Davis & Boyd Law Firm Team
Bret H. Davis, JD, CPA, LLM
Bret H. Davis is an attorney and certified public accountant and principal in the Myrtle Beach, South Carolina law firm of Davis & Boyd, LLC, where he concentrates his practice in the areas of estate planning, elder law, Medicaid planning, VA benefits planning, special needs planning, probate, corporate law, tax law, and commercial transactions.
Reese R. Boyd, Attorney
Reese Boyd, III is a native of Conway, South Carolina. He is a graduate of Davidson College (B.A., Economics) and the University of South Carolina School of Law. During law school, Reese was a member of the Moot Court Bar and received an American Jurisprudence award for Appellate Advocacy.
Julie Oliver, JD, LLM
Julie Oliver is an associate attorney in the Myrtle Beach, South Carolina law firm of Davis & Boyd, LLC, where she concentrates her practice in the areas of estate planning, probate administration, guardianships and conservatorships, business formations and consulting, and tax planning and consulting. She is a member of the South Carolina Bar and Horry County Bar.
Kelly Turek, JD, LLM
Kelly Turek is an associate attorney at Davis & Boyd, LLC, concentrating primarily in estate planning and consulting, probate administration and litigation, business disputes, and general civil litigation. Mrs. Turek is currently an active member of the South Carolina Bar and Georgia Bar.
Jamie Elgaway, Paralegal to Attorney Bret H. Davis
Jamie Elgaway has been with Davis & Boyd since she moved to South Carolina, from Northern Virginia in 2018. She began her career as a paralegal in 2010 processing foreclosures and evictions. She quickly decided she had rather help people and moved on to do Estate Planning. She obtained her paralegal certificate from George Mason University in 2012. Jamie is married with three children, one of whom still lives at home. She is an avid bowler and loves spending time with her family on the beach.
Tina L. Bashline, Probate Paralegal
Tina L. Bashline joined Davis & Boyd in January of 2022, when she moved to North Carolina from Cleveland, Ohio. Tina’s career began in 1991 as a receptionist in a law firm, when she decided she enjoyed legal work. While working full time, she attended Bryant & Stratton Business College in Parma, Ohio part-time and received a Certificate of Completion in the Legal Secretary Program. Years of experience lead to her becoming a seasoned Legal Assistant/Paralegal in the Estate Planning and Probate areas of law. Tina moved to North Carolina to be near her parents, and loves spending time with family. Growing up on the Lake Erie Shores, being close to the beach is a must. Tina has one adult son who still lives in Ohio.
Cathy Plocinik, Paralegal to Attorney Reese R. Boyd, III
Cathy Plocinik has been with Davis & Boyd since she moved to South Carolina, from Pennsylvania, in 2017. She has a Bachelor's in Political Science and a Masters in Public Administration from Rutgers University and is a member of the Phi Alpha Alpha Honor Society for Public Administration. She spent 20 years as a litigation paralegal with Freedman and Lorry in Philadelphia, PA where she was also responsible for staff training and managing the firm’s ERISA litigation.
Deborah Evans, Paralegal to Attorney Reese R. Boyd, III
Deborah Evans has been employed with Davis & Boyd, LLC since 2015. She has over 30 years of experience as a paralegal, including insurance defense, plaintiff’s personal injury, medical malpractice, worker’s compensation, family law, criminal law, and probate law.
Peggy S. West, Receptionist to Bret H. Davis & Reese R. Boyd, III
Peggy West has been employed with Davis & Boyd, LLC since 2017. She came to Davis & Boyd with a background in Office Administration and Management. She was raised in Onalaska, Wisconsin and moved to Myrtle Beach in 1984. Peggy lives with her husband Don, and they have a wonderful blended family of 4 adult children. Peggy's spare time is spent with family, paddle boarding and being Gigi to their beautiful grandchildren.