Judge Aphrodite Konduros was born in Sumter, SC in 1959. She attended the University of South Carolina where she graduated cum laude with a B.A. in English and was named the Outstanding Junior in the English Department. She won a Canterbury Scholar Award to study in Canterbury, England her senior year.
She graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law where she was the first female Student Bar President. She was admitted to practice in South Carolina in 1985. She is admitted to all state courts and the U. S. District Court and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.
After Law School, she served as law clerk to the Honorable David F. McInnis, retired, Circuit Judge for the Fourth Judicial Circuit. Judge Konduros was thereafter in private practice, deputy general counsel for SCDDSN, a county SCDSS attorney, and assistant general counsel for SCDSS. Before being elected to the bench, she served as County Director for Greenville DSS.
She is a member of the SC Bar, the Greenville Bar, and was vice president of the Columbia Young Lawyers. She has served on the Safe Harbor Shelter Board, Prevent Child Abuse Carolina Board, First Steps Board, and the Greenville Ballet Board.
She currently serves on the Chief Justice's Commission on the Profession and the S.C. Senate Judiciary Sentencing Reform Commission.
She was elected to the Family Court in February 2002 to fill the unexpired term of the Hon. Amy C. Sutherland, retired. On February 6, 2008, Judge Konduros was elected to the SC Court of Appeals to finish the unexpired term of the Hon. Donald W. Beatty after he was elected to the SC Supreme Court.
She and her husband Sam Konduros live in Greenville and are members of St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral. He is the president of SK Strategies, LLC, his own company.