Michael J. Jordan joined the Steinberg Law Firm in 2006. Michael grew up in Columbia then attended college at the University of South Carolina where he earned his B.A. Degree. He received his law degree from the Florida Coastal School of Law. Immediately after graduating from law school, Michael joined The Steinberg Law Firm.
Michael was drawn to the Steinberg Law Firm because of its long history, dedication to helping injured workers and strong reputation in personal injury trials. He especially recognized the importance of the firm’s reputation for delivering proven results for the injured people of South Carolina.
For three years in a row, he has been listed in Best Lawyers in America for 2016, 2017 and 2018. He was selected as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in 2014.
Michael volunteers his time within the greater Charleston community. His dedication to volunteering began while in law school, where Jordan volunteered his services in a legal aid clinic. The work in the legal aid clinic helped him appreciate every citizen’s right to a fair hearing. He has continued this service to the community by devoting time to Lowcountry AIDS Services in Charleston. Michael volunteers with other non-profit organizations, including Kids Chance of South Carolina.
Michael is a past President of the Berkeley County Bar Association. He was named to the Executive Committee of the SC Injured Workers Advocates. He is also a member of the South Carolina Bar, Charleston County Bar Association, Berkeley County Bar Association, South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association and South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division. His trial work has been featured in SC Lawyers Weekly newspaper.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers||2014|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2013|
|Top 40 Under 40||National Trial Lawyers||2013|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2012|
|Top 40 Under 40||National Trial Lawyers||2012|
|Client Distinction Award||Martindale-Hubbell||2012|
|Attorney||Steinberg Law Firm, LLP||2006 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Berkeley County Bar Association||Vice President||2013 - Present|
|South Carolina Bar||Member||2006 - Present|
|Charleston County Bar Association||Member||2006 - Present|
|South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2006 - Present|
|South Carolina Injured Workers Advocates||Member||2006 - Present|
|South Carolina Lawyers Weekly||First Time's the Charm (Charleston Lawyer Bags $1.9M auto tort verdict in his first circuit court trial)||2010|
|Florida Coastal School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2006|
|University of South Carolina||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2001|
|Current Issues in Workers’ Compensation Practice in S.C.||Mediation||2013|
|Advanced Workers Compensation Seminar||Workers Compensation Case Law In South Carolina||2012|
|Kenneth Crites v. Pedro Rosendo||$1,900,000.00 verdict|
|Lindberg v. Creel||$1,758,223.86 - Non-Jury Order|
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