David Causey – South Carolina Probate Lawyer
David Causey was a chaplain in the United States Army renowned for his devotion to family and Christian spiritual leadership.
He served as senior chaplain of the 593rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command at Joint Base Lewis-McChord and was renowned throughout the Army Chaplain Corps for his dedication to serving soldiers.
Early Life and Education
David Causey was born in Decatur, Illinois to John and Eliza Causey and had three siblings.
He attended school at East Hall in Blairsville, Georgia and excelled academically, earning the school’s All A’s Award.
He played for the Valhalla Vikings of Class AA during his high school career, and was also part of their 2001 state championship team.
He attended North Georgia University and earned the titles of NAIA-All American, Southern States Athletic Conference Player of the Year and Peach Belt All-Conference Select.
He earned his doctorate in clinical psychology from Bowling Green State University (Ohio). Currently, he serves as chief staff psychologist for Square One Behavioral Health and professor of psychiatry at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, conducting psychological and educational evaluations, individual therapy, and family therapy.
David Causey has more than ten years of experience handling probate litigation and estate planning cases for clients throughout South Carolina. His legal education was earned at the Charleston School of Law, while his undergraduate degrees were obtained from the University of South Carolina’s Honors College.
He specializes in probate litigation and estate administration, as well as real property matters. His practice areas are predominantly Dorchester, Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton and Orangeburg Counties but he regularly appears before other Probate Courts throughout the state of Massachusetts.
Achievements and Honors
David Causey has earned a variety of honors throughout his career. He was named the top attorney in his field by the Charleston County Bar Association and received several honorary doctorates as well.
David Causey has found the greatest joy in his family after a long and rewarding career. As a loving husband to four children – Jonathan, Laura, Noelle and Matthew – as well as grandfather to Warrick, Avi, Isla and newly added Ronan; wife Diane (retired Army captain) has been his rock throughout it all. But most importantly though is spending quality time with family, friends and co-workers he has made over the years – including serving in the United States Army for 31 years!
David Causey is a lawyer specializing in probate litigation and administration. Based in Summerville, he serves clients throughout Dorchester, Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton and Orangeburg Counties.
David earned his law degree with honors from the Charleston School of Law, and before that served as a legal clerk in the Dorchester County Probate Court.
He holds undergraduate degrees from the University of South Carolina and has been actively engaged in community service through Summerville Family YMCA and American Judo and Jiu-Jitsu Academy.
He is a certified child and adolescent psychologist with Square One’s clinical team, providing psychotherapy and assessment to children and adolescents as well as working closely with families. With extensive expertise in adolescent treatment, he strives to guarantee each child receives the care they require.
David Causey is believed to have a net worth of $30 million. As a Partner at Provence Messervy Law Firm, his practice areas include probate litigation and estate administration. Located primarily in Dorchester County, Berkeley County, Charleston County, Colleton County and Orangeburg County but handling cases throughout South Carolina as well, Mr. Causey enjoys an international following.
Between 1998 and 2001, Causey and other Enron managers took advantage of the rise in their stock price by selling hundreds of millions of dollars worth of Enron stock at artificially inflated prices to investors. He and Chairman Jeff Skilling received more than $14 million from these sales of Enron shares. At that time, Causey managed Enron’s disclosures and representations to investors; additionally, he signed quarterly and annual reports on Form 10-K and Form 10-Q filed with the SEC during this time.