Charleston, South Carolina , United States
Jun 11, 2010 04:32pm
|Info||Vic Rawl is a Lifetime resident of South Carolina. He has devoted forty years of his life to public service, working in all three branches of |
He grew up on John’s Island, and graduated from the College of Charleston in
1968 where he met his wife, Laura. They have been married 40 years and have
one son, Vic Jr. Vic finished USC Law School in 1973.
He was an officer in the SC National Guard for Twenty Six years, serving as
a Judge Advocate. He retired with the rank of Lt. Colonel.
He was in private law practice 1973 to 1986. He worked as an Assistant
Solicitor, prosecuting Criminal Cases in 1976.
Rawl served eight years in the S.C. House of Representatives from 1977 to
1978 and from 1980-1986. From 1980 to 1986 Rawl worked on the State
Reorganization Commission, S. C. Housing Authority and S.C. Prison
He served on the Workers Compensation Commission from 1986 to 1990 and as
Staff Council SC Second Injury Fund in 1991.
Rawl served as a Circuit Court Judge from 1991-2003, presiding over Criminal
and Civil Court throughout the State of South Carolina.
He has served on the Board of Directors of the League of Women Voters and
the Charleston County Public Defenders Corporation. He has also served as
Special Master to oversee cases resulting from the Graniteville train wreck,
and periodically participates in mediations and arbitrations, helping
parties to lawsuits resolve their disputes out of court.
Rawl came out of retirement to be elected to Charleston County Council in
2008. His primary concerns on Council are Road works, Public transport,
Responsible development, Public safety, Waste management, and the responsible
use of public funds. He currently sits on the Finance, Planning/Public Works,
Public Safety/Health, Economic Development and Audit committees.
Vic is 64 years old. He enjoys reading, travel, golf, hunting, and