A native of Greenville, South Carolina, Mr. Haskins graduated from the University of South Carolina in Columbia, S.C., where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Political Science and interned with the South Carolina House of Representatives, the South Carolina Senate, and worked as a Special Assistant in the Public Affairs Division for the South Carolina Office of the Attorney General.
Mr. Haskins then attended Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville, F.L., where he obtained his Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree. At Florida Coastal, he was Parliamentarian of the Student Bar Association Legislature and Chief Justice of the Honor Court. Having graduated Florida Coastal in two and one-half years, Mr. Haskins passed the Alaska Bar Examination and became a Member of the Alaska Bar Association.
After Florida Coastal, he attended American University Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C., where he obtained his Masters of Law (LL.M.) degree in Law & Government, specializing in Law, Politics, and Legislation, with a concentration on Civil & Constitutional Rights. While at American, he interned in the United States Senate and was a Legal Fellow for United States Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC). Mr. Haskins also helped found the Alaska Bar Association Federal Regulatory Practice Section in Washington, D.C.
Returning to South Carolina, Mr. Haskins passed the South Carolina Bar Examination and became a Member of the South Carolina Bar. Mr. Haskins worked in firms in Greenville and Charleston, gaining valuable experience in handling family law, personal injury, and corporate litigation matters. In addition to his law practice, Mr. Haskins is a Realtor, Notary Public in South Carolina, and Former President of the Greenville and Charleston Chapters of the University of South Carolina Alumni Association.