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Joel Steve Hughes

Personal injury Attorney at Columbia, SC

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After graduating USC Law School in 2005, Joel clerked for the Honorable J. Ernest Kinard, Jr. in the Fifth Judicial Circuit of South Carolina. From 2006 on, Joel practiced at two small insurance defense firms, where he primarily represented governmental agencies in various state and federal claims. In September of 2020, Joel joined the Law Office of Kenneth Berger, LLC where he represents citizens who have been injured or harmed by corporations or government actors. 

Joel enjoys the challenges that litigation presents but strives to maintain a level of professionalism and courtesy with his fellow lawyers, judges, clients and legal staff.

Joel is also a certified mediator in civil court in South Carolina. He would welcome the opportunity to assist parties in the resolution of their disputes.

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Licensed for 17 years
State SC
Status Good Standing
Acquired 2005
Updated 03/21/2023

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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5205 Forest Drive
Suite 2
Columbia, SC, 29206


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  • Free Consultation 120 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 8.6 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Law Office of Kenneth E. Berger, LLC
  • 2020 - Present
  • Partner
  • Lindemann Davis & Hughes, PA
  • 2018 - 2020
  • Attorney
  • Davidson & Lindemann, PA
  • 2006 - 2017
  • Clerk
  • Judge Ernest Kinard
  • 2005 - 2006
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  • University of South Carolina School of Law
  • 2005
  • Wofford College
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • 2002


  • South Carolina Association of Justice
  • 2020 - Present
  • Richland County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • South Carolina Bar
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star 2017-2020
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2020
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • N/A

Attorney endorsements

Received (4)
Given (2)
Endorse Joel
Personal injury Attorney | Nov 04
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Joel is a great lawyer and really cares about his clients. I would highly recommend him to anyone who has been injured and needs help!"
Litigation Attorney | Oct 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Joel Hughes is one of the best lawyers in our state. I would recommend Mr. Hughes, without any hesitation, to my close family and friends. He is an excellent trial attorney and has the kindness and compassion that you need during difficult times. I strongly recommend Joel Hughes!"
Litigation Attorney | Oct 06
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Joel is a fierce litigator who practices law with integrity and a high degree of moral rectitude. He's an upstanding member of the Bar and community, and I'm proud to call him a friend."
Personal injury Attorney | Oct 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Joel is a great attorney who works hard for his clients."
Personal injury
Car accident

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Columbia Personal injury Lawyer Joel Steve Hughes
Joel Steve Hughes
Personal injury Attorney
Columbia, SC
Licensed for 17 years
Free Consultation