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Mark R. James

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Practice Areas:

  • Motor Vehicle Accidents 60%
  • Medical/Nursing Malpractice 10%
  • Other Personal Injury/Death 15%
  • Slips and Falls 5%
  • Insurance Bad Faith 5%
  • Consumer Fraud 5%


Mark James was born and raised in Darlington, South Carolina. After graduating from law school, Mark served as an Assistant Public Defender in Sumter, SC before moving back to his home town. Currently, his practice is focused on helping clients in Darlington, Marlboro, Dillon, Marion, Chesterfield, Florence, and across South Carolina who have been injured or who have lost a loved one due to auto accidents, trucking accidents, medical or nursing malpractice, nursing home negligence, or correctional facility negligence. Mark also works to help clients who have suffered from unfairly denied insurance claims, auto dealer and other consumer fraud, and unfair business practices.


  • Charleston School of Law, Charleston, South Carolina
    • J.D. - 2014
  • University of South Carolina
    • B.A. - 2010
    • Major: Political Science

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina Supreme Court, 2014
  • District of Columbia, 2015
  • U.S. District Court District of South Carolina, 2016

Professional Associations

  • South Carolina Bar Association, 2014 to Present
  • South Carolina Bar, Young Lawyers Division, 2014 to Present
  • Darlington County Bar
  • Florence County Bar
  • SC Association of Justice, 2016 to Present
  • District of Columbia Bar Association, 2016 to Present

Current Employment Position

  • Associate Attorney

Past Positions

  • Sumter County Public Defender's Office, Assistant Public Defender, 2015 to 2016


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