Aaron V. Wallace is an associate attorney with the Gist Law Firm, PA who practices in the areas of labor and employment law, criminal law, and personal injury litigation. Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Wallace clerked for the Honorable DeAndrea G. Benjamin, Circuit Court Judge for the Fifth Judicial Circuit. Mr. Wallace is admitted to practice law in South Carolina and maintains an active membership with the South Carolina Bar.
Mr. Wallace earned his Juris Doctor (Law Degree) from the University Of South Carolina School Of Law. While in law school he was on the Dean’s List, served in the capacity of treasurer for the Black Law Students Association during both his 2L and 3L year, participated in the Judicial Observation and Experience program, and worked as a law clerk for a plaintiff’s law firm. Since joining the Gist Law Firm in 2012, Mr. Wallace has been an outstanding litigator in federal and state courts throughout the United States forming a formidable team with Attorney Donald Gist in winning novel and precedential court cases. Most recently, in January 2019, Attorney Wallace and Attorney Gist won a 5-0 unanimous decision before the South Carolina Supreme Court. Mr. Wallace appeared in a variety of civic, criminal and administrative, family and appellant court litigation related matters. Attorney
Wallace was the lead attorney in that case. In addition to his Juris Doctor, Mr. Wallace also has a Bachelor of Arts in Experimental Psychology from the University of South Carolina and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree from the University of South Carolina’s Darla Moore School of Business. While in college Mr. Wallace was a member of the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
Mr. Wallace is active in his community and has served as an assistant coach for both the little league basketball and baseball teams at Meadowlake Park in Columbia, SC., and is a current member of St. John Baptist Church in Columbia, SC where he serves the Cub Scout Program as its Scoutmaster. Additionally, he volunteers his time to teach both Sunday School and Children’s Church at St. John Baptist Church in Columbia, SC.
Mr. Wallace is married and has four children.