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Jim Spears Attorney Profile

Jim Spears is an experienced accident attorney, dedicated to assisting the victims of personal injury and their families. Jim works primarily as a personal injury lawyer, and is a member of the South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association, the South Carolina Plaintiff's Workers' Compensation Group, the North Carolina and South Carolina State bar associations, and the North Carolina Trial Lawyer's Association. Jim also worked as a staff attorney for the South Carolina Supreme Court. He has been practicing law in South Carolina since 1983 and in North Carolina since 1991.

Jim Spears has dedicated his practice to helping injured people in their struggle to obtain fair compensation. Since 1985, he has been a dedicated advocate for the victims of personal injury and their families.

A Message from Jim Spears:

My practice is dedicated to helping injured people in their struggle to obtain fair compensation. I have been practicing personal injury law in Spartanburg since 1985. Immediately after graduating from law school, I worked for two years as a staff attorney at the South Carolina Supreme Court. I represent clients for the following types of cases: personal injuries; automobile accidents; workers' compensation (on-the-job injuries); and Social Security Disability. Most of my practice is in the Upstate of South Carolina and the border counties of North Carolina, including, but not limited to the following counties: Spartanburg, Cherokee, Union, Laurens, and Greenville in South Carolina; and Polk, Rutherfordton, and Cleveland in North Carolina. I am admitted to practice in both South Carolina and North Carolina.

I have not spent all of my life practicing law or going to school. I have worked in factories, worked in residential construction, run a paint contracting business, delivered mail as a substitute rural mail carrier for the United States Post Office, and done other non-legal jobs. I believe my experiences in other types of work have been a great help in understanding and dealing with the problems that working people face when they are injured. I know how insurance companies very often fail to deal fairly with people who have been injured. It is my job to work for my clients to get them the help and compensation they deserve. I will work my hardest to accomplish that goal. I work as a sole practitioner. If you talk with a lawyer in my office you will be talking to me.

If you have a question concerning one of the areas of law that I handle, please do not hesitate to call me to discuss your problem. It is better to call and ask about a legal question and find out whether you have a case than to wait too long to do anything.

Areas of Practice:

33% Workers' Compensation
25% Auto Accident
33% Social Security Disability
8% Other Injury Cases

Litigation Percentage:

35% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions:

South Carolina, 1983
North Carolina, 1991
U.S. District Court District of South Carolina, 1983
U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1983

Education:

University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina, 1983 - J.D.
University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA, 1975 - B.A.
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Major:  History
Major:  English

Past Employment Positions:

South Carolina Supreme Court, Staff Attorney, 1983 - 1985
Faucette Law Firm, Attorney, 1985 - 1999

Contact Jim Spears Law Office in Spartanburg, SC today for a free consultation with an experienced injury and accident lawyer regarding your personal rights or claims. Evening and weekend appointments are available.