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Mark C. Joye

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in North Charleston, SC

Joye Law Firm, LLP
5861 Rivers Avenue
North Charleston, SC 29406
Phone: 843-554-3100
Fax: 843-554-6539
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2022
Licensed in South Carolina Since: 1989
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
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Attorney Profile

Mark C. Joye is not only a highly respected personal injury attorney who handles a full spectrum of cases, from brain injuries and defective products to trucking cases and slip and falls, but he is also a strong advocate for positive change in his profession and community. He has served as lead counsel in numerous cases involving victims who suffered catastrophic injuries or wrongful death through car or trucking accidents.  His case of Jimenez v. Chrysler remains the largest personal injury jury verdict in the state.

Mr. Joye earned his J.D. from the University of South Carolina School of Law and joined the South Carolina Bar in 1989. He is board-certified as a trial advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He is a past president of the South Carolina Association for Justice and the Charleston chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates.  He currently serves on the Board of Governors of the American Association for Justice.

When not representing clients at the Joye Law Firm in North Charleston, South Carolina, or lecturing to state and national bar associations, he proudly supports the Boy Scouts and holds the rank of Eagle Scout.

Practice Areas
  • 90%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents


15 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2022

Certificates and Credentials

About Mark C. Joye

First Admitted: 1989, South Carolina

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • President, South Carolina Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, 1998 - 1999
  • South Carolina, 1989
  • President, South Carolina Association for Justice, 2010
  • Treasurer, South Carolina Association for Justice, 2007
  • Executive Council, Charleston County Bar Association, 2000 - 2004; 2018 - present
  • Board of Governors, South Carolina Bar Association, 1999 - 2001
  • Attorneys Information Exchange Group
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 2000
  • Vice President, South Carolina Association for Justice, 2008
  • Editor, South Carolina Association for Justice, 2005
  • American Association for Justice, Product Liability Section, 2001 - Present
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • U.S. District Court, 1991
  • Member, American Association for Justice's Trucking Litigation Group, 2014
  • President Elect, South Carolina Association for Justice, 2009
  • Secretary, South Carolina Association for Justice, 2006
  • President, American Board of Trial Advocates, Charleston Chapter, 2007


  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rating
  • Elected Member, American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Boy Scouts of America, Eagle Scout
  • Listed in "Who's Who in American Law," 1998 - Present
  • Best Lawyers, 2014

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy

Educational Background

  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, B.A.


  • $262.5 million jury verdict against Daimler Chrylser Corp. in auto product liability case.  Currently, still the largest jury verdict in state.

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Eagle Scout, Board member, Coastal Carolina Council, Boy Scouts of America

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • "Computer Animations," TRIAL Magazine, November, 1998
  • "Avoiding 10 Pitfalls of Demonstrative Evidence," TRIAL Magazine, November, 2000
  • "Big Brother or Big Savior? Here Comes the Black Box," South Carolina Lawyer, September, 2004
  • "Statute of Repose Primer," South Carolina Lawyer, Summer, 2006

Industry Groups

  • Board Of Governors For The American Assoc. For Justice; Charleston County Bar Association - Executiv
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Office Location for Mark C. Joye

5861 Rivers Avenue
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: 843-554-3100

Fax: 843-554-6539

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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