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Trey Ingram

Trey Ingram


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Robert S. "Trey" Ingram III focuses his law practice on commercial real estate in South Carolina. Trey is an active citizen and member of the Greenville community and enjoys the opportunity to be involved in its positive growth and development. Trey primarily represents developers with legal needs related to the acquisition, development, restrictive covenants, zoning and local government matters, leasing and sale of real property. Trey also frequently represents both lenders and borrowers seeking to secure commercial loans with real property. Trey also represents multi-family housing development owners, property management companies and owners associations confronting legal issues involving commercial and residential lease agreements, eviction matters, restrictive covenants and bylaws. Trey spent four years on the litigation team and this background and experience enables him to better assist clients with present or potential litigation needs pertaining to real property.

Trey is also very passionate about foster care and adoption law in South Carolina and he and his family are involved in foster care, adoption and advocacy for the welfare of children. Trey is a devoted volunteer board member of Speak Up: Voices for Foster Care Reform, an initiative of Fostering Great Ideas, which advocates for legislative reform to the foster care system for the betterment of children.

South Carolina Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Edition, Listed Real Estate
South Carolina Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Edition, Listed Real Estate
  • South Carolina Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Edition, Listed Real Estate (2015-2017)
  • Greenville Business Magazine's Legal Elite, Real Estate (2015-2017)  
  • South Carolina Lawyers Weekly "Leadership in Law", (2017)
  • Leadership Greenville, Class of 41
  • Greenville Business Magazine's Best & Brightest 35 and Under (2015)
  • The Greenville News’ 30 Emerging Leaders List (2016)
  • ABA Child Advocacy Award (2016)
Thought Leadership

Published Works


  • "Foster Care" (Presentation on foster care experiences), Families Forever Fair, Young Lawyers Division of SC Bar Assoc., Greenville, SC, January 30, 2016
  • Co-Presenter, "Simple Step. Repeat." (Presentation on adoption and foster care experiences), Together for Adoption National Conference 2015, Raleigh, NC, November 6, 2015
  • "How SCOTUS and ICWA Impact Your Adoption (Adoptive Parents v. Baby Girl, Biological Father and the Cherokee Nation)," Together for Adoption National Conference 2013, Louisville, KY October 5, 2013
  • Co-Presenter, "Basics of Inter-country Adoptions," Together for Adoption National Conference 2012, Atlanta, GA, September 15, 2012
  • Panelist, "Reforming the International Adoption Process," Together for Adoption National Conference 2011, Phoenix, AZ, October 22, 2011
  • Deacon, Downtown Presbyterian Church PCA, Greenville, SC
  • Board Member, Together for Adoption
  • Leadership Greenville Class 41, 2014-2015
  • United Way Loaned Executive, 2012
  • PULSE Pacesetters, Greenville Chamber of Commerce, 2009-2012
  • Greenville Spinners Bicycle Club
  • Miracle Hill Cycling Challenge, 2012-2016 (Committee, 2015-2016)
  • Greenville County Foster Parent Association
  • Fostering Great Ideas: Speak Up: Voices for Foster Care ReformTM
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Upstate
  • Charleston Southern University, B.S., Sociology, summa cum laude, 2005
  • University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2008
  • United States Supreme Court, 2014
  • South Carolina, 2008
  • North Carolina, 2010
  • American Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bar
    • Families Forever Committee, Young Lawyers Division
    • Children’s Law Committee
    • Real Estate Practice Section
Academic Honors
  • Order of the Coif
  • Order of the Wig and Robe
  • Blackstone Legal Fellow, Alliance Defending Freedom, 2006
  • CALI Award: Parents, Children and the Law

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