Sumter County has a new Master in Equity.
Michael M. Jordan was sworn in as the new Master in Equity for Sumter County on Friday, May 17, 2019, at the Sumter County Judicial Center.
After Clerk to Court Jamie Campbell issued the call to order for the Investiture ceremony, Circuit Court Judge George McFaddin Jr. welcomed the crowd. Former Third Circuit Solicitor and former Third Circuit Public Defender Arthur Wilder Jr. offered an invocation.
South Carolina Supreme Court Justice George C. “Buck” James Jr. spoke briefly and Garryl Deas gave remarks as well.
McFaddin swore in Judge Jordan, who thanked his family, colleagues and friends.
Circuit Court Judge Howard King served as Interim Master in Equity prior to Jordan assuming the duties.