Wilkes Law Firm, P.A., has offices in Spartanburg and Charleston, and lawyers licensed to practice in the state and federal courts of South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia. Attorney Dan Atkinson, the son of a SCATA member and Hoover Award Winner, specializes in representation of professionals, including athletic trainers, in litigation and administrative proceedings. He has 11 years experience as an athletic training student assistant at the high school and collegiate levels. He was recipient of the 1997 SCATA Student Athletic Trainer Scholarship, and SCATA selected Dan to serve as the student assistant representing South Carolina at the 60th Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas. Dan provides consulting and defense services to athletic trainers, and he has extensive experience in work with professional insurers. He holds a B.A., cum laude, from Furman University, where he spent four years as a student assistant to the football, Men’s Soccer, Men’s Basketball and Baseball programs. He spent seven years as a student assistant at Laurens District 55 High School, managing to move athletic training rooms twice. Dan is a frequent presenter to SCATA and NCATA, and he serves as Legal Counsel to the Medical Committee of the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas.