Wes A. Kissinger

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Spartanburg, SC

Harrison White, P.C.
 | 178 West Main Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306
Phone: 864-585-5100
Fax: 864-542-2993
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1997
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (50%)
Attorney Profile

A partner at Harrison White, P.C., Wes A. Kissinger focuses his practice exclusively on personal injury and wrongful death litigation. Working out of the firm's office in Spartanburg, South Carolina, he provides astute and aggressive representation to clients throughout the state who have incurred economic and noneconomic losses due to the negligence or recklessness of other persons or entities. Admitted to practice before all South Carolina courts, Mr. Kissinger is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit.

The types of cases that Mr. Kissinger has handled during his career as a plaintiff's attorney have primarily arisen out of incidents involving nursing home negligence and abuse, premises liability, defective products, and truck and other motor vehicle accidents. Prior to joining Harrison White, P.C., in 2003, he was with a law firm that represented insurance companies in personal injury litigation, and this experience as a defense attorney has helped him anticipate the types of tactics that he often faces in his current cases. Mr. Kissinger has been able to obtain several seven-figure jury awards and negotiated settlements on behalf of his clients, and his successful track record has led to his receipt of an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo.

As an undergraduate, Mr. Kissinger attended the University of South Florida and received a Bachelor of Arts in 1993. He then left Tampa to pursue his legal education at Samford University's Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham, Alabama, and he was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1997. Mr. Kissinger's professional affiliations include the South Carolina Association for Justice and the Federal Bar Association.

*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
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%)

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (50%)

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2019

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About Wes Kissinger

Admitted: 1997, South Carolina

Professional Webpage: https://www.spartanlaw.com/about-us/our-attorneys/wes-a-kiss...

Honors/Awards:

  • South Carolina’s Super Lawyers
  • Martindale Hubbell – AV® Rated

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • South Carolina Bar – Member
  • South Carolina Bar House of Delegates – 7th Circuit Representative
  • American Association for Justice – Member
  • South Carolina Association for Justice – Member
  • Federal Bar Association – Member
  • American Bar Association
  • Spartanburg County Bar Association
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 2002
  • U.S. District Court District of South Carolina, 1998
  • South Carolina, 1997

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Board of Directors, Greer Christian Learning Cente

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Obtaining the Best Settlement for Personal Injury Clients: Know Where to Start; Settling Personal Injury Claims with Ethical
  • Integrity, January 2009
  • Advanced Discovery and Evidence: Ethical Considerations and Malpractice Prevention, November 2007

Videos:

  • The attorneys of Harrison, White, Smith & Coggins, P.C. are based in Spartanburg and Greenville, South Carolina. They help clients with personal injury, criminal defense and family law cases., About Harrison, White, Smith & Coggins, P.C., 2013

Educational Background:

  • University of South Florida, B.A., 1993

Industry Groups

  • American Association For Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • South Caolina Bar House Of Delegates
  • South Carolina Association For Justice
Office Location for Wes A. Kissinger

178 West Main Street
Spartanburg, SC 29306

Phone: 864-585-5100

Fax: 864-542-2993

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Last Updated: 2/19/2019

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