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Thomas J. Wills

Thomas J. Wills

Member since 1984
Location:
Charleston, South Carolina
Phone:
843-727-1144
Fax:
843-727-7696
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Mediation and Arbitration
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Mediator and Arbitrator

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, 1979
  • U.S. District Court District of South Carolina, 1979
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1980
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1979

Education

  • University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina
    • J.D. - 1979
  • University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
    • B.A. - 1974

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers' 2016 Charleston South Carolina Arbitration Lawyer of the Year
  • Best Lawyers' 2016 Charleston South Carolina Mediation Lawyer of the Year
  • Best Lawyers' 2012 Charleston South Carolina Arbitration Lawyer of the Year
  • Best Lawyers’ 2011 Charleston South Carolina Alternative Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year
  • South Carolina Super Lawyers, ADR, 2008 - 2012

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • American Bar Foundation Fellow
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, President, Charleston Chapter, 2008 - 2009
  • Board of Commissions of Grievances and Discipline for Supreme Court of South Carolina, 1993 - 1996
  • Charleston County Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Federal Bar Association
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • National Association of Distinguished Neutrals
  • James L. Petigru American Inn of Court
  • South Carolina Bar Association, Litigation Section, Member
  • South Carolina Bar Association, Trial & Appellate Advocacy Section, Chairman, 1993
  • South Carolina Bar Association, Judicial Qualification Committee
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Lawyers Association, President, 1996 - 1997
  • South Carolina Supreme Court Joint Commission on ADR Rules


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