- University of South Carolina, B.S., Biology (1996)
- University of South Carolina, M.A., Education (1999)
- University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D. (2002)
Dwayne was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 2002. Dwayne is a member of the Commission on Lawyer Professionalism (appointed by Justice John W. Kittredge). He is a member of the American Bar Association, the South Carolina Bar, South Carolina Association of Justice, NSBA and SCSBA’s Council of School Attorneys, South Carolina Black Lawyers’ Association and the John Belton O’Neall Inn of Court. Dwayne is also a member of the advisory board for City Year. Dwayne is admitted to practice before the state and federal courts of South Carolina and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Formerly of Solomon Law Group, LLC, Dwayne has extensive experience in administrative law proceedings and litigation. Dwayne works primarily in all areas of school law, with an emphasis on litigation, employment matters, student discipline and administrative proceedings.
Dwayne has handled numerous student discipline hearings held before hearing officers and/or school boards. He has also handled a number of teacher employment dismissal hearings before school boards.
Dwayne has litigated many types of cases before administrative agencies and state and federal courts, obtaining numerous favorable verdicts and summary dismissals before trial.
Dwayne grew up in Charleston, S.C., and attended school in the Charleston County School District. His wife is an administrator in Richland School District Two. They have one son and he attends school in the same district.