Ken’s career path found him joining the Bedford Police Department from 1966-1972, where he became keenly aware of and interested in the law. He left the Police Department and Massachusetts in 1972 to attend the University of South Carolina. In 1974, Ken completed his undergraduate degree at USC in Political Science and International Studies. He entered the University of South Carolina Law School in l974 and graduated in May 1977 and was sworn in as an Attorney in November 1977. Ken has practiced in Columbia on St. Andrews Road since November 1978.
Ken taught in the Criminal Justice Department at Midlands Technical College from April 1974 to June 1989, attaining the position of Department Head of Legal Services Department; before resigning and turning his undivided attention to the practice of law.
Today, Ken and The Hanson Law Firm’s practice focuses on the areas of Real Estate, Family, and Elder Law. Hanson Law Firm has served, and continue to serve, the Columbia, St. Andrews, Irmo, Chapin, Lexington, and surrounding areas.