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Weston Newton is a partner with Jones, Simpson and Newton, P.A. where he practices in the areas of corporate law, real property and civil litigation. He is also a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives, representing District 120. His prior experience includes working as a law clerk for the Honorable C. Weston Houck, Chief US District Court Judge, South Carolina and for the Honorable John H. Waller, Jr., Associate Justice, South Carolina Supreme Court, Judge of the 12th Judicial Circuit. Weston served for 13 years on the Beaufort County Council and chaired the council from 2003 until 2012. He previously was on the boards of the South Carolina Association of Counties, University of South Carolina Board of Visitors and Sunset Rotary Club. He is also a graduate of Leadership Hilton Head/Bluffton. Weston earned his Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts in History from Washington and Lee University. He is a Fellow of the tenth class of the Liberty Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.