J. Ashley Twombley

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Beaufort, SC

Twenge + Twombley Law Firm
 | 311 Carteret Street, Beaufort, SC 29902
Phone: 843-605-0149
Fax: 843-982-0103
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (30%),
  • General Litigation (20%)
Attorney Profile

Guiding people and families through the legal challenges they may face over the course of their lives, J. Ashley Twombley focuses his practice on personal injury, estate and probate litigation, and complex business litigation. As a founding attorney at Twenge + Twombley Law Firm, he serves clients in Beaufort and Bluffton, South Carolina, as well as on Hilton Head Island.

In 2000, Mr. Twombley earned a Bachelor of Arts from Clemson University, graduating cum laude. He went on to also graduate cum laude from the University of South Carolina School of Law, receiving a Juris Doctor in 2003.

An experienced litigator, Mr. Twombley handles cases on behalf of defendants and plaintiffs, representing clients from individual people to large corporations in a range of complex matters. Offering customized guidance and dedicated advocacy, he strives to help his clients achieve the best possible outcomes to their legal issues. Mr. Twombley has an Avvo “Superb” rating and has received the highest possible rating of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell, and he is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

Community involvement is a priority for Mr. Twombley. He is a member of the Beaufort County Bar and the American Association for Justice, and previously served as chair of the board of directors for the Protection & Advocacy of People with Disabilities Inc. Currently, Mr. Twombley is on the board of directors for the United Way of the Lowcountry Inc., and the Distant Island Homeowners Association. He also volunteers his time, providing pro bono representation to clients in civil rights cases, including those resulting from prison mistreatment claims.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Estate & Trust Litigation (30%): Will Contests

General Litigation (20%): Litigation, Restraining Order

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Will Contests, Litigation, Restraining Order


Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2013

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Admitted: 2004, South Carolina

Professional Webpage: https://www.twlawfirm.com/firm-overview-sc-lawyers/attorney-...


  • Avvo Clients' Choice Award, 2014
  • Member, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2014
  • South Carolina Super Lawyer's Rising Star List, 2013
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2013
  • AV Preeminent, Martindale Hubbell, 2013
  • Outstanding Lowcountry Young Professional Award Nominee, 2011
  • Recognized as a Top Lawyer by Hilton Head Monthly Magazine, April 2014
  • South Carolina Super Lawyer, 2015 - 2018
  • CALI Award in Contracts, University of South Carolina School of Law
  • Member: Wig and Robe, Order of the Coif, University of South Carolina School of Law
  • Captain: SCTLA Trial Team, University of South Carolina School of Law
  • King & Spalding Pro Bono Service Award Recipient, 2004 - 2006
  • Equality Ally - Protection & Advocacy for People with Disabilities, 2008, 2009
  • Avvo Rating 10.0 Superb

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, South Carolina Bar, Fourteenth Judicial Circuit, Resolution of Fee Disputes Board, 2013
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court District of South Carolina
  • South Carolina
  • "I Object!" - Common Evidentiary Issues at Trial, South Carolina Association of Probate Judges, 2016
  • Trusts From A to Z, National Business Institute, 2017
  • End Distracted Driving, EndDD.org, 2013, 2017
  • Law School for Non-Lawyers, South Carolina Bar Association, 2006 - 2007
  • Member, Beaufort County Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Chairman, Board of Directors, United Way of the Lowcountry, 2013
  • Past Chair, Board of Directors, Protection & Advocacy for People with Disabilities, 2013
  • Member, American Association for Justice, January 1, 2006 - Present
  • President, Board of Directors, Distant Island Homeowners Association

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • South Carolina Law Review, University of South Carolina School of Law, Managing Editor

Educational Background:

  • Clemson University, B.A., cum laude, 2000
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Office Location for J. Ashley Twombley

311 Carteret Street
Beaufort, SC 29902

Phone: 843-605-0149

Fax: 843-982-0103

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Last Updated: 11/21/2018

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