Our goal is to be of service to every client. We want to help our clients solve their legal
problems by providing knowledgeable and effective legal services and advice. M. Rita
graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1993 and has been
practicing law for more than 20 years. This firm has helped thousands of injured clients receive
the Social Security Disability, Workers Compensation and Personal Injury benefits they have
earned and deserve; as well as helping clients who are going through Divorce, Custody,
Alimony, Mediation or other Family Law matters, from drafting Separation Agreements and
Mediation to lengthy contested Divorce and Custody trials.
Ms. Metts serves as a part-time Magistrate Judge for the Richland County. She is licensed in
to practice in all municipal, county, state and federal courts in South Carolina.
Ms. Metts is a member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants
Representatives (NOSSCR) to keep her aware of any recent changes to Social Security
Disability and Supplemental Security Income law and to keep improving her advocacy skills for
her Disability and SSI clients.
She is a former Assistant Public Defender with the Newberry County Public Defender's Office,
where she honed her litigation and trial skills.
She currently owns and operates the Metts Law Firm, LLC, where she and her staff provide
clients with the experience of large law firm with the personal customer service of a small firm.
She is a Certified Family Court Mediator, member of the South Carolina and Richland County
Bar Associations, and a member of The National Advocates Top 100 Matrimonial and Family
Law Attorneys. She works as the Town Attorney, for Carlisle, South Carolina.
The Metts Law Firm was established in 1996 and is currently located at 3531 River Drive,
Columbia, SC 29201. The firm and staff handle all areas of Family Law, Social Security
Disability, Veteran Disability Benefits, and Workers' Compensation .
M. Rita Metts