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Ronald Brian Cox

also known as Ron Cox

About me

Ron Cox is a Columbia trial lawyer who focuses on the handling of personal injury and wrongful death cases, including those related to defective products, trucking accidents, prescription drugs, medical malpractice, and automobile collisions. Ron also handles other complex litigation, including class action cases and business litigation.


Columbia injury attorney Ron Cox grew up in Aiken, South Carolina, and he brings small town values to his law practice. If he represents you, he will get to know you personally, give you advice that you can trust, treat you with respect, and keep you informed about the progress of your case. In short he will treat you the way he would want to be treated and will give your case his very best effort.


Practice areas


  1. Car Accident: 30%
    4 years
  2. Medical Malpractice: 30%
  3. Wrongful Death: 20%
    4 years
  4. Trucking Accident: 10%
    4 years
  5. Class Action: 10%
    4 years



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  • Michael Joseph Polk

    I have known Ron since law school. I enjoy working with him. In addition to his wealth of knowledge, he is always extremely well prepared and diligent. He has my highest recommendation.


    Michael Polk Probate Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Joseph E. Thoensen

    I have known Ron for nearly 10 years as both a co-worker and a colleague. He is competent, experienced, diligent and trustworthy. I would not hesitate to recommend Ron and his firm to anyone seeking legal representation or to other attorneys who may be looking to refer a case or associate a skilled attorney on a matter.


    Joseph Thoensen Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Proffitt & Cox, LLP

140 Wildewood Park Drive.
Suite A
Columbia, SC, 29223


SCGood Standing199603/07/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerProffitt & Cox, LLP2009 - Present
Special CounselNexsen Pruet LLC2008 - 2009
PartnerBowers Orr LLP1999 - 2008
AssociateLourie & Safran1996 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
Richland County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
South Carolina Bar AssociationMemberN/A
South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys' AssociationMemberN/A
South Carolina Bar, Practice and Procedure CommitteeChair2010 - 2012
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Multi Fatality Trucking AccidentSettled in excess of $10,000,000
Class action against factorySettled in excess of $3,000,000
Medical Malpractice claimSettled for $3,000,000
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of South Carolina School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
University of South CarolinaBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Tort Law UpdateNuisance Law2007