James H. Elliott, Jr.

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James H. Elliott, Jr. joined Richardson Plowden in 2012 as a shareholder in the Charleston office. He focuses his practice in general litigation, professional liability, construction law, products liability, and insurance defense. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of South Carolina (USC) in 1989. Prior to practicing law, Mr. Elliott was a licensed insurance adjuster, handling property and casualty claims. In 1997, Mr. Elliott earned his Juris Doctor from the USC School of Law. While attending law school, he was a member of the honors society, Order of the Wig & Robe, and clerked at the South Carolina Department of Labor Licensing and Regulation.

Mr. Elliott has extensive experience in civil trial practice as well as experience in appellate practice. He has tried over 50 cases to verdict and has handled numerous appellate matters. He is a member of the South Carolina Bar, American Bar Association, Charleston County Bar Association, the Defense Research Institute, and the Defense Trial Attorneys' Association.

(Also Member to Pritchard & Elliott, LLC, Charleston)

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Professional Liability
  • Construction Law
  • Products Liability
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Business and Corporate Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
843-805-6550  Phone
University Attended:
University of South Carolina, B.S., 1989
Law School Attended:
University of South Carolina, J.D., 1997
Year of First Admission:
1997, U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; 1997, South Carolina
Charleston County and American (Member: Construction Forum; Tort Law and Insurance Forum) Bar Associations; South Carolina Bar; Defense Research Institute; South Carolina Defense Trial Lawyers Association.
Birth Information:
Florence, South Carolina, June 22, 1967
Reported Cases:
Worley Companies v. Town of Mt. Pleasant, 339SC51, 528 S.E.2d 657 (2000).

Peer Reviews

  • 4.6/5.0 (19 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 09/16/13 in Mass Torts

    I have known James Elliott as a colleague in the defense bar for well over a decade. I consider him highly skilled and very professional.

    I have known James Elliott as a colleague in the defense bar for well over a decade. I consider him highly skilled and very professional. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Member on 10/01/13 in Defense Litigation

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