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Joel W. Collins Jr.

Joel W. Collins Jr.

Practice areas:

Appeals, Personal Injury, Litigation, Defective and Dangerous Products, White Collar Crime

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1968

  1. White Collar Crime: 20%
  2. Defective and Dangerous Products: 20%
  3. Litigation: 20%
  4. Personal Injury: 20%
  5. Appeals: 20%

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Joel. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.

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    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Collins & Lacy, PC

P.O. Box 12487
Columbia, SC, 29211

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
SCGood Standing196803/07/2013

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Champion for ChildrenSouth Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice2006
James Petigru Compleat Lawyer AwardUniversity of South Carolina2005
Jeter E. Rhodes, Jr., Trial Lawyer of the Year AwardAmerican Board of Trial Advocates (South Carolina Chapter)2002
Distinguished Service AwardClemson University2001
Bronze StarUnited States ArmyN/A
Army Commendation MedalUnited States ArmyN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
ProfessorClemson University2007 - 2007
FacultyUnited States Military Academy, West Point1972 - 1973

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Board of Trial AdvocatesExecutive Committee member2008 - 2009
American Board of Trial Advocates FoundationSecretary of the Board of Trustees2007 - 2007
International Society of Primerus Law FirmsBoard of Directors2006 - 2007
National Safety CouncilPresident2006 - 2007
American Board of Trial AdvocatesTrustee2004 - 2009
Lake Murray-Irmo Rotary ClubRotarian of the Year2002 - 2003
Rotary ClubPresident1996 - 1997
South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys AssociationMemberN/A
National Safety CouncilBoard memberN/A
South Carolina BarMemberN/A
International Society of Primerus Law FirmsMemberN/A
John Belton O’Neall Inn of CourtMemberN/A
American Board of Trial Advocates FoundationPresidentN/A
American Board of Trial AdvocatesChapter PresidentN/A
Defense Research InstituteMemberN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
William T. Howell Pre-Law SocietyFounder & Alumni AdvisorN/A

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Voir Dire (ABOTA)People all over the world yearn to be free & participate in their government2008
Voir DireThe Vacancy Crisis in our Federal Courts1997
West Point PressJunior Officer’s Guide to the Legal Aspects of Command1972

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of South Carolina School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1968
Clemson UniversityEnglishBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Masters in TrialCross Examination of Accident Reconstructionist2009