Bluestein’s Clarke Newton named to Leadership Columbia class of 2020

Posted by Allison Sullivan on Aug 27, 2019 8:49:58 AM

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Clarke Newton, a lawyer with Bluestein Attorneys, has been named to the Leadership Columbia Class of 2020.

About Leadership Columbia

Leadership Columbia is an educational program offered through the Columbia Chamber. The 10-month program provides emerging and existing leaders in the Midlands area with an opportunity to enhance their civic knowledge and network. For over 45 years, Leadership Columbia has helped participants better understand the local community, while building relationships with the region’s current and future leaders. For more information on Leadership Columbia visit

About Clarke Newton

He is one of 63 rising community leaders who will participate in the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce program, which is presented by BlueCross® BlueShield® of South Carolina. This is the 47th class since the program was founded in 1972.

Read more: Leadership Columbia Class of 2020 Announced 

“The synergy of this year’s class will have a lasting impact on our region,” Columbia Chamber President and CEO Carl Blackstone said when 2020 group was announced.

Participants experience a 10-month curriculum that includes monthly daylong sessions, a retreat, a class project, and a variety of enrichment activities that involve them more deeply in the Midlands.

Clarke received his bachelor’s degree in 2005, majoring in political science, and graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2009.

His practice with Bluestein concentrates on criminal defense, medical malpractice, wrongful death, motorcycle wrecks, wrecks with tractor-trailers, and personal injury.

Read More: Get to Know Clarke Newton

About Bluestein Attorneys

Bluestein Thompson Sullivan, LLC, combines innovative solutions with professional services to protect the rights of South Carolina citizens in a compassionate environment. Founded in 2000, the firm offers representation in the following areas: workers’ compensation, Social Security disability, criminal defense in both state and federal courts, appellate advocacy, veterans’ disability, personal injury, products liability, trucking accidents, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, wrongful death, whistleblower representation, and business litigation. Learn more at

Need Legal Representation for personal injury

Topics: Personal Injury, News, Criminal Defense