Judge Letitia H. Verdin was born in Seneca, South Carolina. She is the daughter of Harry and Angela Hamilton. Her mother was a teacher at her middle school, and her father was her high school principal.
She is married to Chuck Verdin, an attorney in Greenville, South Carolina. They are the proud parents of twin sons and also have two dogs, a frog, and six chickens.
Judge Verdin graduated from Furman University in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and received her Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina in 1997. While in law school, she was a member of the National Moot Court team and was named the outstanding student volunteer at the University of South Carolina.
After graduation from law school, she became an Assistant Solicitor with the Office of the 13th Circuit Solicitor, and later, the Office of the 8th Circuit Solicitor. It was during this time that she headed the Family Court unit for juvenile prosecution in both circuits. In 2000, she accepted a position as an Associate Attorney with the firm of Clarkson, Walsh, Rheney, & Turner, P.A. in Greenville, SC, practicing in the areas of governmental and general civil liability defense, criminal defense, and family law. In 2005, she returned to the Office of the 13th Circuit Solicitor where she prosecuted cases in the areas of child abuse and neglect and domestic violence.
Judge Verdin was elected to the Family Court as a resident judge in the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit in 2008. In 2011, the South Carolina Legislature elected her to the Circuit Court, Seat 2, Thirteenth Judicial Circuit.
She and her family are members of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Travelers Rest, South Carolina. She enjoys, among other things, gardening and knitting.