Established in 1968, Howell, Gibson and Hughes, P.A. has a long and proud tradition of providing clients with quality legal services. We are committed to delivering exceptional and competent legal services to our clients in a timely and efficient manner. The firm works with a wide array of local, state, and national clients in the areas of general civil trial practice in all levels of State and Federal Courts, focusing on defense litigation.

Our Firm encourages civic service, and our attorneys have served on various local Boards and Commissions, including the United Way, the Boys and Girls Club, March of Dimes, the Junior Service League of Beaufort, and many others charities.

Our attorneys and staff dedicate their time also to volunteering for local events and fundraisers.

The attorneys in our firm have earned the respect of their peers. The Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Rating system, which evaluates lawyers and firms based on peer review, has given our firm and a number of our attorneys an AV rating. AV indicates that a lawyer or firm has reached the height of professional excellence, skill and integrity.

General Civil Trial Practice in all State and Federal Courts. Insurance, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Negligence, Personal Injury, Banking, Construction Litigation, Municipal and Governmental Law, Employment Law, Mediation, Administrative Law, Real Estate and Workers Compensation.

JURISDICTIONS: All sixteen Judicial Circuits of the State of South Carolina, primarily the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit comprised by the counties of Beaufort, Colleton, Jasper, Hampton and Allendale; Ninth Judicial Circuit containing the counties of Charleston and Berkeley; Fifteenth Judicial Circuit containing the counties of Georgetown and Horry; the Administrative Law Court of South Carolina; the South Carolina Worker's Compensation Commission; also the U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina; the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals; and the United States Supreme Court.

Admiral Insurance
American Claims Services
American Southern Insurance
Bank of Tennessee
Builders Insurance Group
Builders Mutual Insurance Co.
CBC National Bank
Champion Enterprises, Inc.
Cincinnati Insurance
Cornerstone Bank
Companion Property and Casualty
Federated Insurance Company
Georgia Farm Bureau
Harleysville Insurance
Hermitage Insurance Company
Joint Underwriters Association (JUA)
Kemper Insurance Company
Liberty Mutual Insurance
Markel Insurance
Montgomery Insurance Company
National General Insurance Company
Nautilus Insurance
North Carolina Farm Bureau Insurance Co.
Ohio Casualty Company
Palmetto State Bank
Safeco Insurance Company
Scottsdale Insurance Co.
Selective Insurance Company
Sentry Select Insurance Co.
South Carolina Insurance Reserve Fund
St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance
State Farm Insurance Company
Tennessee Farmers Mutual Insurance
The Hartford
Tower Group
Traveler's Insurance
United Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance
United Services Auto Association (USAA)
Wausau Insurance
Local Attorneys For
Beaufort County, South Carolina
Beaufort Memorial Hospital
Town of Port Royal, South Carolina


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