William McBee Smith

William McBee Smith: Attorney with Smith & Haskell Law Firm, L.L.P.

Biography

Master, Advocate Program, National Institute for Trial Advocacy. Author: "Mythical Thermography," The Chronicle, Vol. 39 No. 6, National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel, 1993, 1994 and 1998. Assistant Spartanburg County Attorney, 1990-. Vice Chancellor, Episcopal Diocese Upper South Carolina, 1998-2003.

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Civil Trial Practice
  • Personal Injury
  • Workers Compensation
  • Corporate Law
  • School Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Probate

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
864-582-6727  Phone
864-585-8358  Fax
www.smithandhaskell.com
University Attended:
The Citadel, B.A., 1980
Law School Attended:
University of South Carolina, J.D., 1988
Year of First admission:
1988
Admission:
1988, South Carolina, U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
Memberships:
South Carolina Bar; National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel; Defense Trial Attorneys Alumni Association (Member, Board of Citadel).
Military:
Lieutenant, USAFIS, 1980-1984; Captain, USAFIS-RE, 1984-1993
Birth Information:
Spartanburg, South Carolina, February 13, 1957
ISLN:
903586953
Payment Information:
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      5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 08/27/12 in Real Estate on 08/27/12

      I have known him all of his life. He is from a good family. His father was an excellent lawyer.

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      I have known him all of his life. He is from a good family. His father was an excellent lawyer.

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      5.0/5.0 by a Government Counsel on 08/10/12 in General Practice on 08/10/12

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      5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 08/06/12 in Civil Practice on 08/06/12

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      5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 08/06/12 in Civil Practice on 08/06/12

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      5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 07/29/12 in General Practice on 07/29/12

      Well rounded attorney.

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      Well rounded attorney.

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      5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 07/13/12 in Government on 07/13/12

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      5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 07/13/12 in Administrative Law on 07/13/12

      I have known Mr. Smith, his family and his firm during the entire 37 years I have practiced law. I have always been impressed with him and hold him in the highest regards...

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      I have known Mr. Smith, his family and his firm during the entire 37 years I have practiced law. I have always been impressed with him and hold him in the highest regards, both professionally and socially.

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      5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 07/13/12 in Civil Litigation on 07/13/12

      excellent lawyer

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      excellent lawyer

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      5.0/5.0 by a Member on 03/22/10 in School Law on 03/22/10

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      5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 03/18/10 in Litigation on 03/18/10

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      Mr. Smith is an excellent attorney and communicator.

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      Mr. Smith is an excellent attorney and communicator.

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      Wonderful attorney who has represented my family in a number of matters including personal injury litigation, real estate and wills.

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      Wonderful attorney who has represented my family in a number of matters including personal injury litigation, real estate and wills.

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      5.0/5.0 on 11/09/12 on 11/09/12

      Mr. Smith has been General Counsel for Spartanburg School District One in South Carolina for 22 years. In addition to being an excellent educational law attorney represen...

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      Mr. Smith has been General Counsel for Spartanburg School District One in South Carolina for 22 years. In addition to being an excellent educational law attorney representing the School District, he is among the best civil trial lawyer in the state in my opinion.

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      5.0/5.0 on 11/09/12 on 11/09/12

      Mr. Smith is one of the top attorneys in upstate South Carolina.

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      Mr. Smith is one of the top attorneys in upstate South Carolina.

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      5.0/5.0 on 11/09/12 on 11/09/12

      Mr. Smith is our family lawyer and has help us in many matters.

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      Mr. Smith is our family lawyer and has help us in many matters.

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      5.0/5.0 on 11/09/12 on 11/09/12

      Excellent attorney

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      Excellent attorney

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      5.0/5.0 on 11/09/12 on 11/09/12

      Mr. Smith has represented my family in several complicated real estate matters over the years. He was a tremendous help and we would totally recommend Mr. Smith to others...

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      Mr. Smith has represented my family in several complicated real estate matters over the years. He was a tremendous help and we would totally recommend Mr. Smith to others dealing with difficult legal matters.

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      5.0/5.0 on 11/09/12 on 11/09/12

      Mr. Smith has represented our Clinic for many years and is a excellent corporate counsel.

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      Mr. Smith has represented our Clinic for many years and is a excellent corporate counsel.

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      5.0/5.0 on 11/08/12 on 11/08/12

      Mr. Smith is an excellent civil attorney.

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      Mr. Smith is an excellent civil attorney.

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      5.0/5.0 on 11/08/12 on 11/08/12

      Mr. Smith is one of the top attorneys in the state.

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      Mr. Smith is one of the top attorneys in the state.

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