Brett Branham is the Owner and Founding Attorney of Tide Law Firm, LLC. Brett is a native to Myrtle Beach, SC. After graduating from Coastal Carolina University, Brett attended Ave Maria School of Law. In law school, he served as the Student Bar Association President and the Managing Editor of the International Law Journal. After law school, Brett returned home to Myrtle Beach, SC and was admitted to the South Carolina Bar.
Brett continues to give valuable service to the community through various charitable organizations. He loves to participate in community service projects and attempts to give back to the community as much as possible.
Outside of work and service, Brett is married to his college sweetheart, Samantha. They have five beautiful children, Baya, Ever, Ollie, Tyde, and Bowie. In his down time Brett enjoys playing camping, biking, long boarding, and spending time on the beach.
Shannon Nihiser is an associate attorney at Tide Law Firm, LLC. Shannon is from Savannah, Georgia where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Armstrong Atlantic State University. After her undergraduate studies, she went on to obtain a Master of Science degree in Forensic Psychology with a concentration in the legal field from Nova Southeastern University. Shannon worked in Columbus, Georgia as a mental health technician assisting individuals through group counseling services. Shannon’s experience in counseling services inspired her to attend law school. Shannon was accepted to the Charleston School of Law where she graduated in May of 2019. After graduation, Shannon was admitted to the South Carolina Bar.
Shannon loves spending time with her family. She is married to her husband, Brent, and together they have three beautiful daughters, Ava, Paisley, Rae, and a dog, Gus.
Emily Lary is an Associate Attorney at Tide Law Firm, LLC. She is the attorney for the Myrtle Beach office. Emily is from Calabash, North Carolina. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Appalachian State University. She spent some time in the service industry before pursuing higher education. Emily then attended the University of South Carolina School of Law where she earned her Juris Doctorate in May of 2020. Emily was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in October of 2020.
In her free time, Emily enjoys hiking, camping, traveling, and as much beach time as the weather permits.
Cooper Klaasmeyer is an associate attorney at Tide Law Firm, LLC. Cooper is from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. He graduated from Clemson University in 2019 with a Bachelor of Science in Economics. After his undergraduate studies, Cooper was accepted to University of Florida Levin College of Law where he graduated in May of 2022. After graduation, Cooper passed the South Carolina July 2022 bar exam.
Cooper enjoys golfing and reading in his free time.
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