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Marie-Louise Ramsdale

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Mount Pleasant, SC

Ramsdale Law Firm, LLC
1476 Ben Sawyer Blvd., Suite 5
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
Phone: 843-849-8744
Fax: 843-849-8745
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022
Licensed in South Carolina Since: 1996
Education: Harvard Law School
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

Marie-Louise Ramsdale, a graduate of Harvard Law School and the USC Honors College, is the principal lawyer of the Ramsdale Law Firm in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.  Best Lawyers named Marie-Louise as the Lawyer of the Year for Family Law in Charleston, South Carolina, for both 2019 and 2020.  She holds an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell.  Her practice is focused on complex family law cases, particularly divorce and custody litigation. Marie-Louise is also a certified mediator and a frequent presenter on family law topics at legal education seminars.

Marie-Louise is an active community volunteer. She has served as President of the South Carolina Bar Foundation and as a member of numerous SC Bar committees, including presently serving on the Family Law Section Council. She was a volunteer attorney-coach for the Moultrie Middle School Mock Trial Team from 2012 to 2016, taking the team to first place in the State competition in 2016, and subsequently co-coached the Wando High School Mock Trial Team. She is also chair of the Charleston County Bar Wellness Committee. You can follow her on Twitter (@mlramsdale_law).

About Marie-Louise Ramsdale

First Admitted: 1996, South Carolina

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • President, SC Bar Foundation (2015-2016), 2016
  • Member, SC Bar House of Delegates (2007-2018), 2018
  • Secretary, SC Bar Family Law Section Council (2019-present), 2020
  • Founder & Chair, Charleston County Bar Wellness Committee (2018 -present), 2020

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Finance Chair, SC Gubernatorial Candidate, 2018

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Founder and Coordinator, Lights for Liberty Charleston-National effort to generate public awareness about families facing difficulties due to immigration issues, 2019
  • Attorney-Coach, Mock Trial Team, 2016 State Champions, Moultrie Middle School-Mt. Pleasant, SC (2013-2017); Wando High School-Mt. Pleasant, SC (2017-present), 2020
  • Volunteer, Fee Dispute Resolution & Family Court Mediation-Charleston county, SC (2016-present), 2020


  • , Pro Bono Firm Award, Charleston Pro Bono Legal Service, 2019
  • , Leadership in Law Honoree, SC Lawyers Weekly, 2017
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Office Location for Marie-Louise Ramsdale

1476 Ben Sawyer Blvd.
Suite 5
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

Last Updated: 1/10/2022

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