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V. Lee Moore

 

Ms. Moore is a native of Pawley’s Island, South Carolina and is the senior partner of Moore, Johnson & Saraniti Law Firm, P.A. After graduating with her bachelor's degree, Ms. Moore worked for a short time as a paralegal for a large law firm in Jacksonville, Florida, before deciding to return to school to receive her law degree. After working for a firm for 15 years, 10 of which were as a partner, she left in 2002 to start her own firm, Moore, Johnson & Saraniti Law Firm, P.A.

Ms. Moore's practice focuses on all areas of domestic and family law, estate planning, and probate administration. However, she also handles a wide variety of other types of litigation. Ms. Moore is an experienced trial attorney who has been on both sides of personal injury cases.  Having worked as an insurance defense attorney for 10 years, Ms. Moore has unique insight into the valuation and presentation of personal injury cases for the injured claimant/plaintiff. Ms. Moore is also a Certified Family Court Mediator.

Ms. Moore has always been heavily involved in the community, having served as a Girl Scout Troop leader, coached the Socastee High School Volleyball Team for 14 years, served on the Horry County Development Board (now known as Partners) for 5 years and served on the Board and Advisory Board for the Waccamaw Youth Center, Inc. since its inception in the late 1980’s.  She is  is an avid international traveler, most recently having traveled extensively in Uganda, Tanzania and Panama.

Ms. Moore has also been an adjunct professor for the paralegal program at Horry Georgetown Technical College and speaks at programs for Continuing Legal Education (CLE). Ms. Moore serves on the Probate Court Advisory Board for Horry County. 

 

Primary Areas of Practice:

Domestic / Family Law

Certified Family Court Mediator

Guardianships and Conservatorships

Probate Administration

Will and Trust Contests

Estate Planning

Education:

J.D. - University of South Carolina, 1987

B.S. - University of South Carolina, Cum Laude, 1982

Bar Admissions:

South Carolina

U.S. District Court of South Carolina

Professional Associations and Memberships:

South Carolina Bar Association

Horry County Bar Association

South Carolina Office of Victim’s Assistance (SOVA) Advisory Board

Coastal Women Lawyer’s Association

South Carolina Women Lawyer’s Association

Coastal Business Women’s Association

Phi Beta Kappa

Phi Delta Phi---Legal Fraternity

Alpha Phi Sigma

National Association of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)

Business Network International (BNI)

Charitable Associations:

Waccamaw Youth Center, Inc.

Grand Strand Juniors Volleyball Club, Inc.

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Sarah A.  Johnson

 

Mrs. Johnson was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana. After graduating from the University of Illinois, Mrs. Johnson moved to New York City, where she worked in the import/export business for several years before attending law school.

Mrs. Johnson moved to the Grand Strand area in 1997 and joined the Bellamy, Rutenberg, Copeland, Epps, Gravely & Bowers, P.A. Law Firm. She practiced with the firm until 2002 when she and Lee Moore started their own law firm. Mrs. Johnson’s main area of focus is real estate law.

Mrs. Johnson’s many years of experience in the business world, combined with her real estate background, provide for a unique perspective in the area of real estate law. Mrs. Johnson handles residential and commercial real estate closings for buyers, builders and developers. Mrs. Johnson handles closings in both North and South Carolina.

Primary Areas of Practice:

     Residential Real Estate
     Commercial Real Estate

Education:

     J.D. - Fordham University Law School 1996
     B.A. - University of Illinois 1974

Bar Admissions:

     South Carolina
     North Carolina

Professional Associations and Memberships:

     South Carolina Bar Association
     North Carolina Bar Association
     Surfside Beach Rotary
     Coastal Women’s Lawyer’s Association
     Coastal Women’s Network

Charitable Associations:

     Coastal Youth Ballet Theater

 

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Elizabeth J. Saraniti

 

Ms. Saraniti was born in Cleveland, Ohio.  After graduation from Cleveland Marshall College of Law, she moved to Myrtle Beach in 1998.   Ms. Saraniti joined Moore, Johnson & Saraniti as a partner in 2004 after practicing on the north end of the beach for five years.

 

Primary Areas of Practice:

Debt Collection

Foreclosures

Community Associations

Business / Corporations

Bar Admissions:

Ohio

South Carolina

U.S. District Court

Education:

J.D. – Cleveland Marshall College of Law, 1997

B.A. – Cleveland State University, 1994

Professional Associations and Memberships:

South Carolina Bar Association

Horry County Bar Association

Coastal Women Lawyer’s Association

American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) (1999-2011)

Coastal Carolina Association of Realtors

South Strand Republican Club 2007-2008 Secretary

National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys (NARCA)
Community Associations Institute (CAI)
Grand Strand Regional Advisory Council, Chair (GSRAC)
South Carolina Women Lawyers Association

Charitable Organizations:

Horry County Higher Education Commission

Order of the Sons of Italy

 

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Angela D. Harrison

 

Mrs. Harrison moved to the Myrtle Beach area in 1990. After graduating from Conway High School, she attended Coastal Carolina University, where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. Mrs. Harrison worked for a local architectural firm for seven years before, during, and after college, then attended the University of South Carolina School of Law. While enrolled in law school, she was dedicated to community involvement, serving as a Guardian ad Litem for Richland County’s CASA Program and acting as co-chair of the Race Judicata Fundraising Committee, the proceeds of which benefited a Richland County women’s shelter. After law school, she returned to the Myrtle Beach area. She was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 2009 and began working as an Associate Attorney for Moore, Johnson & Saraniti Law Firm, P.A. in 2012.

 

Education:

J.D. – University of South Carolina School of Law, 2009

B.A. – Coastal Carolina University, 2004

Bar Admissions:

South Carolina, 2009

Professional Associations and Memberships:

South Carolina Bar Association

Horry County Bar Association

GS Scene

Coastal Women Lawyer’s Association

Coastal Power Women

 

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Nancy M. Zovnic

 

Ms. Zovnic was born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois, but has lived in the Myrtle Beach area since 1995. She was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 2006 and worked for a local law firm. In 2014, she began working as an Associate Attorney for Moore, Johnson & Saraniti Law Firm. Ms. Zovnic handles residential and commercial closings for buyers, sellers and developers, as well as refinances and deed transfers of real property and time-share property.

Ms. Zovnic was born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois, but has lived in the Myrtle Beach area since 1995. She was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 2006 and worked for a local law firm. In 2014, she began working as an Associate Attorney for Moore, Johnson & Saraniti Law Firm. Ms. Zovnic handles residential and commercial closings for buyers, sellers and developers, as well as refinances and deed transfers of real property and time-share property.

Primary Areas of Practice:

     Residential Real Estate
     Commercial Real Estate

Education:

     J.D. – Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law, 2006
     B.S. – University of South Carolina, Cum Laude, 2003

Bar Admissions:

     South Carolina

Professional Associations and Memberships:

     South Carolina Bar Association
     Horry County Bar Association
     Coastal Women Lawyer’s Association
     South Carolina Women Lawyer’s Association

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