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Reese McGregor Stidham IV

Reese McGregor Stidham IV

also known as Reese, Stidham

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Reese M. Stidham, IV is an associate at Howell and Christmas, LLC and concentrates his practice in criminal defense, worker’s compensation and personal injury law. He received his J.D. degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law, where he served on the Southeastern Environmental Law Journal, in 2006 and his B.A. degree from Hampden-Sydney College in 2001. He is a former law clerk to the Honorable Doyet A. Early III, Circuit Court Judge. He began his practice serving the people of Charleston County as an Assistant Public Defender, defending juvenile clients in Family Court. He then spent four years as a General Sessions Public Defender representing over one thousand clients. He gained experience in and out of the court room with all types of criminal cases, from minor drug offenses to the most serious felony cases including criminal sexual conduct, armed robbery and murder. He is a member of the Charleston County and South Carolina Bar Associations, the South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers as well as a member of the Injured Worker’s Advocates. He has trained at the National Criminal Defense College Trial Practice Institute in Macon GA, has been trained in National Highway Traffic Safety Administration DWI detection and standardized field sobriety testing and is a member of the National College of DUI Defense. 


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Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 50%
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%
  3. Car Accidents: 10%
  4. Personal Injury: 10%
  5. Wrongful Death: 5%



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Payment types:

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Attorney endorsements

6 total 

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  • Robert F. Goings

    Reese is a GREAT guy and a wonderful lawyer. I cannot endorse Reese enough!


    Robert Goings Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

  • R Mark Davis

    Reese is competent, knowledgeable, and always prepared. He is a zealous advocate for his clients and in my observation, treats them with upmost respect (unlike some attorneys). Reese garners the respect of other lawyers, clients and the courts.


    R Davis Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

250 Mathis Ferry Rd. Suite 102
Mt. Pleasant, SC, 29464


SCGood Standing200611/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Child Advocacy AwardLowcountry Helmets for Kids2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Assistant Public Defender9th Circuit Public Defender2007 - 2011
Law Clerk2nd Judicial Circuit2006 - 2007
Law ClerkLaw Office of Jonathan Harvey2004 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
Continuing Education CommitteeInjured Workers Advocates2014 - Present
Think First South CarolinaBoard Member2014 - Present
Injured Workers' AdvocatesChairman Public Relations Committee2014 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseMember2013 - Present
Lowcountry Helmets For KidsChairman2012 - Present
Howell and Christmas Advisory BoardChairman2012 - Present
United States District Court for South CarolinaAdmitted to Practice2012 - Present
Injured Workers' AdvocatesBoard Member2012 - Present
South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2009 - Present
Charleston County Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
South Carolina Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Workers Compensation Settlement Award for Injured Product Specialist Department Manager.Obtained a settlement award of $361,723.30
Possession of Cocaine BaseNot Guilty verdict after trial
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Publication nameTitleDate
Southeastern Environmental Law Journal Vol.13 No. 1Member Editor for SELJ2004
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
National Criminal Defense CollegeN/ATrial Practice Institute2011
University of South Carolina School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
Hampden-Sydney CollegeHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts2001
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Down Syndrome Association of the LowcountryBicycle Helmet Safety2013