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Posted by James, a Maritime client, Flag
Mr. Bowen and I have worked on numerous maritime cases over the years. We have had cases in Florida and Mississippi and at all times I found him competent, skillful and knowledgeable. I have no doubt that if a maritime matter arose in South Carolina I would either associate with Mr. Bowen or refer it to him directly.
Posted by Robert, a Construction client, Flag
First and foremost John Bowen has always had knowledgeable advice as to how to proceed in any situation. He has handled a contract dispute and a construction situation for me successfully. His follow through is right on time. I never need to worry that my litigation is being attended to. And in addition he is a sincere and honest fine man.
Posted by Paul, a Administrative Law client, Flag
I never had the need for an attorney until I retired in 2006 and planned a move to South Carolina. At that time needing legal help I contacted a friend who recommended Mr. John Bowen. John has acted as my attorney and counseled me on several personal matters since 2006. John has an amazing grasp of the law and is intimately involved in the details of every case. He is also a very practical person who understand human nature and how best to resolve an issue. He is able to see thru the chaff and attack the root of the problem. John is a very courteous person who treats everyone with the utmost of respect but that persona belies a steely resolve. It is only due to John’s intellect and tenacity that my legal problems were successfully resolved. I strongly recommend Mr. Bowen to anyone desiring a very accomplished attorney.
Posted by a Wrongful Termination client, Flag
Mr. Bowen is currently handling a case for me and several others re: employment termination. He is very responsive, aggressive, diplomatic, informed and professional. I believe he wants a wrong to be acknowledged and righted. He is complimented by a very supportive staff. I have nothing but confidence in him.
Posted by Paul, a Foreclosure client, Flag
As president of a non-profit SC Horizontal Property Regime for dock slips, over the past 3 years I have turned to Mr. Bowen to resolve 3 foreclosure situations (2 handled directly by our regime versus a bank). Other work included a drawn out rules violation case and successful resolution including a large legal fee reimbursement for this. A recent minor rules action was successfully and expeditiously handled by Mr. Bowen. We recently made Mr. Bowen our SC Registered Agent.
Posted by Elizabeth, a Fraud client, Flag
We met Mr. Bowen in December of 2006 under extreme and infuriating circumstances. My husband's sister at 87 years of age had her house and financial ability to sustain her living in the position her late husband left her taken away by unscrupulous relatives and their attorney. Mr. Bowen took this case and lived it 24 hours a day for over one and a half years with us until he achieved a complete restoration of all assets in a very complicated case. We have known a number of attorneys over the years but never someone so determined and knowledgeable using every ability that this man gained over the years to help a family in distress.
We are not only grateful to him but if asked we would advise anyone if they had a need of a great attorney call Mr. John R.C. Bowen.
Posted by Paul, a Personal Injury client, Flag
Mr. Bowen has represented me on several personal and business issues over the past 15 years. I have watched Mr. Bowen not only represent me but other people and the one thing that sticks out is John will Always treat Every case like it is his Only case putting the needs of his clients First. John is the only "Attorney With a Conscience" that I have ever dealt with and would Highly recommend his firm the next time you need professional advice or help. If Mr. Bowen doesn't think he can help you better than anyone else he will refer you to someone that can...Period. Do not expect that from most firms. John Bowen is a highly respected and well know attorney who seems to "know everyone"...
John has represented me in Business Law, Maritime Law, Real Estate, Personal Injury, Licensing, and Disputes.
Posted by Mark, a Employment client, Flag
Mr. Bowen has been one of the most professional and informative individuals that I've ever had the chance to work with. I feel blessed that he has my case.
Posted by Jack, a Litigation client, Flag
I have known John Bowen for many years as a fellow member of the bar but never got to really know his ability as a lawyer until he was my lawyer in a case of first impression in S.C. As a plaintiff we were in litigation for over ten years beginning with mediation through the circuit court, appellate court & ultimately to the S. C. Supreme Court. I cannot say enough to express how good he was in his knowledge of the law, his ability in manuevering through the various levels of the court system & his knowledge of the various tools we had available to adequately present my case. He was truly devoted to my case, kept me informed & was always available to discuss potential decisions we had to make to advance my case to it's successful conclusion. I would highly recommend John & his partner Drew Laughlin to anybody needing high quality litigation skills.
Posted by Clifford, a Contracts client, Flag
I have known John Bowen for years and he has proven over and over his ability, his efforts, his fairness, his responsiveness, his resourcefulness, and his professional ethics. I would highly recommend John R. C. Bowen to anyone seeking quality, experience, and a defender of their legal rights. It has been my experience that John is a true legal professional and a gentleman. His service was excellent.
Posted by Robert, Flag
I have had the opportunity to work with Mr. Bowen on a professional level and am extremely impressed with his abilities as a litigator. His preparation and skills as a litigator are of the highest caliber.
Posted by Elbert, a Child Custody client, Flag
Handled two cases of accidents for me, and did the first ever case of adoption of a grand child, also worked for me in a case against my sisters after my mother died to see that I was not wronged
Posted by Thomas J. Haidon, a Sexual Harassment client, Flag
John was very knowledgeable and proactive. I was more than happy with him and his staff. Always told us up front the truth and what we could expect. I must say that he was among one of the best Attorneys I have ever used and will use him for all my legal needs. He made our experience less stressfull and easy to live with during a very challenging time. I highly recommend him and his firm.
Posted by a Lawsuits & Disputes client, Flag
Mr. Bowen represented me when a non-family individual contested my mother's will upon her death. The estate included a house in reverse mortgage and required that we move as efficiently as possible to prevent delay and foreclosure upon the house. The situation was complicated and delicate. Mr. Bowen worked with me long-distance for several months, keeping in contact via phone and internet, sometimes on a daily basis. He presented my options throughout the process as the situation continued to unfold and present new challenges. Mr. Bowen listened attentively as I expressed my frustrations. He advised me in an open and cautious manner, not rushing to judgement. Not only did Mr. Bowen represent me relating to the will in question, but he also represented me when foreclosure papers were served in error and required considerable communication with the lending bank. In every situation, Mr. Bowen was professional, courteous, patient, and persistent. The opposing attorney prolonged the process as long as possible, but we were finally able to settle out of court and sell the house with only a few days to spare. I should add that in the end I traveled to Hilton Head to prepare for court with Mr. Bowen. During these final days of the case, he put himself fully at my disposal, informed me of all of my options, and mediated a meeting between me and the other contestant. This was an emotionally charged case, and I will be forever grateful to Mr. Bowen for his wise and compassionate counsel.
Posted by Ursula, a Administrative Law client, Flag
He walks on water! His nickname is "bulldog" , he prevails for his clients.
Acts like a Southern Gentleman, I am so "high" on John that I have sent him friends with cases, and they remained friends.. and grateful . OK, so I do have a bias, but he is a winner, and I send everybody that asks to John and always received flowers and thank-you notes at the end.
I know John since about 25 years, and still adore his professionalism.