A SENATE RESOLUTION

TO CONGRATULATE JUDGE PHILLIP K. SINCLAIR UPON THE OCCASION OF HIS RETIREMENT, TO COMMEND HIM FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE SEVENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT AND THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO WISH HIM MUCH HAPPINESS AND FULFILLMENT IN THE YEARS AHEAD.

Whereas, the members of the South Carolina Senate are pleased to recognize Judge Phillip K. Sinclair upon the occasion of his retirement from the Seventh Judicial Circuit; and

Whereas, Judge Phillip K. Sinclair is an alumnus of Wofford College, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts, and the University of South Carolina School of Law, where he earned a juris doctor; and

Whereas, Judge Sinclair was elected to the court by the South Carolina General Assembly in 2010. He was most recently re-elected in February 2019; and

Whereas, prior to his service with the Seventh Judicial Circuit, Judge Sinclair clerked for a circuit court judge, served as an assistant solicitor, and worked in private practice. He also served as a representative in the South Carolina House of Representatives from 2001 to 2006; and

Whereas, a leader in his community, Judge Sinclair has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Spartanburg County Board of Disabilities and Special Needs, Mountainview Nursing Home, and Board of Directors of Charles Lea Center; and

Whereas, Judge Sinclair married his wife, Vicki Reynolds Butler, on May 25, 1974. Together, they have three children, Phillip, John, and William; and

Whereas, a devout Christian, Judge Sinclair is a member and former deacon at Cedar Spring Baptist Church; and

Whereas, the members of the South Carolina Senate are grateful for the diligence and commitment that Judge Phillip K. Sinclair has shown in serving the people and the State of South Carolina. The members take immense pleasure in wishing him well as he enters retirement. Now, therefore,

Be it resolved by the Senate:

That the members of the South Carolina Senate, by this resolution, congratulate Judge Phillip K. Sinclair upon the occasion of his retirement, commend him for his many years of dedicated service to the Seventh Judicial Circuit and the State of South Carolina, and wish him continued success in all his future endeavors.

Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be presented to Judge Phillip K. Sinclair.