John K. Blincow, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Professional Liability Attorney in Charleston, SC

Blincow Griffin
 | 126 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401
Phone: 843-872-6449
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2008, 2014 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1984
Practice Areas:
  • Professional Liability: Defense (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Defense (30%),
  • Business Litigation (30%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney John K. Blincow, Jr., is a shareholder with Blincow Griffin Law PC in Charleston, South Carolina. A top-rated and highly respectable trial attorney, Mr. Blincow focuses his practice on defending the rights and interests of doctors, nurses, licensed physicians, nursing homes and other health care providers across the state who are dealing with malpractice claims. He also represents both plaintiff and defendant clients alike in complex civil litigation involving products liability, class actions, construction litigation and other matters.

    Early in his legal career, Mr. Blincow served as a criminal prosecutor with the Fifth Judicial Circuit Solicitor's Office in Columbia, South Carolina. Through this experience, he gained invaluable trial skills that serve him to this day, and he has achieved notable success helping his clients secure the favorable outcomes they deserve in state and federal courts throughout his region, including jurisdictions in Georgia and Florida.

    As evidence of his success, and in recognition of his impeccable professionalism and outstanding legal abilities, Mr. Blincow holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell. He has also received consistent recognition from The Best Lawyers in America since 2007. In addition, the American Board of Trial Advocates elected him as a member of its organization, and he has received many other accolades from his peers along with numerous positive testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

    A 1981 graduate of the Sewanee: The University of the South, Mr. Blincow attended the University of South Carolina School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1984. Along with practicing before all South Carolina state courts, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit.

    A leader in his legal community, Mr. Blincow has served as chair of the Medical Defense and Health Law Committee of the International Association of Defense Counsel. He is presently a member of the Kanuga Conference Center's board of directors in Hendersonville, North Carolina, and he has served as a member of the Vestry of the St. Philip's Episcopal Church in Charleston.

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    Practice Areas
    • 40%Professional Liability: Defense
    • 30%Personal Injury - Products: Defense
    • 30%Business Litigation


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    Super Lawyers: 2008, 2014 - 2020

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    About John Blincow, Jr.

    Admitted: 1984, South Carolina

    Professional Webpage:


    • Martingale Hubbell Law Directory’s highest AV rating for lawyers
    • Medical Defense and Health Law Committee, Chair
    • International Association of Defenses Counsel
    • Best Lawyers in America and South Carolina Super Lawyers

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • U.S. District Court of South Carolina 1987, U.S Court of Appeals Fourth Circuit 1993, South Carolina Bar, American Bar Association, South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association, Defense Research Institute (DRI), International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC), 1984

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Vestry of St. Philips Episcopal Church
    • Board of Visitors of the Kanuga Conference Center

    Educational Background:

    • The University of the South Sewanee, BA, 1981
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    Office Location for John K. Blincow, Jr.

    126 Meeting Street
    Charleston, SC 29401

    Phone: 843-872-6449

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    Last Updated: 11/4/2019

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