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Christopher Joseph McCool

Christopher Joseph McCool

also known as Chris McCool

About me

Christopher J. McCool, a native of Huntsville, Alabama, attended the University of Kansas on a swimming scholarship. After graduation in 1987, he attended Washington and Lee University School of Law, from which he received his law degree in 1991.

Mr. McCool's practice at the Joye Law Firm is focused solely on representing plaintiffs in personal injury cases. Since joining the Joye Law Firm in 1997 (he spent his first 6 years after  law school working for a high profile corporate defense firm), Mr. McCool has successfully litigated and handled various cases, including claims against hotels, theaters, retailers, and various other business and property owners in premises liability claims, commercial vehicle owners and operators in motor vehicle collision claims, police officers and police departments in wrongful shooting cases, boat owners and boat operators in boating accident claims, nursing homes in resident injury claims, and ambulatory service providers in patient injury claims. 


Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 30%
  2. Slip and Fall Accident: 25%
  3. Wrongful Death: 20%
  4. Brain Injury: 20%
  5. Admiralty & Maritime: 5%



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  • David S. Henson

    I have worked with Chris as co-counsel on a number of matters over the last 15+ years. He is a highly talented, hard working lawyer and a creative legal thinker. I highly recommend him for all South Carolina personal injury needs.


    David Henson Land Use & Zoning Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Douglas C Martinson II

    I endorse this lawyer. I have know Chris since high school and we went to law school together. So I have known him for a very long time. I have also referred a case to him in SC and he did an incredible job on the case. Chris is a excellent and diligent attorney, who works hard and cares about his client's. He also gets great results. He is the person to call in South Carolina!


    Douglas Martinson Guardianship Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

Contact info

Joye Law Firm, LLP

5861 Rivers Ave Ste 101
North Charleston, SC, 29406-6044


SCGood Standing199111/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
National ChampionUSMS2015
Top 10 in USAUSMS2014
Top 10 in USAUSMS2013
Top 10 in USAUSMS2012
Top 10 in USAUSMS2011
Top 10 in USAUSMS2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyJoye Law Firm, LLP1998 - Present
AttorneyNelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP1991 - 1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Association for JusticeMember, Leaders ForumN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Jane DoeSettled for $1.6M.
John DoeSettled for $2.1M.
Jane Doe$750,000 verdict.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Washington and Lee University School of LawN/AN/A1991