Gedney M. Howe, III

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Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Charleston, SC

Gedney M. Howe, III, PA
 | 8 Chalmers Street, PO Box 1034
Charleston, SC 29402
Phone: 843-722-8048
Fax: 843-722-2140
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1971
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • General Litigation (40%),
  • Criminal Defense (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Gedney M. Howe III focuses his practice on representing plaintiffs in personal injury litigation as well as criminal defense litigation. He began practicing with his father, Gedney M. Howe Jr. in 1973 and continues with his partners at his Charleston-based firm, Gedney M. Howe, III, P.A. Mr. Howe has more than 35 years of experience in litigation and is AV-rated* by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest peer-review rating an attorney can attain for legal practice and ethics.

    Mr. Howe represented the South Carolina State Senate in reapportionment litigation and has participated in numerous significant trials, including Hurd v. U.S. (4th Cir. 2002), in which Mr. Howe represented the plaintiffs and won a $19 million judgment. He is a member of the Best Lawyers in America, the International Society of Barristers, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and National College of Criminal Defense Attorneys.

    *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. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Practice Areas
    • 50%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 40%General Litigation
    • 10%Criminal Defense


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    Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2021

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    About Gedney Howe, III

    Admitted: 1971, South Carolina

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    • Ranked as one of best law firms as well as Best Lawyers 2013 Charleston, SC Criminal Defense: White-Collar "Lawyer of the Year", Best Lawyers of South Carolina, Best Lawyers of America, 2013
    • Martindale-Hubbell® AV-Rated®, the highest peer-review rating an attorney can attain for legal practice and ethics.

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1991
    • Member, Charleston County Bar Association
    • Member, American Association for Justice
    • Member, National College of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    • South Carolina, 1973
    • U.S. Supreme Court, 1992
    • Member, South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association
    • Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    • Member, American Bar Association
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1976
    • Member, South Carolina Bar
    • Member, American Board of Criminal Lawyers

    Educational Background:

    • University of South Carolina, B.A., 1969
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    Office Location for Gedney M. Howe, III

    8 Chalmers Street
    PO Box 1034
    Charleston, SC 29402

    Phone: 843-722-8048

    Fax: 843-722-2140

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    Last Updated: 2/2/2021

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