Richard Davis

Davis Law Group, LLC
143 Ware Street
Greenville, SC 29601
864-999-2019
www.davis.law


Occupation: Partner with Davis Law Group, LLC (2019 to present); Partner in the law firm of Christian & Davis, LLC ( 1988-2019). 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. South Carolina Board Certified Mediator, Martindale Hubbell Rating: AV (2003-Present)

Education: University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina. Degree: Juris Doctor. 1981-1984. Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina. Degree: BA, Political Science. 1977-1981.

Public Service and Professional Memberships: South Carolina Workers Compensation Commission: Narcotics Use Advisory Committee. Chairman 2015-2016 (Appointed by Commission to study and make recommendations relating to abuse of prescription narcotics). South Carolina State Ethics Commission: Chairman 1999-2001; Commissioner 1995-1998. (The State Ethics Commission governs/ regulates all government employees, public officials, lobbyists, and campaign finance for all state and local candidates. Appointed by Governor David Beasley with advice and consent of the House and Senate). Member, Board of Directors: South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Education Association. President 2011-2013; Chairman Annual Conference 2010; Chairman, Medical Conference Planning Committee, 2008-2010; Board of Directors 2008-2015. Injured Workers Advocates. 2005-present. Served on Executive Committee and Legislative Steering Committee. Kids Chance of South Carolina, 2007 to 2012. Brain Injury Alliance of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina. 2006. Member, Advisory Board, Greenville Technical College, Paralegal Studies. 2005- Present. Trustee, Earle Street Baptist Church and member of Financial Oversight Committee: 2015-2017, 2019-2020. Professional Membership: South Carolina Bar Association. 1984-present. South Carolina Association for Justice, Sustaining Member 1984-2011; Contributing Member 2011-present.

American Bar Association- 1985 to present. American Association for Justice – 1985 to present. Southern Trial Lawyers- Member. Work Injury law Group-Member.

Publications and Presentations: Presentation of study and recommendations to South Carolina Workers Compensation Full Commission on behalf of Narcotics Use Advisory Committee, February 22, 2016. Speaker, “Ethics in Government”, presented by the South Carolina Bar: 2000 Contributing Author and Faculty Member, Lorman Education Institute, “Return to Work Issues and Workers’ Compensation”, Greenville, South Carolina. 1998-2002. Contributing Author and Faculty Member, Lorman Education Institute, “Advanced Workers’ Compensation”, Greenville, South Carolina. 1999-2002. Speaker, Contributing Author, Hand Surgery Center, Legal-Medical Education Conference, Greenville, South Carolina. 2000-2001 Presentation, “Ethics in Governmental Relations and Lobbying” presented to the South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Governors, Fall Retreat, Grove Park, Asheville, North Carolina. October 2001.

Clemson University Affiliations: Member of IPTAY. 1981-present. Life Member of IPTAY. 2001-present

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