Merritt Farmer

E. Merritt Farmer, Jr., Esq.

Attorney | mfarmer@johnstonfarmer.com

E. Merritt Farmer, Jr. was born and raised in Myrtle Beach, SC. Upon graduating from Myrtle Beach High School, he moved south to Charleston and attended The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with an accounting concentration in May 2007.

Shortly after graduation, Merritt went back to graduate school to begin work on his Master of Business Administration degree. Graduate school led him to the Charleston School of Law, where he graduated in 2013. During law school Merritt clerked for the Vitetta Law Firm, Clawson & Staubes, and began working political campaigns.

Merritt joined John to form Johnston & Farmer in the spring of 2014 where he maintains the focus of his practice on litigation matters, family law, and criminal defense. Outside the office, Merritt enjoys playing tennis, golf, hunting, and fishing, and in the fall, you will likely see him in Clemson as he is an avid Clemson fan.