The Stories of the Upstate™ #237: (Seldon Peden) "As a kid, I wasn't a rule breaker. I was more of a rule 'tester'."

                              Greenville Summary Court Judge Seldon Peden shares Story #237.

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When you here that someone is a judge, you automatically assume that their path to becoming a judge involved being a practicing attorney, but Greenville Summary Court Judge Seldon Peden's path was working in South Carolina's Dept. of Social Service's legal department, working in the SC Dept. of Juvenile Justice and working in the Guardian Ad Litem office. Seldon Peden sees his responsibility as a judge as one of resolving disputes, holding people accountable and finding the fairest, most just way for both the defendant and plaintiff to have their problems solved. He sees himself as a referee or a mediator