Sean A. Scapellato




  • Real Estate 40%
  • Corporate/small business 20%
  • Transportation/trucking 20%
  • Criminal 10%
  • Wills, Trusts 10%

Sean Scapellato has lived in Charleston since 1996. He has 23 years experience in education, 10 in real estate, and practices law in the areas of business formation and regulatory compliance, real estate, property disputes, landlord-tenant issues, collections, wills and estate planning, educational law, and traffic accidents involving tractor-trailers. He holds degrees from Furman University (B.A.), Austin Peay State University (M.A. magna cum laude), and Charleston School of Law (J.D. cum laude).

Sean has a strong interest in real estate closings, property issues, and helping small business owners, young people, and professionals in areas of service (teachers, police, fire, nurses, etc.). A writer and speaker by training, he is a strong advocate for his clients and works to stay current his fields of interest.

Away from the office, Sean can be found camping at Edisto Beach, playing drums at Seacoast Church, or helping young writers at Charleston County School of the Arts. He remains active in the literary circles of the Low country and whenever possible performs and publishes his fiction and essays.

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, 2013


  • Charleston School of Law, Charleston, South Carolina
    • J.D.
  • Furman University, Greenville
    • B.A.
    • Major: English & Literature

Published Works

  • Various Fiction and Nonfiction pieces, Various (1994-2015)

Representative Clients

  • Small Business Owners
  • Educators
  • Motor Carriers (Trucking Companies)
  • Home Sellers and Purchasers


  • What Realtors Want in a Closing Attorney, SC Bar, 2015

Honors and Awards

  • Finalist Charleston–Listen to Your Mother (performance), 2014
  • Finalist Charleston–This is My South (performance), 2004

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Association of Notaries, Member, 2015
  • Metro Business Alliance, Member, 2015

Past Employment Positions

  • Charleston County Schools, Educator, 2008 to 2015
  • Scapellato & Company, consultant, 1998 to 2015

Ancillary Businesses

  • Speaking & Writing on a variety of topics


  • Sigma Chi