With 25 years of experience in handling personal injury cases, Jeff Gerardi is committed to protecting the rights of his clients. Mr. Gerardi also has a devotion to the Lowcountry, having graduated from Bishop England High School in Charleston in 1988. He then attended the University of Colorado-Boulder, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in English in 1991, before receiving his law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1994.
Mr. Gerardi began his legal career at Joye Law Firm, working alongside Mark Joye, Ken Harrell, and founding member Reese Joye from 1994 until 2000, at which time he left to open his own practice. Mr. Gerardi ran his own practice for twelve years, specializing in personal injury litigation. In his twenty plus years of practice, Mr. Gerardi has tried dozens of cases to verdict on behalf of his clients, and has also served as an appointed circuit court judge for the last twelve years. He has published several articles in the South Carolina Bar Journal, most recently an article on the Summary Jury Trial Process.
Jeff and his wife Tara are passionate Boston terrier owners, and their current dogs are Reggie, Penny and Roxie. Their love of animals has led both of them to be active with the Charleston Animal Society. Jeff is also a huge sports fan, especially when it comes to the Colorado Buffaloes and the New York Yankees.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2019|
|Founder||Gerardi Law Firm||2000 - 2012|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|South Carolina Association for Justice||Member||1995 - Present|
|South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association||Member||1995 - Present|
|American Trial Lawyers Association||Member||1995 - Present|
|South Carolina Bar||Member||1994 - Present|
|James L. Petigru Inn of Court||Fast Track Litigation||2014|
|South Carolina Lawyer magazine||Why I Love Summary Jury Trials||2009|
|University of South Carolina School of Law||N/A||1994|
|SCDTAA Trial Academy||Closing Arguments for the Plaintiff||2019|
|Fast Track Litigation in SOuth Carolina||Fast Track Litigation||2014|
|Plaintiff's Trial Law From Start To Finish||Civil Litigation||2009|
|Marilynne Gear v. John Utrera Garcia||Jury Verdict $293,215 Actual Damages, $5,000 punitive damages|
|William Van Dorn v. Jose Lopez-Mendez and Nicole Zimmerman||$22,975.37 Actual Damages, $9,000 in PUnitive Damages|
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