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John Leonard Wilson

John Leonard Wilson

Practice areas:

Real Estate, Probate, Business, Wills & Living Wills

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About Me

John L. Wilson, Managing Shareholder, holds a BS in Administrative Management, with Honor, from Clemson University (1978) and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of South Carolina, School of Law (1981). John concentrates his 31 year law practice in residential and commercial real estate, mediation, probate, estate planning and business law. Admitted to the SC Bar in 1981, he is admitted to the US District Court, US Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, US Tax Court and the US Supreme Court. A Certified Circuit Court Mediator, John is also a member of the Real Estate, Probate, Alternative Dispute Resolution and Corporation Sections of the SC Bar. He is a Past President of the Hilton Head Island Rotary Club as well as the Hilton Head Island Jaycees. He has been recognized as the Rotarian of the Year by the Hilton Head Island Rotary Club and the Rotarian of the Year out of 4800 Rotarians in the 78 Club District of Coastal and Midlands South Carolina. John is an honored member of Who's Who in American Law, The Association of Attorney-Mediators, Who's Who Among Executives and Professionals, Who's Who Among Outstanding Americans and Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities. John is the 2012 receipient of the Client Distinction Award from Martindale-Hubbel, earning a Client Review Rating Score of higher than 4.5 on a scale of 1-5, placing him in the top 4% of 900,000+ rated lawyers. John is married to Jackie, our office manager and they have 2 sons and 2 daughters, Tom, Kelli, Andrew and Sara. John and Jackie enjoy boating, their grandchildren and their their dog, Summer


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1981

  1. Real Estate: 40%
    34 years, 10 thousand cases
  2. Wills & Living Wills: 20%
    34 years, 800 cases
  3. Business: 20%
    34 years, 1.5 thousand cases
  4. Probate: 20%
    34 years, 1.5 thousand cases

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Contact Info

Wilson SC Law Firm, PA

3600 Main Street
Suite 100
Hilton Head Island, SC, 29926



SCGood Standing198103/07/2013

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
District Rotarian of the YearRotary International District 77702007
4 Way Test Business of the Year AwardLowcountry SC 5 Rotary Clubs2005
Rotarian of the YearHilton Head Island Rotary Club1996


Association NamePosition NameDuration
South Carolina Bar AssociationN/A1981 - Present
Hilton Head Island Bar AssociationN/A1981 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
SC Small Busines HandbookSC Small Business Handbook1991