Judge Frank R. Addy, Jr.
Judge Frank R. Addy, Jr. was born in Greenwood County, South Carolina on November 5, 1967. He is the son of Mary Katherine Addy, teacher, and the late F. Robert Addy, Sr., owner, Frank Addy Jewelers. Married to Kelly Sprouse Addy.
Judge Addy received his Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies from the University of South Carolina (cum laude) in 1990. He graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1993 and was admitted to the SC Bar November 15, 1993. During his law school attendance he served on the Student Editorial Board, 1992-93, Int’l. Law Society (President), 1992, Int’l. Moot Court Team, 1992-93, and the Palmetto Law Society, 1991-93.
Judge Addy began his legal career as Deputy Solicitor for the Eighth Circuit Solicitor’s Office from 1993-97. He entered private practice from 1997-98 and served as Chief Public Defender for Greenwood and Abbeville Counties from 1998-99. Judge Addy was appointed Greenwood County Probate Judge, June 3, 1999.
He is a member of several professional associations: Legislative Committee, Mental Health Committee, Chairman, Uniformity Committee, and Chairman, Probate Judge’s Advisory Committee to the Chief Justice, 2001-2003.
Judge Addy is a member of Saint Mark United Methodist Church, Greenwood Masonic Lodge #91, Greenwood County Easter Seals Board, Coach for Greenwood High Moot Court Team, Mentor for Greenwood County School District 50, and Greenwood County Governor’s Youth Council.The Honorable Frank R. Addy, Jr.