Eric Guimaraes practices in the areas of general civil defense, governmental defense, and transportation defense. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from The University of South Carolina and a Juris Doctor from The University of South Carolina School of Law. During his time in law school, Eric was a Law Clerk in the Richland County Solicitor’s Office, served as President of the Sports and Entertainment Law Society (SELS), was on the executive board of the Black Law Students Association (BLSA) as the Mock Trial Manager. He was also a student member of the John Belton O’Neall Chapter of the American Inns of Court.
Prior to joining The McKay Firm, Eric was an Assistant Solicitor for Richland County where he prosecuted hundreds of cases. Working as an attorney is a second career for him. A sports enthusiast, Eric worked in the local media as a sports talk radio host, producer, sports anchor, and reporter before returning to school to pursue his law degree. He maintains his connection with local sports as a Public Announcer for Richland Northeast High School football and Heathwood Hall Episcopal School basketball.
Eric is the first member of his family to be born in the United States. His family immigrated to Tallahassee, Florida from Brazil in 1965. He resides in Shandon and enjoys attending live music shows, sporting events, and hiking and camping with friends.