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Top Rated Personal Injury - Plaintiff Attorney in Orangeburg, SC

Charles H. Williams
Williams & Williams
PO Box 1084, 1281 Russell Street
Orangeburg, SC 29116
T:Work 803-534-5218
F: Fax803-536-6544
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2016
Licensed Since: 1975
Education: University of South Carolina School of Law
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%), Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (20%), Class Action/Mass Torts (0%)


Mr. Williams' practice focuses on plaintiff's personal injury, class actions, and criminal defense. Mr. Williams was born in Orangeburg, SC, on March 18, 1950.  He received his Bachelor of Science in Business from the University of South Carolina in 1972.  He was a member of the Honorary Societies of Beta Gamma Sigma and Omicron Delta Epsilon.  He received his Juris Doctor from the University in 1975.  In 1975, Mr. Williams, along with his father Marshall B. Williams, formed Williams and Williams.  Marshall B. Williams served in the South Carolina Senate from 1953-1995 and was President Pro Tempore of the South Carolina Senate from 1989 until his death in 1995.  Mr. Williams is married to the Hon. Karen J. Williams, who is the former Chief Judge of the Fourth Circuit of the United States Court of Appeals.  Mr. Williams has four children, all of whom are attorneys.Mr. Williams practices in both state and federal courts and is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court.  Mr. Williams, with thirty-five years of experience, has established himself as an outstanding litigator in both civil and criminal courts obtaining million dollar verdicts for plaintiffs, as well as not guilty verdicts in high-profile criminal cases.

Years of Selection

Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2016

Certifications and Credentials

About Charles Williams

Admitted: 1975, South Carolina

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Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, advocate of the American Board of Trial Lawyers, Who's Who in American Law, AV Highest rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Orangeburg County Bar, South Carolina Bar, American Bar Association, and South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member of Board of Trustees at University of South Caroina (2010-present); former member of Board of Trustees at South Carolina State University (1986-2008); former Member of the United States Civil Rights Commission for SC;Past Chairman Orangeburg County Chapter of American Red Cross, and active in Boy Scouts of America.

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Green v. Zimmerman, 238 S.E.2d 323; State v. Thrift, 440 S.E.2d 341; Santee Portland Cement Co. v. Daniel Inter. Corp., 384 S.E.2d 693; State v. Stewart, 295 S.E.2d 627; Hughes v. Nelson, 399 S.E.2d 24; Jones v. Way, 294 S.E.2d 432; and Colleton Academy v. Hoover Universal, 666 S.E.2d 247.Mr. Williams has obtained million dollar verdicts for his clients, as well as numerous multi-million dollars settlements on behalf of his clients.  Mr. Williams has also obtained numerous not guilty verdicts in high-profile criminal cases.
Last Updated: 11/24/2015
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