Savannah Hickman

Savannah Hickman serves as the Intake Coordinator for the Firm. A lifelong resident of Lexington and Columbia, she is a graduate of Dutch Fork High School and the University of South Carolina, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Criminal Justice and a minor in Anthropology. Prior to joining McCutchen McLean, LLC, Savannah served as a Secretary at the Richland County Probate Court. 

Savannah has a positive outlook on life and brings her positive energy to assisting individuals as the initial point of contact with the Firm.

Elise Bedenbaugh Holley

Elise Bedenbaugh Holley earned a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in accounting with a minor in financial management from Clemson University and a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) with an accounting emphasis from Winthrop University.  Before joining McCutchen McLean, LLC Elise worked for five years in public accounting.  She handled everything from payroll tax form filings, bookkeeping, financial statements, individual income tax return preparation, and business tax return preparation.  In her spare time, she loves to spend time with her husband and son, watch college football, and travel. 

At McCutchen McLean, Elise serves as the Business Office Manager and Business and Tax Law Paralegal.

Kathy Sigmon

Kathy is a South Carolina native, who was born in Columbia and graduated from Chapin High School. She has over 30 years of legal experience with 26 of those being in family law. Kathy began working as a legal secretary when she was 19 years old and later earned her Paralegal Certificate from the Professional Career Development Institute to broaden her knowledge.

In 1997, Kathy began working at Nexsen Pruet law firm, where she discovered her passion for family law. She worked six and a half years as a legal secretary and over 17 years as a paralegal with their family law team. During those years, she gained much experience working on complex family court cases, completed in-depth training in Microsoft Word, and earned CaseMap Paralegal Certification (11/2007) and Westlaw Certification for Paralegals (05/2020). 

In 2010, Kathy had the opportunity to author the “Family Law” chapter of The Paralegal Survival Guide Facts and Forms Second Edition, Published by the South Carolina Bar and present at the accompanying CLE.

Kathy serves as one of our family law paralegals for the firm. She assists family law clients in all phases of their cases and serves as a direct contact between our clients and their attorney. 

B. Kelsey Craft

Kelsey was born and raised in Lexington, South Carolina, and has over twelve years of legal experience with ten of those being in family law. Kelsey began working as a legal secretary for Kinard and Jones Law Firm when she was 16 years old and later earned an Associate’s Degree in Paralegal Studies from Midlands Technical College. She continued to work for Kinard and Jones Law Firm as a Family Law Paralegal for over nine and a half years of her career. During this time, Kelsey discovered her passion for family law. In addition, she has worked for Finkel Law Firm and Davis and Frawley Law Firm where she gained additional experience in personal injury litigation, criminal litigation,  probate administration, and construction litigation. 

Kelsey serves as a Family Law Paralegal for the firm. She assists family law clients in all phases of their cases and serves as a direct contact between our clients and their attorneys.

Traci Livingston

Traci Livingston serves as an Intake Coordinator for the Firm. She is a resident of Pomaria and graduated from Chapin High School. Traci has worked as a legal assistant for over 22 years, successfully supporting attorneys and providing excellent customer service. She has experience in real estate, estate planning, and probate. She most recently worked with Henry Bufkin of the Bufkin Law Firm, LLC for over 19 years until his recent retirement. 

Traci enjoys spending time with her husband, two children and their family and friends enjoying the adventures of life to include listening to live music, trying various restaurants and traveling. 

Maria Basey

Maria was born and raised in California and relocated to South Carolina in 2023. She has over 10 years experience in the legal field with a focus in complex civil litigation matters. Maria began working as a Paralegal in Los Angeles with attorneys Raymond P. Boucher and then Paul Kiesel where she assisted with matters against Purdue Pharma, JUUL Labs, Inc., Hyland’s Naturals, and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Maria has extensive experience in litigation and trial preparation in state and federal Court matters. She received her Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies from Everest College. She now serves as a family law paralegal and eager to be able to assist clients on a more personal level.

Maria enjoys spending time with her husband and two kids while exploring the State of South Carolina and looks forward to the football season. 



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We recently used James McCutchen and we could not be any happier! He was very kind, thorough when answering all of our questions and the best part of all we got everything completed pretty quickly. We highly recommend James. Thanks again for everything!



I have referred several clients to them. My clients are very happy with the outstanding, timely service they receive. James and Robin are extremely smart and professional, yet speak in "plain english" so everyone walks away educated regarding their tax, estate or family law issue.



Smart people that do great work.



I used Robin McLean as an attorney to secure a divorce about 20 months ago. I found her to be efficient, reasonably priced, and very well skilled. I was completely happy with her work. She did what she said. Since that time, I needed additional help with paperwork and she responded promptly and to my complete satisfaction. I highly recommend Robin as an attorney.


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