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The Digital Portrait Collection

The Digital Portrait Collection at the University of South Carolina School of Law

The Honorable Costa M. Pleicones (1944-)

The Honorable Costa M. Pleicones

 

Elected Chief Justice of the South Carolina Supreme Court on May 27, 2015, serving from January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016; Elected Resident South Carolina Circuit Judge for the Fifth Judicial Circuit in 1991, serving from July 1, 1991 until March 23, 2000, when he was elected as an associate justice of the South Carolina Supreme Court on February 9, 2000.

Born in 1944 in Greenville, South Carolina.

Education: Wofford College, B.A., 1965; University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 1968.