Robert Childs, III


Mr. Childs is a native of Greenville, South Carolina and obtained his bachelors degree in marketing and finance from the University of South Carolina. He graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1983. He has served as the Public Defender for Aiken County, an Assistant Solicitor for the 13th Judicial Circuit (Greenville and Pickens County), the Greenville County Attorney, the Deputy Solicitor for the 13th Judicial Circuit, and presently serves as the City Attorney for the City of Travelers Rest. He has been in private practice concentrating in Personal Injury and Criminal Defense since 1992. Robbie Childs was born and grew up in Northern Greenville County, South Carolina. He attended Slater-Marietta Elementary School, Slater-Marietta High School and graduated from Travelers Rest High School in 1977.

He received his undergraduate degree with a double major in Finance and Marketing in just 3 years at the University of South Carolina. He graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1983 and was admitted to practice by the South Carolina Bar in 1984. Robbie was hired to supervise a juvenile defense project in the Second Judicial Circuit in 1984 and was named the Public Defender for Aiken County, South Carolina in 1986. He returned to Greenville County in 1987 as an Assistant Circuit Solicitor for the 13th Judicial Circuit. He was appointed the County Attorney for Greenville County in 1988. Robbie returned to prosecution in 1990 as the Deputy Solicitor for the 13th Judicial Circuit, South Carolina. In 1993 Robbie entered the private practice of law in Greenville County, specializing in injuries, criminal defense, domestic litigation and governmental litigation and is also a certified Circuit Court Mediator.

Stacy Timothy

Senior Managing Paralegal

Stacy Timothy joined Childs Law Firm in June of 2008. Stacy received her Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from University of South Carolina Upstate in May of 2009. Stacy is the Senior Managing Paralegal for Childs Law Firm, and maintains all of the back office support for the firm. She has extensive paralegal experience in the areas of Criminal Defense, Family Law and Personal Injury and has extensive law office management experience. Stacy stays extremely busy managing Childs Firm and the lives of two very active children.

Patsy N. Ahearn


Patsy N. Ahearn joined Childs Law Firm in April of 2018. Patsy received her Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies from SUNY Dutchess in Upstate New York. Prior to moving to Greenville, Patsy worked for Rinaldi Law & Tax as a personal injury paralegal. Patsy happily serves as Childs Law Firm’s personal injury paralegal working in the areas of automobile accident injuries, workers compensation, and general litigation. Patsy serves as the Vice President of the South Carolina Upstate Paralegal Association and is a volunteer Guardian Ad Litem for Greenville County. She also serves on the Greenville Tech Paralegal Program Advisory Committee. In 2021, Patsy was awarded Paralegal of the Year and was also recognized as one of Greenville Business Magazine’s 2021 Best and Brightest 35 and Under. During Patsy’s spare time, she enjoys volunteering with local organizations, traveling to New York, and watching Netflix with her pit-bull Luna.

Katie M. Little

Legal Secretary

Katie joined the Childs Law Firm team in October of 2018. She graduated Cum Laude from Central Michigan University with a Bachelors Degree in Sociology in May of 2018, and then moved to Greenville with her husband and two dogs. As the firms Legal Secretary, hers is the first face you see when you come to the Childs Law Firm office, and Katie is happy to assist with all of our cases. She's been working in the legal field for 3 years now, and is a member of the South Carolina Upstate Paralegal Association.

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