Margaret howell updegraff
Margaret Howell Updegraff is the Vice President of The Law Office of Michael J. Howell, specifically in charge of the firm's Probate and Trust Administration and Settlement Division. In addition to Probate, she also handles Estate Planning matters including: drafting Wills, Trusts, Durable General Powers of Attorney, Health Care Powers of Attorney, and related documents used in estate tax planning. She has been practicing law since 2009. She also worked for the firm for a number of years when she was in school.
A native of Hilton Head Island and the Lowcountry, after graduating from Hilton Head Preparatory School, Margaret received her undergraduate degree from the University of South Carolina and her Juris Doctor from Florida Coastal School of Law. Margaret is licensed to practice law in South Carolina and Florida. Margaret is a Certified Mediator in South Carolina Probate and Circuit Courts. She is a member of the Hilton Head Bar Association, the South Carolina Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, and the South Carolina Bar Association's Probate, Estate Planning, and Trust Section. Margaret is married to Stephen Up De Graff of Savannah, Georgia and is the proud mother of two beautiful boys, Jorden Morse Up De Graff, and Howell Pete Up De Graff.