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Attorney Monty Desai, of the Carolina Law Group LLC, represents clients in wrongful death, workers' compensation, serious personal injuries, family law and immigration cases. Because of his success in litigating cases for his clients he was honored with a membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a prestigious group of trial lawyers who have won million-dollar verdicts. Mr. Desai has his office in Greenville and serves all of South Carolina.

Mr. Desai graduated with his law degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School and was admitted into the South Carolina Bar in 2005. He is a former prosecutor with Greenville County Solicitor's office, and also was a shareholder with a very prominent plaintiff's firm in Greenville County. Mr. Desai is also a former adjunct professor in the Criminal Justice Division at Greenville Technical Colleg


Languages spoken: Hindi, English, Gujarati, Marathi, Punjabi

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Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 30%
    4 years
  2. Brain Injury: 20%
    4 years
  3. Wrongful Death: 15%
    4 years
  4. Personal Injury: 15%
    4 years
  5. Other: 20%
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Contingent (25-40%), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • John M Mussetto

    Monty is a premier personal injury lawyer in the Upstate. He fights hard for his clients and is not afraid to take a case to trial.


    John Mussetto Criminal Defense Attorney
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  • Gordon Thomas Nicol

    A true professional. Incredibly knowledgeable, and result driven. Highly recommended. I endorse this lawyer.


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Contact info

The Carolina Law Group

910 E. Washington street
Greenville, SC, 29601


SCGood Standing200503/07/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Assistant Solicitor13th Circuit Solicitor's Office2004 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
South Carolina Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Greenville Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
South Carolina Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2007 - Present
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2007 - Present
South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2007 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2007 - Present
National Lawyers GuildMember2007 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2007 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Esuary v/s Whitmire$1.5 million dollars settlement
Confidential$700,000.00 settlement
Confidential$1.7 Million dollars settlement
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Publication nameTitleDate
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
University of South CarolinaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts2001
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Legal Lessons: A Series for the PublicWORKER'S COMPENSATION2012
Legal Lessons: A Series for the PublicWORKER'S COMPENSATION2011