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Francis M. Hinson, IV

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Columbia, SC

HHP Law Group, LLC
924 Gervais St
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803-956-1389
Fax: 803-845-4900
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2018
Licensed in South Carolina Since: 2006
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
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Attorney Profile

Francis M. Hinson, IV is a founding partner of HHP Law Group, LLC. He created the firm with the goal of meeting the needs of individuals and commercial entities in Southern California. He primarily handles civil litigation cases in Columbia and Lexington. Some of the types of cases he handles include medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents and business law.

Mr. Hinson began his academic career in the 1990s and completed his bachelor's degree in 2000 at Furman University. He then completed his I.M.B.A. and his J.D. in 2006 at the University of South Carolina. That same year, he became admitted to practice in South Carolina. In 2007, he was admitted to the U.S. District Court District of South Carolina. Pro hac vice admissions also made it possible for him to take on cases in several other states, such as Texas, Oregon, Arizona and Connecticut.

One of the most prestigious work assignments at the start of his career involved him working as a law clerk for the Honorable Ralph King Anderson, Jr., in the South Carolina Court of Appeals. Prior to creating HHP Law Group, LLC, he also worked at the South Carolina office of a national law firm with headquarters in Maryland. Mr. Hinson has also maintained several professional memberships, such as the American Association for Justice and the South Carolina Bar Association.

Outside of work, Mr. Hinson enjoys traveling and spending time with his family. He has visited over 25 countries, so far.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff


2 Years Super Lawyers
3 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2016 - 2018

About Francis M. Hinson, IV

First Admitted: 2006, South Carolina

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • South Carolina, 2006
  • Phi Alpha Delta
  • Sigma Nu
  • The Southern Trial Lawyers Association
  • The National Trial Lawyers (Top 40 Under 40)
  • South Carolina Association for Justice
  • American Association for Justice
  • Richland County Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court District of South Carolina, 2007

Educational Background

  • University of South Carolina, I.M.B.A. 2006
  • Furman University, B.A. 2000


  • In 2014, the National Trial Lawyers organization named Mr. Hinson as one of the top 40 attorneys under the age of 40., Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers


  • $3,500,000.00 Verdict in Horry County, South Carolina, 2019
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Office Location for Francis M. Hinson, IV

924 Gervais St
Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: 803-956-1389

Fax: 803-845-4900

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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