Doug grew up in Fairfield County, South Carolina, where he attended Winnsboro High School. He is a graduate of both University of South Carolina and University of South Carolina School of Law. He began practicing law in 1975. While serving as an Assistant Solicitor in Richland and Kershaw Counties, South Carolina, he was in charge of the Major Crimes Unit. He entered private practice in 1979. As a partner in the firm of Lewis, Lewis, Bruce and Truslow, he focused on general litigation. In 1987, Doug formed his solo practice, Douglas N. Truslow, PA. In 2009, he and his son formed Truslow & Truslow, to serve the citizens and small businesses of South Carolina.
Doug was one of the first South Carolina attorneys to handle a criminal case under the United States Sentencing Guidelines. In addition to his extensive criminal experience, Doug has handled notable cases in the areas of medical malpractice, products liability, construction law, workers’ compensation, and domestic relations. Past clients include various law enforcement agencies and officials, professional athletes, small business owners, and individuals throughout the State of South Carolina.
In his free time, Doug enjoys hunting and fishing, the outdoors, traveling, shooting sports, Gamecock athletics, and spending time with his wife and seven grandchildren.
Neal was born and raised in Columbia, South Carolina, where he attended Cardinal Newman High School. He is a graduate of both The Honors College of the University of South Carolina (with Honors) and the University of South Carolina School of Law. He has interned with both the Honorable Joseph F. Anderson, Jr. (US District Court Judge) and the Honorable J. Michelle Childs (former Circuit Court Judge, now also a US District Court Judge). He was commissioned as a Logistics Officer in the South Carolina Army National Guard in 2006, and has served as a JAG Officer with the South Carolina Army National Guard since 2009. Neal also works with the South Carolina National Guard’s State Partnership Program with the Republic of Colombia, where he collaborates with the highest levels of Colombian defense forces to enact a comprehensive, transparent military justice system. In 2009, he joined his father at Truslow & Truslow.
Neal has handled numerous cases in the areas of serious personal injury, criminal defense, business disputes, Court-Martial proceedings, and domestic relations. He represents individuals, service members, and small businesses throughout the State of South Carolina.
Neal is a member of Trenholm Road United Methodist Church. He has served as both past vice-president and past president of The Young Alumni Council of the My Carolina Alumni Association. He is actively involved in the Columbia chapter of Kiwanis Club International. In his free time, Neal enjoys Gamecock athletics, hunting and fishing, traveling, and spending time with his wife, 3 daughters, and golden retriever.
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