Kelly Burnside

Top rated Workers' Compensation attorney in West Columbia, South Carolina

Burnside Law Firm, LLC
Kelly Burnside
Burnside Law Firm, LLC

Practice Areas: Workers' Compensation, Personal Injury, Social Security Disability; view more

Licensed in South Carolina since: 2014

Education: University of South Carolina School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2021 - 2023
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Burnside Law Firm, LLC

1538 Sunset Blvd
Suite A
West Columbia, SC 29169 Visit website


Civil litigation attorney, Kelly Burnside is the founding owner of Burnside Law Firm, LLC, in West Columbia, South Carolina. She represents clients in and around Columbia, West Columbia and Lexington with matters involving:

·       Workers’ compensation

·       Social Security Disability claims

·       Personal injury

·       Probate and real estate

·       Premises liability

Ms. Burnside received her Bachelor of Applied Science degree in finance and real estate from the University of South Carolina in 2006, following which she worked as a sales manager for a while. She then decided to pursue her legal studies, enrolled at the University of South Carolina School of Law and earned her Juris Doctor degree in 2013. Licensed to practice in South Carolina since 2014, she has dedicated her career to fighting for the justice that her injured and oppressed clients deserve. She is also experienced in hemp/CBD law.

Rooted in South Carolina, Ms. Burnside is an attorney well-known for her legal research skills and litigation tactics. She works to ensure that her clients who are victims of the negligent acts of others get the financial independence that they require to move on with their lives. Along with winning several disability claims, she has also won multimillion-dollar settlements for her clients in personal injury cases. Her high professional standards and strategic negotiation skills both within and outside the courtroom have been endorsed by many of her peers.

An active member in her community circle, Ms. Burnside is a member of the Lexington County Bar Association and the Alzheimer's Association, where she participates in the Blondes vs. Brunettes Flag Football game.

Practice areas

Workers' Compensation: Claimant, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Social Security Disability, Estate Planning & Probate, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Motor Vehicle Defects, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Probate & Estate Administration

  • 30% Workers' Compensation: Claimant
  • 30% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20% Social Security Disability
  • 10% Estate Planning & Probate
  • 10% Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2014, South Carolina

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Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Real Estate Broker License for South Carolina , 2006
Educational Background:
  • Bachelor Degree in Finance and Real Estate, 2006
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Lexington County Bar, 2019
  • Over Million dollar settlement against a man who drove his car into a group of mourners at a South Carolina cemetery, hurting at least-1,300,000.00 SETTLEMENT; BURN INJURY LAWSUIT A man was burned while working in a restaurant when a tortillas machine blew upon him.  Plaintiff sustained a moderate burn injury and underwent skin grafting on his upper extremities, 2019

Office location for Kelly Burnside

1538 Sunset Blvd
Suite A
West Columbia, SC 29169

Phone: 803-746-8283


3 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2021 - 2023

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