Kevin W. Mims

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney in Charleston, SC

Luzuriaga Mims LLP
 | 50 Immigration St, Charleston, SC 29403
Phone: 843-410-3822
Fax: 800-767-4976
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2014, 2016
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas:
  • Construction Litigation: Business (30%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (30%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Defense (20%),
  • Insurance Coverage (10%),
  • Eminent Domain (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    In South Carolina, Kevin W. Mims is founding equity partner of Luzuriaga Mims, LLP, and has over a decade of litigation experience. During his career, Mr. Mims has represented owners, subcontractors, developers and general contractors. He handles cases of products liability, construction and commercial litigation, general civil litigation, eminent domain/condemnation, trucking litigation, premises liability, longshore defense, insurance coverage/bad faith litigation, Defense Base Act defense, South Carolina workers’ compensation defense and alternative dispute resolution.

    In 2001, Mr. Mims graduated The University of South Carolina School of Law with a Juris Doctor. Before attending law school, he graduated cum laude with his undergraduate degree from The University of South Carolina. The South Carolina Supreme Court has certified Mr. Mims as a Circuit Court Mediator, and he has the ideal skill set to mediate everything from commercial litigation to complex construction cases.

    Mr. Mims is a member of the American Bar Association, the Charleston County Bar Association, the Construction Law and Tort & Insurance Practice sections of the South Carolina Bar, the Defense Research Institute, the South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association, the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Educational Association, the Maritime Association of South Carolina and the South Carolina Self-Insurers Association, Inc.

    For his high ethical standards and long list of successful results, Mr. Mims holds the highest peer review rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell. He was previously on the committee for professional development of the Young Lawyers Division of the South Carolina Bar, serving as the 9th Circuit representative. His focus is on securing cost-effective, efficient resolutions of suits and claims, while protecting the best interests of his clients.

    * 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
    • 30%Construction Litigation
    • 30%Civil Litigation
    • 20%Personal Injury - General
    • 10%Insurance Coverage
    • 10%Eminent Domain
    Focus Areas

    Construction Defects, Personal Injury - Defense, Insurance Defense

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

    Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2014, 2016

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    About Kevin Mims

    Admitted: 2001, South Carolina

    Professional Webpage: http://www.lmlawllp.com/kevin-mims.php

    Honors/Awards:

    • AV Preeminent peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell
    • Selected to the South Carolina Rising Stars List, 2014, 2016

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Certified as a Circuit Court Mediator by the South Carolina Supreme Court

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • South Carolina Bar Association, Tort & Insurance Practice Section and Construction Law Section
    • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM), 2015
    • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys' Association
    • South Carolina Maritime Association
    • American Bar Association
    • Charleston County Bar Association
    • Defense Research Institute

    Educational Background:

    • The University of South Carolina, cum laude, 1998
    • University of South Carolina School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2001

    Industry Groups

    • Maritime
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    Office Location for Kevin W. Mims

    50 Immigration St
    Charleston, SC 29403

    Phone: 843-410-3822

    Fax: 800-767-4976

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    Last Updated: 1/21/2020

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