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Michael R. Jeffcoat, President

4723 Sunset Blvd, P.O. Box 1860
Lexington, South Carolina 29072
Toll Free: 800.827.7898
Local: 803.636.2728
South Carolina injury attorney Michael Jeffcoat practices in the areas of serious personal injury, nursing home abuse and neglect,  auto accidents and motor vehicle accidents, elder abuse, trucking accidents(accidents caused by tractor trailers or 18 wheelers), work injuries, civil litigation, and business disputes.

Education



J.D., University of South Carolina School of Law, 1997

Strom Thurmond Scholar; Trial Competition; Palmetto Law Society; Public Interest Law Society

Seattle University School of Law, 1995-1996
Moot Court Competition

B.A., Political Economy & Philosophy, Wofford College, 1994
Blue Key; Chairman, Judicial Commission; Campus Union Student Government; President, Eta Omicron Chapter of Sigma Nu Fraternity


Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice



South Carolina Bar, 1997

United States District Court, District of South Carolina, 1998


Professional & Bar Association Memberships



South Carolina Bar

Member Since: 1997
Member, House of Delegates, 2007 – Present; Chairman, Pro Bono Subcommittee, 2000 – 2001

South Carolina Association for Justice
Member Since: 1999
Member, Board of Governors, 2006 – Present

American Association for Justice
Member, Nursing Home Litigation Group; Member, Interstate Trucking Litigation Group; Member, Motor Vehicle Collision, Highway & Premises Liability Section

Public Justice
Member Since: 1999


Publications



Co-author, “Craft Incisive Questions In Your Trucking Case,” TRIAL, March 2010.Co-author, “Caught in the Web: CERCLA Owner of Operator Liability of Lenders, Shareholders, Parent Corporations and Attorneys,” South Carolina Environmental Law Journal, Fall 1997


Non-Legal Activities


 

  • National Citizens’ Coalition for Nursing Home Reform Member
  • St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church (Lexington) Member
  • Brain Injury Alliance of South Carolina Member
  • Congaree Riverkeeper