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Thank you for taking the time to visit my Avvo profile. More complete information concerning my background and qualifications to represent you is contained on my website: www.North If you would like to discuss your case personally with me, please feel free to call: 843 225-3582. Please always keep  in mind that results acheived on behalf of a client in one matter does not necessarily indicate similar results can be obtained for other clients.


Languages spoken: Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Maritime: 60%
    37 years, 1.5 thousand cases
  2. Personal Injury: 40%
    37 years, 2.5 thousand cases



Contingent (33%), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

13 total 

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  • Samuel Richard Clawson Jr.

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known and worked with Paul professionally for several years. He is a respected member of the bar and is held in high esteem by his colleagues. I believe him to be a competent, knowledgeable and professional attorney who maintains the highest ethical standards and works tirelessly for his clients. I would not hesitate to refer a maritime or admiralty matter to him.


    Samuel Clawson Admiralty and maritime Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Susan Corner Rosen

    I endorse this lawyer. Paul is a great lawyer and really cares about his clients. He is smart, thorough, and does a great job!


    Susan Rosen Medical malpractice Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

E. Paul Gibson, P.C.

Po Box 40997
Charleston, SC, 294230997


FLMember in Good Standing198106/19/2016
SCGood Standing198007/03/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Fellow, American Collge of Trial LawyerAmerican College of Trial Lawyers2012
100 Best Trial Lawyers in South CarolinaAmerican Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA)2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Super Lawyer Personal injurySouth Carolina Super Lawyers2010
Named Personal Injury SC SuperlawyerSuperLawyer2005
Board Certified in Civil Trial AdvocacyNational Board of Trial Advocacy1997
ProctorMaritime Law Association of the United States1995
William P Cunningham Award for Exceptional ServiceUniversity of Maryland School of Law1979
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalE. Paul Gibson, P.C.2013 - Present
PartnerRiesen Law Firm LLP1983 - 2012
N/AUnited States Navy Judge Advocate General's Corps1979 - 1983
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Board of Legal Specialty CertificationPresident2011 - Present
American Board of Trial Advocates (Charleston chapter)President2005 - 2006
South Carolina Trial Lawyers AssociationPresident1997 - 1998
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Lincoln v. Recksten ManagementGrant of summary judgment reversed by 4th Circuit
Meyer v. Piggly Wiggly No.24Grant of summary judgment reversed
Complete List of Reported CasesReported cases
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Publication nameTitleDate
see my website for complete listsee my website for a complete list2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Tulane University Law SchoolN/AOther - Masters1983
University of Maryland School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1979
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
see my websiteFrequent speaker on admiralty,longshore and personal injury related topics2011