Mac Hester is an experienced trial lawyer. He has litigated and tried personal injury and commercial law cases in South Carolina and Colorado since 1986. He has also handled appeals in the Supreme Court of South Carolina and the Supreme Court of Colorado.
Growing up on a farm in South Carolina in the ’60s, the south was still segregated. Even as a young child, he sensed that there was something wrong with this — and his feelings were confirmed after watching the movie To Kill a Mockingbird. The film told the story of a small town lawyer by the name of Atticus Finch who defends a black man against a false criminal charge. Atticus stands up to racism and defends the rule of law at great personal and professional sacrifice.
While Atticus was a man of great nobility, he was still only a movie character. Fortunately, Mac had a role model in real life who treated every person with dignity and respect. His father served in the U.S. Army where he met a Japanese woman who worked for the U.S. Army in Tokyo. The two married and had four children.
My vow is to stay true to my principles and values by always putting my client and the rule of law first — just like Atticus Finch.