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Richard V. Davis

also known as Ric Davis, Rick Davis

About me

Trial advocate on behalf of injury victims. Litigation experience in courts and administrative tribunals throughout South Carolina. Extensive work before the SC Workers Compensation Commission and Office of Hearings and Appeals, Social Security Administration.

Partner in the law firm of Christian & Davis (1988 to present); Associate (1984-1988). Currently licensed to practice in the State and Federal Courts for the state of South Carolina and the United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit. Martindale Hubbell Rating: AV.


  • SC Workers Compensation Education Association, President (2011 - 2012), Vice President (2009-2010), Board of Directors Member (2006-2015), Annual Educational Seminar Chairman, Medical Seminar Co-Chairman

  • Injured Workers Advocates , Member of Executive Committee and Board of Directors 2015- Present

  • South Carolina State Ethics Commission, Commissioner, 1995 - 1998; Chairman 1998-2001. 

  • Brain Injury Alliance of South Carolina, Member, Board of Directors, 1999 - 2006

  • Greenville Technical College, Paralegal Studies, Member, Advisory Board, 2005 - Present

  • SC Association for Justice, Chairman, Workers Compensation Section

  • Greenville County Election Commission, Member, 1986 - 1995

  • South Carolina Administrative and Regulatory Law Association, Member, Board of Directors, Legislative and Nominating Committees, 2001 - 2003

  • South Carolina Bar Association, 1984 - Present

  • South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association, Sustaining Member, 2014 - Present


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Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 25%
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
  3. Defective and Dangerous Products: 20%
  4. Litigation: 20%
  5. Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect: 15%



Contingent (33-40%), Free consultation (30 minutes)

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  • Steve Wayne Sumner

    I endorse Richard Davis without reservation. He has been practicing law for a long time and his knowledge and experience are a great asset to anyone who might need his services. Sometimes the people he is charged with helping cannot help themselves and that's when his integrity and kindness really shine through. Richard is an attorney I would hire myself.


    Steve Sumner DUI & DWI Attorney
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Contact info

Christian & Davis, LLC

1007 E. Washington Street
Greenville, SC, 29601


SCGood Standing198403/07/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
Top 100Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group2014
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2014
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2007
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2006
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerChristian & Davis1984 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Injured Workers' AdvocatesBoard Member2015 - Present
SC Workers Compensation Education AssociationPresident2012 - 2014
South Carolina Association for JusticeCommittee Chair2012 - 2013
South Carolina Workers' Compensation Educational AssociationBoard Member2008 - 2015
American Bar AssociationMember1985 - Present
American Association for JusticeAdvocate1985 - Present
South Carolina Bar AssociationMember1984 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Lorman Education InstituteReturn to Work Issues and Workers' Compensation2002
Lorman Education InstituteAdvanced Workers' Compensation2002
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of South Carolina School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
Clemson UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1981
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Lorman Education InstituteAdvanced Workers' Compensation2002
Lorman Education InstituteReturn to Work Issues and Workers' Compensation2002
South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Governors, Fall RetreatEthics in Governmental Relations and Lobbying2001
South Carolina BarEthics in Government2000