Charles Whetstone, Jr.

Whetstone Perkins & Fulda, LLC
601 Devine St., P.O. Box 8086
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 799-9400

Charles has enjoyed a long legal career, starting as a small town general practitioner in St. Matthews, South Carolina, then serving as a Circuit Court Judge presiding over civil and criminal cases across the state, and now practicing complex injury and business litigation with Whetstone Perkins & Fulda.
Bar Admissions
South Carolina, 1975
U.S. District Court (S.C.), 1975
U.S. Court of Appeals (4th Cir.)
University of South Carolina
J.D.  1975
Clemson University
B.A.  1972
Honors: Phi Kappa Phi
Kappa Alpha Order
Tiger Brotherhood
The Tiger student newspaper staff
National Judicial College, Reno, NV
Trial Judge Training  1991
Honors and Awards
S.C. Superlawyers, 2008  2011
Lawdragon Top 500 Plaintiffs Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers SC
Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rating
Professional Associations and Memberships
American Association for Justice
National College of Advocacy
American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
The National Trial Lawyers
South Carolina Association for Justice
Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers Association
American Bar Association
South Carolina Bar Association
Richland County Bar Association
Shady Grove United Methodist Church
Past Employment Positions
South Carolina Circuit Court Judge, 1991-1998
Practice Areas of Interest
Catastrophic Injury
Medical Negligence
Nursing Home Abuse/Neglect
Insurance Bad Faith
Business Litigation
Class Actions
Workers' Compensation
Defective Products
Criminal Law