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David M. Collins

David M. Collins

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Practice areas:

Admiralty & Maritime, Defective and Dangerous Products, Mediation, Arbitration

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1986

  1. Arbitration: 25%
  2. Mediation: 25%
  3. Defective and Dangerous Products: 25%
  4. Admiralty & Maritime: 25%

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Contact Info

Buist Moore Smythe McGee P.A.

5 Exchange Street
Charleston, SC, 29401


SCGood Standing198603/07/2013

Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Southeastern Admiralty Law InstituteChair2002 - 2003
Southeastern Admiralty Law InstituteVice-Chair2001 - 2002
Southeastern Admiralty Law InstituteSecretary2000 - 2001
Southeastern Admiralty Law InstituteTreasurer1999 - 2000
Defense Research Institute, Admiralty Committee, Recreational Boating SubcommitteeMember1996 - Present
Maritime Law Association of the United States, Electronic Communication and Documentation CommitteeMember1996 - Present
South Carolina Bar, Alternative Dispute Resolution SectionMember1994 - Present
Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute, Long Range Planning CommitteeChair1994 - 1997
Maritime Law Association of the United States, Recreational Boating CommitteeMember1991 - Present
American Boat & Yacht CouncilMember1991 - Present
Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute, Long Range Planning CommitteeMember1991 - Present
Maritime Law Association of the United States, Intermodal SubcommitteeMember1988 - 1991
Southeastern Admiralty Law InstituteMember1987 - Present
Maritime Law Association of the United StatesMember1986 - Present
Maritime Law Association of the United States, Carriage of Goods CommitteeMemberN/A

Publication NameTitleDate
Journal of Maritime Law and CommerceThe Tanker's Right of Harmless Discharge1987
Maritime LawyerComments on the American Theory of In Rem Liability1985
Tulane Law ReviewInternational Uniformity and the Carriage of Goods by Sea1985
Tulane Law ReviewAdmiralty-Beverly v. Action Marine, Inc.: Twilight or Total Eclipse?1984

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Tulane University Law SchoolAdmiraltyLL.M - Master of Laws1986
Tulane University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
College of CharlestonPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1982

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute Annual SeminarThe Current Status of Miles v. Apex Marine Corporation1995
Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute Annual SeminarRecent Developments in the Fourth and Other Circuits1990

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