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Kelly J.

Kelly Jolley

4 reviews
Kelly Jolley is an attorney at law with a special focus on assisting companies in the healthcare industry with their legal needs. She is licensed to practice law in South Carolina and has more than 13 years of experience. Kelly received her legal degree from the University of South Carolina. She is experienced in commercial contracts, as well as general business-related lawsuits. Kelly has been the managing member of her own legal firm, Jolley Law Group, since December 2013.
Wesley H.

Wesley Henderson

3 reviews
Wesley Henderson mainly assists startup companies with their legal issues, but also has more than six years’ experience in general business law, as well as employment law. Wesley is licensed to practice law in South Carolina. He received a Juris Doctor in law from the University of South Carolina School of Law. Wesley as an associate at Winters Law Firm for one year and an associate at McAngus Goudelock & Courie for two years. He then moved on to start his own law firm in 2014.
Alex D.

Alex Dorobantu

3 reviews
Alex Dorobantu is a corporate attorney with exceptional experience in dealing with legal cases related to trademark and copyright law, commercial contracts and tax law. He has been licensed to practice law in South Carolina for the past four years. Alex has a J.D. in law, which he obtained from the University of South Carolina School of Law. He also has a B.A. in Political Science. In June 2015, Alex founded his own legal firm, the Lowcountry Legacy Law Firm.
Robert D.

Robert Dills

3 reviews
Robert Dills is a business lawyer with three years of experience. He has been licensed to practice law in South Carolina. Robert holds a Juris Doctorate degree in law, which he received after he graduated from the University of Dayton School of Law. Robert is exceptionally experienced in dealing with legal matters that involve real estate law. He primarily assists small to medium-sized businesses with their legal needs. Robert founded his own legal firm in 2014.
Tonisha G.

Tonisha Gilliard

2 reviews
Tonisha Gilliard is primarily an immigration attorney and has been practicing law for the past 14 years. She tends to provide legal assistance to small and medium-sized businesses, but also has experience in representing larger companies. Tonisha is licensed to practice law in New Jersey and received her law degree after she graduated from the University of Maryland Law School. Tonisha has been an attorney at Gilliard Law Office since June 2003.
Lyn C.

Lyn Crawven

2 reviews
Lyn Crawven is the Managing Attorney of a women-owned law practice that counsels and advised small businesses and start-ups in the legal operation of the their business. Ly... read more
Leonard (Lyn) O.

Leonard (Lyn) Odom

2 reviews
Lyn graduated cum laude from the University of South Carolina School of Law in May 1999 and subsequently earned a LLM in Taxation from the University of Florida in June 200... read more
Sean M.

Sean Markham

2 reviews
I am certified by the South Carolina Supreme Court as a specialist in bankruptcy and debtor-creditor law. I have an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, which is their highes... read more
Jacob H.

Jacob Hunt

2 reviews
I practice mainly in the areas of corporate compliance, transactions, and healthcare regulatory law. In advising corporate and healthcare clients, I particularly enjoy nego... read more
Brian B.

Brian Benenhaley

2 reviews
Brian has 20 years of experience as an operating executive and general counsel serving high-growth technology companies. Most recently he was the SVP for Business and Legal... read more

How Much Does It Cost to Hire a Lawyer in South Carolina?

South Carolina lawyers will charge between $150 to $410 per hour on average. Depending on the kind of lawyer you’re hiring and how much help you require of them, the specific amount will fall within this range.

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FAQs about South Carolina Lawyers

Is it better to get a local attorney?

Yes, it’s often advised to hire a lawyer locally. This is because, while all South Carolina lawyers and attorneys are familiar with state laws, a local attorney will have specialized experience with the laws of your city or county. Use UpCounsel to find the best South Carolina attorneys in your area.

How much do lawyers take from settlements in South Carolina?

Typically, South Carolina attorneys will take between 30% and 40%. Be sure to check with the law firm to minimize any future miscommunications.

How long do you have to file a lawsuit in South Carolina?

Usually, you have up to three years to file a lawsuit. It’s important to note, however, that you have only two years if you wish to sue a government worker like a hospital or police worker. For more information regarding your specific case, contact the state bar or a local law firm.

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