About Murphy Crantford Meehan

Murphy Crantford Meehan Attorneys at Law: Our Story

Murphy Crantford Meehan is a full-service law firm that prides itself on working with clients to find a just solution to their legal problems throughout the entire State of South Carolina. Together, Chris Murphy, William Crantford and Jerry Meehan have the training and support staff to take on the most complex issues. The firm approaches every client with respect and a willingness to listen to their problems. Murphy Crantford Meehan is dedicated to finding the best solution for each client’s needs.

Over the years, we have established a reputation as trial lawyers who get things done. We are experienced Trial Lawyers. Jerry and William are Graduates of Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyers College in Dubois, Wyoming. Chris began his legal career as a prosecutor with the First Circuit Solicitors Office and was also appointed as a Special Assistant United States Attorney.

Our firm is focused on helping those who are injured in a variety of accidents, including car accidents, 18-wheeler accidents, product injuries, and work-related claims. Since 1995, our attorneys represented thousands of hardworking South Carolinians from all walks of life whose lives have been harmed by negligence.

At Murphy Crantford Meehan, we will not back down from a fight and have no reservations about challenging negligent truckers, automobile drivers, employers, property owners, manufacturers and insurers on behalf of our clients. 

Our attorneys experienced business success before attending law school and opening the Murphy Crantford Meehan Firm. After graduating from The Citadel, Chris joined the South Carolina Army National Guard. Following college, Jerry operated a successful retail business venture and William worked as a social media advisor for political campaigns. 

Chris, Jerry and William know what it means to work hard, and they are ready to put that understanding to use for every client.

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Murphy Crantford Meehan Team

Pennie Folden - Office Manager

Pennie has been a part of MCM team since February, 2005. She facilitates the day to day operations of the law firm, supervising support staff, developing and implementing office initiatives and assuring that the office runs smoothly and everyone is happy! Prior to her joining the law firm, she began her career in the legal field in November of 1998 at the First Circuit Solicitor's Office where she worked as a victims advocate. Pennie graduated from Pinewood Preparatory School in 1997 and married her high school sweetheart, Dennis Folden. They have two sons, Wesley and Walker.

Tori Gantt - Paralegal

Tori joined the MCM team in November of 2011. She graduated from Stratford High School in 2007 and is a graduate of Trident Technical College with an Associate's Degree in Applied Science with a Certificate in Paralegal Studies. Tori is married to Antonio Gantt, Sr. and they have one daughter, Emmalyn Olivia.

Chelsey Davis Parker - Paralegal

Chelsey joined the MCM team in May of 2019. She graduated from Trident Technical College with an Associate's Degree in Applied Science with a Certificate in Paralegal Studies. Chelsey is married to Justin Parker and have a daughter together named Abigail. They have a German shepherd fur baby named Remi. She enjoys going out on the boat, spending time with her husband and daughter, fur baby, family, and friends, and anything that involves being outdoors or on the water.

Linda Sapp - Receptionist

Linda joined the MCM team in February of 2023. Linda brings over 30 years of administrative experience to the team, to include 17 years at Pinewood Prep and 8 years at Berkeley County Government. She enjoys spending time with family and friends and her sweet pup, Reese. She’s the friendly face that will greet you when you walk through our door. If you think she favors our office manager, Pennie, there’s a very good explanation. You can also add being a great mom to her credentials.

Becky Stevens - Paralegal

Becky joined the MCM team in March 2024. Becky brings over 35 years of experience in the legal field in her previous positions as a litigation paralegal/legal secretary and most recently as Chief Deputy Clerk of Court for Dorchester County. Becky is married to her high school sweetheart, Mark Stevens. Becky and her husband enjoy a quiet life on their old farm they purchased in 2018 in additional to helping orphaned/injured wildlife get a second chance at a life. Becky also enjoys baking anything from cookies to cakes.

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