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Lucas Fautua is a dedicated and accomplished associate attorney driven by a passion for helping clients navigate the complexities of financial restructuring, real estate transactions, and debt collection.

With a focus on financial sector litigation, Lucas’s client base encompasses a diverse range of individuals and entities. He stands by the side of business debtors who require assistance in restructuring and resolving financial crises. These courageous entrepreneurs, who have taken risks to pursue their dreams, find solace in Lucas’s expertise. He also champions the cause of financial institutions that provide responsible loans, safeguarding their rights in collateral while offering debtors a chance to fulfill their obligations. When local municipalities require assistance in navigating the financial sector, Lucas is there to provide invaluable support. Additionally, he acts as a shield for small-business owners burdened with seemingly uncollectable debts, fighting tooth and nail to secure their rights and restore their financial well-being.

Lucas’s journey to becoming an attorney was inspired by his parents, who saw his potential as an advisor and counselor from the very beginning. His Samoan last name, Fautua, translates to Advisor/Counselor in English. Embracing the wisdom behind his name and with encouragement from his parents, Lucas embarked on his legal journey, driven by a passion for helping others and providing sound counsel.

Lucas empowers his clients by managing expectations and providing them with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions. He’s a down-to-earth attorney who loves digging into the details of business bankruptcies and creditors’ rights. With him by your side, you can rest assured that Lucas will handle every aspect of your case with utmost care and know-how. Lucas is always prepared to roll up his sleeves and unravel legal puzzles to find the best solutions for his clients.

While Lucas is a tenacious advocate in the courtroom, he also values balance. When he’s not fighting legal battles, you might find him teeing off on the golf course or cheering on his favorite teams at football and basketball games. As an owner and season ticket holder of the Green Bay Packers, he knows how to combine passion and leisure to recharge his batteries.

What sets Lucas apart is not just his legal acumen but also his genuine respect and courtesy toward clients and colleagues. He builds trust-based solid relationships, going above and beyond to deliver exceptional representation. Lucas’s work ethic is unwavering, and he provides honest and transparent advice, even if it means delivering tough truths. Lucas’s dedication stems from a genuine desire to deliver the right solutions for each legal issue. By choosing Lucas as your attorney, you gain a reliable, trustworthy partner who will tirelessly advocate for your best interests.

Licensed to practice law in North and South Carolina, Lucas received his J.D. from the University of South Carolina School of Law and holds a B.A. from North Carolina State University.

My Credentials


  • South Carolina Bar – 2020
  • U.S. District Court of South Carolina – 2020
  • North Carolina Bar – 2022
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina – 2023
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina – 2023
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina – 2023


  • JD, University of South Carolina School of Law, 2019
  • BA, North Carolina State University, 2016, Political Science

Professional Affiliations

  • South Carolina Bar Association, Member 2020-Present
  • South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Association, Member 2020-Present
  • Richland County Bar Association, Member 2020-Present
  • SC Young Lawyer Division, Member 2021-Present
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Member 2022-Present

Civic Involvement

  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, Volunteer, 2018-Present
  • Univ. of South Carolina Mock Trial Program, Volunteer Judge, 2018-Present

Published Articles

  • Recent Bankruptcy Case Law Affecting Mortgage Servicing and Foreclosure Actions in South Carolina, American Legal Financial Network: Publication in Vol. 8 Issue 1 (2022)
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