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Richard Davis

Davis Law Group, LLC
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Richard Davis
Davis Law Group, LLC

Trial advocate on behalf of injury victims. Litigation experience in courts and administrative tribunals throughout South Carolina. Extensive work before the SC Workers Compensation Commission and Office of Hearings and Appeals, Social Security Administration.
Partner in the law firm of Christian & Davis (1988 to present); Associate (1984-1988). Currently licensed to practice in the State and Federal Courts for the state of South Carolina and the United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit. Martindale Hubbell Rating: AV.

Areas of Practice:

Litigation & Appeals
Social Security -- Disability
Workers' Compensation Law
Products Liability Law
Personal Injury -- Plaintiff

Litigation Percentage:

80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions:

South Carolina
U.S. Federal Courts
U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit


University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina, 1984
Juris Doctor

Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, 1981
Honors: Member of IPTAY. 1981-present
Honors: Life Member of IPTAY. 2001-present
Major: Political Science

Published Works:

'Return to Work Issues and Workers' Compensation', (Contributing Author), Lorman Education Institute, 2002

'Advanced Workers' Compensation' (Contributing Author), Lorman Education Institute, 2002

Representative Cases:

Osteen v. Greenville County School Dist., 323 SC 432, 475 S.E.2d 775 (S.C. App. Ct. 1996)
Osteen v. Greenville County School District, 333 SC 43, 508 S.E.2d 21 (S.C. Supreme Court 1998)

Representative Clients:

Represents individuals injured on the job
Represents individuals injured as a result of the actions of others

Classes/Seminars Taught:

Faculty Member, SC Workers Compensation Law, SCWCEA, 2008

Speaker, 'Ethics in Government', South Carolina Bar, 2000

Faculty Member, 'Return to Work Issues and Workers' Compensation', Lorman Education Institute, 1998 - 2002

Faculty Member, 'Advanced Workers' Compensation', Lorman Education Institute, 1999 - 2002

Speaker, Hand Surgery Center, Legal-Medical Education Conference, 2000 - 2001

'Ethics in Governmental Relations and Lobbying', South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Governors, Fall Retreat, Grove Park, Asheville, North Carolina, 2001

Faculty Member, Repetitive Trauma Injuries, SCWCEA Annual Conference, October 2010

Honors and Awards:

'AV' Martindale Hubbell Rating

Selected for Inclusion, Consumer's Guide, The Best Lawyers in America

PTA President, Greenville High Academy of Academic Excellence, 2005 - 2006

Recipient of Eagle Scout award, 1975

Professional Associations and Memberships:

South Carolina State Ethics Commission, 1998 - 2001

South Carolina State Ethics Commission, 1995 - 1998

Brain Injury Alliance of South Carolina, 1999 - 2006
Member, Board of Directors

Kids Chance, 2007 - Present
Member, Board of Directors

Greenville County Election Commission, 1986 - 1995

South Carolina Administrative and Regulatory Law Association, 2001 - 2003
Member, Board of Directors, Legislative and Nominating Committees

South Carolina Bar Association, 1984 - Present

South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association, 1984 - Present
Sustaining Member

South Carolina Workers' Compensation Education Association, 2004 - Present
Medical Conference Planning Committee

American Bar Association

American Association for Justice

Greenville Technical College, Paralegal Studies, 2005 - Present
Member, Advisory Board

SC Association for Justice
Chairman, Workers Compensation Section

Greenville Technical College, 2006 - Present
Member, Paralegal Advisory Board

SC Workers Compensation Education Association
Vice President (2008-2010), Board of Directors Member (2006-Present), Medical Seminar Co-Chairman (2009-2011)

Clemson University Alumni Association

Past Employment Positions:

Christian & Davis, Partner, 1989 - Present

Culbertson, Christian & Moorhead, Associate, 1984 - 1988

Pro Bono Activities:

Former Chairman and Member of the Diaconate, Eastlan Baptist Church
Mauldin Recreation Department, Baseball and Football Coach, 1995 - 2003
Former Cubmaster, Member of the Eagle Scout Board of Review and Recipient of Eagle Scout award, 1975
Kids Chance of SC, Member Board of Directors (2006-Present), Chairman Scholarship Society (2009-2010)

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