James H. Price, III

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Greenville, SC

Price Law Firm, P.A.
 | 644 E. Washington Street, Greenville, SC 29601
Phone: 864-271-3535
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1975
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (70%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Family Law (0%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney James H. Price is the owner and founder of Price Law Firm, P.A., in Greenville, South Carolina. Mr. Price practices criminal defense and personal injury law, representing the injured and those accused of crimes in both the state and federal courts. With decades of experience as a litigator, he has represented a variety of clients throughout the Greenville area.

Mr. Price earned a bachelor's degree in English from the University of South Carolina and later obtained his law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law. He has been licensed to practice in South Carolina since 1975 and is also admitted to practice in New York. He is admitted to the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit.

Recognized for his long and successful legal career, Mr. Price has earned the rating of AV Preeminent* from the attorney peer-review service Martindale-Hubbell. Other honors he has received include the Public Citizen award from the South Carolina Association for Justice in 1999 and the Tommy-Thomason award from the Greenville County Bar Association in 2011.

Active in various professional organizations, Mr. Price belongs to the South Carolina Bar, the South Carolina Association for Justice, the New York State Bar Association, the Cole-Huff DUI Trial Lawyers Group and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He is also a founding member of the Greenville Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Mr. Price also devotes a portion of his time to pro bono activities. He served with Special Olympics South Carolina from 1998 to 2014 and continues to volunteer at the Triune Mercy Center, a nondenominational church committed to helping low income and homeless individuals.

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (70%): Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Sex Offenses

Personal Injury - General (20%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents

Civil Litigation (10%)

Family Law (0%): Domestic Violence

Focus Areas

Criminal Defense: Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Sex Offenses

Personal Injury - General: Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents

Family Law: Domestic Violence

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2017

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About James Price, III

Admitted: 1975, South Carolina

Professional Webpage: http://www.price-law-firm.com/About/James-H-Price-Iii.shtml

Honors and Awards:

  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity
  • South Carolina Special Olympics Hero, 2013
  • Super Lawyers Top Criminal Lawyer in South Carolina
  • Martindale-Hubbell Preeminent AV Rating
  • Tommy-Thomason Award, Greenville County Bar Association, 2011
  • Public Citizen Award, South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association, 1999

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Cole-Huff DUI Trial Lawyers Group
  • New York Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • South Carolina Association for Justice
  • Greenville Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Founding Member and First President
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, 1986 - Present
  • South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Founding Member
  • President, Greenville County Bar Association, 2005
  • U.S. Federal Court, 1975
  • U.S. District Court District of South Carolina, 1975
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1979
  • New York, 1988
  • South Carolina, 1975

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Triune Mercy Center, 2014 - Present
  • South Carolina Special Olympics, 1988 - 2014

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Search and Seizure in South Carolina, South Carolina Public Defender's Office, 2001
  • Police Roadblocks in South Carolina, South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2013

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • State v Missouri, 337 S.C. 548, 524 SE 2d 394 (South Carolina Supreme Court 1999)
  • State v Jennings, 394 SC 473, 716 SE 2d 91 (South Carolina Supreme Court 2011)
  • State v Groome, 378 S.C. 615, 664 SE 2d 460 (South Carolina Supreme Court 2008)

Educational Background:

  • University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, B.A., Major: English, 1972
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Office Location for James H. Price, III

644 E. Washington Street
Greenville, SC 29601

Phone: 864-271-3535

 

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Last Updated: 1/24/2017

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