M. Brooks Moss, PA

L. Michell Ripple - Attorney


M. Brooks Moss - Attorney

  L. Michell Ripple is an associate attorney at M. Brooks Moss, P.A. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Experimental Psychology in 2011 from the University of South Carolina Upstate and received a Juris Doctor degree in 2015 from the Charleston School of Law.

During her last year of law school, Michell was the Chairman of the Community Service Committee for the Charleston School of Law Student Bar Association and a legal intern at the Homeless Justice Project; where she assisted homeless individuals and veterans with a variety of legal issues. She was greatly influenced the Project’s work to stabilize the lives of people who had nothing to give in return.

Michell began her career practicing real estate and commercial law but her influence at the Justice Project drew her to family law so she could assist families through what are often very personal, difficult times.

Michell is a native South Carolinian and currently lives in Greenville. She and her husband, Christopher, have one child and a goldendoodle named Bentley. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, musical theater, and cheering for the Gamecocks.


Ginger Harmon- Legal Assistant


     At Clemson, Ginger Harmon participated in Central Spirit, Tiger Band, Symphonic Band and Flute Choir. She studied Italian Music in Genoa, Italy for a summer.  After graduation, Ginger Harmon worked at a local radio station and as production manager for a jewelry company. 
     Ginger Harmon is also a freelance musician and enjoys giving piano and flute lessons at her home.


     In 2008, Ginger Harmon began working as a legal assistant at M. Brooks Moss, P.A. She is a member of the National Association of Legal Assistants and a South Carolina Notary Public. 
 

     ​M. Brooks Moss grew up between Charleston and Gaffney, South Carolina.  She chose the upstate to be her home to be close to her grandparents after graduating from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2000 with a Juris Doctorate.  She graduated from the College of Charleston in 1996, with a Bachelor of Arts. She also attended the Goethe Institute in Germany in 1997.

​     M. Brooks Moss  completed the Family Law Mediation Training offered by the South Carolina Bar and is certified as a Family Court Mediator with the State of South Carolina.  M. Brooks Moss completed the certification requirements to serve as a Guardian ad Litem in Family Court and Probate Court and has been serving as a Guardian for many years.  She primarily serves in the upstate area, including, Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union, Greenville and York Counties. 

     M. Brooks Moss is an elected member of the House of Delegates for the South Carolina Bar, representing the Seventh Judicial Circuit.   M. Brooks Moss is the President of the Cherokee County Bar Association.She is a member of the Children's Law Committee for the South Carolina Bar, the Public Defender Selection Committee for the Seventh Judicial Circuit and the Family Law Committee for the Spartanburg County Bar Association.  

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​       M. Brooks Moss teaches as an adjunct professor with Limestone College in the undergraduate and MBA programs.  In addition to practicing law and teaching, she gives her time to serve the interests of Cherokee County. She has served on numerous committees and boards, including the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce, as President, the South Carolina Peach Festival,  Gaffney Little Theatre,  the Cherokee Indicators Project Advisory Board, and Cherokee County Crimestoppers Board.  She coached recreational sports  and volunteers her time to activities relating to children.
     In her free time she spends time with her children, travels and is working on obtaining her pilots license.