I was the public defender in Lexington County for 14 years.
I began shortly after Donnie Myers became solicitor, and he and I sort of grew up together in those roles.
He is an excellent solicitor: honest, forthcoming and reasonable, but tough.
He also is one of the best trial lawyers I have ever seen in a courtroom. He is, and I feel certain will remain, a legend among solicitors in this state.
He has done an outstanding job for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit, and we will miss him.
When we see him, we should thank him for his work; he will be hard to replace.