carolina Bar Exam in July 2015 and was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in November of 2015. He is an Associate at Ness & Jett, where he is engaged in general practice. Aaron resides in Bamberg where he enjoys spending his time hunting, watching sports, playing the piano and guitar, and spending time at Edisto Beach with friends and family.