Dyllan Rankin

Class of 2010
Nominated by: Alissa Lietzow

Current City: Charleston, SC

Alissa says:

He would undoubtedly be an asset to our Alumni Association Board.


Dyllan Rankin is a May 2009 graduate of the Charleston School of Law.

At CSOL, Dyllan served on the Honor Council, the Executive Leadership Council and was president of three student organizations. Dyllan received his undergraduate degree in 2003 from Washington and Lee University where he studied Japanese and earned a Bachelor of Arts in East Asian Studies. At W&L, Mr. Rankin was a member of the varsity football team and received a scholarship to study international law and politics in Tokyo, Japan.

Before entering law school, Dyllan gained broad legal experience in Washington, DC, working as an intern for a member of the United States Congress, a staff assistant in a small general counsel’s office, and a paralegal at an international litigation firm.

Prior to opening his own practice, Dyllan served as an associate at a Charleston area firm where he also clerked as a law student, gaining experience in personal injury litigation, family law, and criminal defense in a small firm setting.

In 2011, Dyllan opened the Rankin Law Firm in Charleston, SC, where he maintains a general practice focusing on civil litigation, family law, and criminal defense. He is also currently serving as an adjunct professor of Legal Research, Analysis and Writing at the CSOL.

Dyllan is actively involved in the Young Lawyers Division of the South Carolina Bar, serving as a co-chair of the Backpack Drive and in the membership of the Professional Development Committee and the Community Law Week Committee.

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