Laurin Weatherly, Attorney
Laurin Weatherly received her Juris Doctorate from the Charleston School of Law in 2013. She began her legal career in Columbia, South Carolina the same year. Laurin received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a minor in Business Associations from the University of South Carolina in 2010.
While in Charleston, Laurin was an active member of both the community and her law school. She served as a member of both the Student Bar Association and the Women in Law Board and volunteered with the Charleston County Guardian ad Litem program. Laurin also received the CALI award for excellence for Insurance Law in 2012. While in law school, Laurin became interested in the area of Tax Law and took several classes in advanced Federal Income Taxation. Eager to pursue her interests in Tax Law after graduation, Laurin became a member of the American Society of Tax Problem Solvers (ASTPS), a national, non-profit organization of tax professionals that trains attorneys focused on the fight for troubled taxpayers. ASTPS is the only organization solely devoted to the development of professional skills in this area of practice.
Laurin has attended several ASTPS Tax Problem Resolution seminars where she learned the skills needed to represent taxpayers before the IRS. She uses these skills daily in assisting individuals and businesses resolve their tax problems.
Michael Becker, Attorney
Michael Becker received his Juris Doctorate in 2015 from Charlotte School of Law. Before attending law school in Charlotte, Michael lived in South Carolina where he attended Presbyterian College and received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 2012.
While at Charlotte, Michael was active in both the community and in his law school. Michael represented low income taxpayers in his school’s Tax Controversy Clinic. Furthermore, he interned at Legal Services of Southern Piedmont where he further assisted low income taxpayers with their tax issues.
Michael is not only licensed practice in the state of North Carolina, but is also licensed to practice in the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina.
Currently, Michael resides in the Charlotte area with his wife. Michael enjoys watching movies of all kinds and is always pulling for his favorite teams, the New York Mets and New York Islanders.
Michael is excited and ready to use the skills he learned from his time at the Tax Clinic and Legal Services to serve the clients of Ecton Law Firm.
Shauna Hall, Financial analyst
Shauna Hall is a cum laude graduate of North Carolina State University where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in 2010. She also graduated with a minor in Spanish and studied abroad at the University of Hawaii’ in 2009.
Shauna began her professional career in the sales industry where she spent three years working in business to customer sales where she gained valuable experience in customer/client relations and developed her skills in customer service.
Shauna began her career with Ecton Law Firm in December 2013. She feels right at home working at a tax resolution law firm that truly helps improve people’s lives. Shauna is dedicated to making sure every client and potential client have the absolute best experience possible with Ecton Law Firm. Shauna will work hard to ensure our firm provides you with the comfort and ease of solving your tax resolutions.
Shauna and her husband, Andrew, have started their family right here in the Midlands. They are actively involved in their church and spend their free time enjoying all the amenities that Columbia and Lake Murray have to offer. She may not be from South Carolina originally, but Shauna has embraced the South Carolina's Southern Hospitality and loves to call Columbia, South Carolina, Home.