F. Patricia Scarborough

Practice Areas

Business Transactions
Charitable Giving
Estate Administration
Estate Planning
Income Taxation
Non-Profit Organizations
Taxation Law


2005, South Carolina | 2007, North Carolina | 2016, New York


Columbia, South Carolina


  • University of Florida School of Law magna cum laude (LL.M., in Taxation), 2006
  • University of South Carolina School of Law cum laude (J.D.), 2005
  • University of South Carolina cum laude (B.S.), 2001


  • Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
  • Former chairman, Taxation Law Section Council of the South Carolina Bar
  • Certified Specialist in Taxation Law and Estate Planning and Probate Law by The Supreme Court of South Carolina
  • Former President, Charleston Tax Council
  • Member, Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina, Development Comm., (2008-2010)
  • Member, Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina, Open Grants Comm., (2013-2015)
  • T. Heyward Carter, Jr. and F. Patricia Scarborough, Conservation Easement Tax Benefits Are Better Than Ever, South Carolina Lawyer 2007
  • Panelist, 2013 AFP Summer Institute (Panel on Planned Giving)
  • Order of the Wig and Robe, (2005)
  • Order of the Coif, (2005)
  • ABA Real Property, Probate & Trust Journal – Production Editor, (2004-2005)