Biography of Judge Debra B. Branham

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Debra B. Branham was born on July 4, 1968. She is the daughter of the late Tom and Sybil Brownfield.  Debra is a lifelong resident of Kershaw County where she graduated from Camden High School.  Debra holds an Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies from Central Carolina Technical College.

Her career as a paralegal began over twenty-three years ago where she spent the majority of her career as a paralegal at Tetterton Law Firm, LLC in Camden, South Carolina. 

Debra was elected Kershaw County Probate Judge in November of 2014. 

Debra has served her community as Past President of the Camden High School Bulldog Club, Past Member of the Junior Welfare League, 2013 Member of DACUM at Central Carolina Technical College and Member of the Paralegal Advisory Committee at Central Carolina Technical College 2014/15 and 2016/17.  She is a member of the National College of Probate Judges and the South Carolina Association of Probate Judges.

Debra is married to Donald E. Branham, Jr. They have two children and a son in law, Tyler Branham, Lauren Branham Reeder and Thomas Reeder.  She and her family are active members of Camden First Baptist where she sings in the choir and serves on various committees.