About Us

Lazenby Law Firms vision is to become the Upstate’s preferred legal service provider for individuals and organizations needing representation in the areas of:

Alan Lazenby, Attorney

Alan Lazenby, Attorney, Lazenby Law Firm

Alan’s practice focuses on all areas of litigation including professional liability defense, construction litigation, commercial litigation, and personal injury defense. Alan has tried numerous personal injury and property damage cases to verdict. Additionally, Alan advises insurers on coverage issues involving homeowners’, automobile, general liability, and professional liability policies.

Alan graduated cum laude from Wofford College in 1994 with a degree in Economics. He earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1997. During his third year in law school, Alan served as the Chief Justice of the University of Georgia Honor Court and as Commissioner of the Law School Intramural Basketball League. After graduation, Alan clerked for the Honorable J. Derham Cole, Judge for the Seventh Judicial Circuit of South Carolina.

Alan is a native of Irmo, South Carolina. He is married to Amy Brandstadter Lazenby, and they have three young children.


  • University of Georgia School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1997
  • Wofford College, B.A., Economics, cum laude, 1994

Bar Admissions:

South Carolina, 1997
U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina
Georgia, 2013

Professional Memberships:

  • South Carolina Bar
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Spartanburg County Bar Association
  • Georgia Bar

Jessica Effler, Domestic & Individual Paralegal Specialist

Jessica Effler, Domestic & Individual Paralegal Specialist, Lazenby Law Firm

Originally from Spartanburg, SC, Jessica has a degree in Business Administration from The College of Charleston. In addition to her expertise in legal administration, Jessica is experienced in the fields of marketing and event coordination. She is also the owner and head instructor of a local dance fitness company, Upstate Party Fitness LLC, and is actively involved in community charity events.

Rebekah Noell-Baba, Commercial & Business Paralegal Specialist

Rebekah Noell-Baba, Commercial & Business Paralegal Specialist, Lazenby Law Firm

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