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Michael Sartip has been in private practice since 1991. He has extensive experience in handling collections, and his practice also includes general corporate, leases and commercial real estate, foreclosures, and construction law.

Mr. Sartip has the highest available peer view rating from Martindale Hubbell.  An AV® rating is a significant accomplishment - a testament to the fact that lawyer's peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence. A lawyer must be admitted to the bar for 10 years or more to receive an AV rating.  For more information, please view the Martindale Hubbell website at or you may find explanation of the ratings at the following link:
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Practice areas


  1. Debt Collection: 70%
  2. Litigation: 10%
  3. Corporate & Incorporation: 10%
  4. Business: 10%


Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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  • Dean N. Mureddu

    Mike is an excellent lawyer in his field of practice. I would highly recommend his services.


    Dean Mureddu DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Russell Warren Mace III

    Having practiced in a variety of States over the years, I have known many attorneys with expertise in the health care industry. Michael, sets himself apart by being more knowledgable than any attorney I have encountered in this industry. This, coupled, with his sincere efforts to help clients and other attorneys has established him as a premier attorney in South Carolina. I would not hesitate to recommend anyone to Michael.


    Russell Mace Wrongful Death Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

P. O. Box 808
Myrtle Beach, SC, 29578


GAActive Member in Good Standing 200311/07/2015
SCGood Standing199111/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Recognition and Appreciation of ServiceSupreme Court of South Carolina2010
Service to Mankind AwardCoastal Carolina Sertoma Club2006
AV RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerNewby Sartip Masel & Casper1994 - Present
AssociateJeffcoat and Asoociates1991 - 1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Retail Collection AttorneysMember2007 - Present
South Carolina BarMEMBER1991 - Present
Ethics Advisory CommitteememberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
City of Myrtle Beach vs. Grand Strand Regional Medical CenterN/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
South Carolina Lawyer magazineBE A CONFIDENT COLLECTION LAWYER2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Wake Forest University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
Wake Forest UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1987
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
SCHFMA Annual ConferenceImpact of Consumer Law on Collection Practices2009
MGMA Education Seminar"Overview of Collections Law",2009