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Government Relations     International Trade     Corporate Law     Accounting      Supplier Diversity



1 Group - 3  Companies

to meet your Legal, Business, and Accounting needs. 

The Shiver Group was founded upon the simple desire to serve. Serving businesses and serving people, with a commitment towards earnest representation and integrity, are at the core of our mission. 

We are comprised of three companies:

Shiver Law FirmShiver & Associates, and Shiver CPAs.

We want to see you and your business do well, and we aim to provide a comprehensive approach to your business growth. Whether you're seeking legal counsel and representation, advocacy before government officials and agencies, business development advice and strategies, or the tools to make sound financial business decisions, we are here to serve you! 

Rodrick & Candace Shiver

At Shiver Law Firm, we benefit from legal, business, and government experience, offering a multi-disciplined approach to providing you with sound counsel and legal representation. Our business clients primarily include emerging and small businesses, nonprofit entities, and multinational companies. We also represent individuals in matters before select governmental bodies.

Shiver & Associates, LLC is a strategic government relations and business development firm based in Columbia, South Carolina, and with offices in Washington, DC.   We specialize in market entry strategies for our clients’ products and services in both the U.S. and international marketplaces. We also effectively represent and advocate for our clients’ interests before Executive and Legislative Branches of State and Federal Governments.

At Shiver CPAs, we are committed to helping our clients make sound business and financial decisions. We work with businesses of all sizes, exceeding traditional services such as bookkeeping and payroll, and working more closely with you as your advisor and outside CFO. As licensed, Certified Public Accountants, you can depend on us to operate with honesty and integrity as we strategically assist in charting your custom paths to reach your business goals.


The Shiver Group includes a team of professionals, experienced with local, national, and international perspective, who collaborate to find effective solutions to client needs.  Our domestic reach and global footprint are enhanced through strategic partnerships and alliances with entities compatible with our objectives.  In order to sustain the viability, vitality and reputation of the firm, we actively portray the importance of our firms’ involvement and contribution to the community, and we support the continued education and professional advancement of all of our advisors. 

Candace C. Shiver, Esq.
Candace C. Shiver, Esq.

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Shiver Law Firm and Shiver & Associates

Rodrick Shiver, CPA
Rodrick Shiver, CPA

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Shiver Certified Public Accountants

William “Isaac” McCoy
William “Isaac” McCoy

Senior Director of Strategy

Demetria Gallagher
Demetria Gallagher

Senior Director of Social Innovation

Matthew Cauthen
Matthew Cauthen

Law Clerk, Shiver Law Firm

Teresa Smith
Teresa Smith

Office Manager

Kennedy Herndon
Kennedy Herndon

Administrative Assistant

Kelli Simone Rembert
Kelli Simone Rembert




We recognize that business success is predicated on the strength of affiliations within the government, industry, and community. Therefore, at The Shiver Group, we maintain and persistently build upon our relationships in the public and private sectors to deliver outstanding solutions to you.  We are committed to integrity and superior service to our clients that is both domestic and international in scope and practice capability.

The Shiver Group Promotional Video

July 18, 2019

We love our community. That's why we're here. As we help our community grow, we can also help your business grow. We are three firms: Law Firm, CPAs, and business advisors - all under one roof. Let's partner together help our community thrive. Thanks to Steve Benjamin Wendell Estep Charles B. Jackson Jr.

Family in Business: Your Hidden Key to Business Growth

May 10, 2018

Co-Founder Candace Shiver sheds light on advantages of opening a family business 

City Year Investors Summit

April 01, 2018

The 2018 City Year National Investors Summit

Washington, DC 

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Columbia Impact Awards, Columbia Chamber of Commerce

February 22, 2018

The Shiver Group receives Golden Nail Impact Award from the Columbia Chamber of Commerce 

"The World's Open for Business"

October 12, 2017

Co-Founder Candace Shiver shares tips on why small businesses should consider the international market

April 01, 2017

Co-Founder Candace Shiver encourages small businesses to look outside of the United states for growth opportunities

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Empowering Women and Girls

April 22, 2018

SC ETV highlights the work of Candace Girls Educational Foundation in Liberia, West Africa 

Minority Small Business & Entrepreneurship Forum

February 23, 2018

Founders Rodrick and Candace Shiver present at the Minority Small Business & Entrepreneurship Forum, hosted by U.S. Senator Tim Scott, in North Charleston

The Shiver Group Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

August 24, 2017

The Shiver Group opens its doors on Main Street in Downtown Columbia! 

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Host Your Next Meeting, Reception, or Event Here!

We are thrilled about the new energy, the new excitement, and the new life of Main Street, Columbia; and The Shiver Group seeks to be an integral part of our community’s continual growth. Investing in the development and revival of our Main Street is just one indication of our commitment to do so.

You’re welcome to rent one of our spaces for your next event!

Amenities include:

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Conference Rooms


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Lounge Area

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For more details and to schedule your site visit:

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Downtown Columbia Office:

1722 Main Street, Suite 1A

Columbia, SC 29201

(803) 780-4608

West Columbia Office:

1216 Sunset Boulevard

West Columbia, SC 29169

(803) 780-4608

Washington, DC Office:

1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, STE 700

Washington, DC 20004

(202) 730-2505

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