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Alexander Stephens Hogsette

Trucking accident Attorney at Florence, SC

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Practice areas
  1. Trucking accident
    19%
    Wrecks involving 18-wheelers or commercial vehicles should only be handled by attorneys that have the experience, experts, resources and staff necessary to litigate these types of cases. They are not car accidents.

    6 years, 8 cases

  2. Brain injury
    12%
    Injuries to the the brain often require physical therapy, rehab, and even surgery. Brain injuries can lead to memory loss, neurologic deficits, and even personality changes. These are difficult claims and often involve a team of medical experts.

    10 years, 20 cases

  3. Car accident
    12%
    Car accidents are the most common type of personal injury claims. However, ever car accident is different. Insurance laws can be tough to navigate and insurance companies do not have your best interest at heart.

    10 years, 800 cases

  4. Spinal cord injury
    12%
    Injuries to the spinal cord often require physical therapy, injections, and even surgery. Not only can these injuries cause paralysis but they also can cause loss of strength, numbness to hands and feet, and other neurologic symptoms.

    10 years, 100 cases

  5. Wrongful death
    12%
    Wrongful Death and Survival claims are tragic events that shatter the world of the surviving family members. It is important that you select an attorney that will pursue all available forms of recovery while guiding your family with compassion.

    10 years, 100 cases

  6. Personal injury
    10%
    I exclusively handle cases involving catastrophic personal injuries. This field includes: wrecks with 18-wheelers, Commercial Vehicles, Cars and Motorcycles; Wrongful Death claims; injuries to brain for spinal cord; and Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse.

    10 years, 1,500 cases

  7. Nursing home abuse and neglect
    8%
    The decision to move a family member into a nursing home is a difficult decision. You carefully selected a facility that promised to care for your loved one. Violations of that promise should be thoroughly examined to see if you have a claim.

    10 years, 12 cases

  8. Animal and dog bites
    5%
    South Carolina does not have a "one bite" get out of trouble free law. Dog owners are strictly liable for bites/attacks unless the animal was provoked. You attorney needs have experience in this area to know the value of your claim.

    8 years, 5 cases

  9. Motorcycle accident
    5%
    Motorcycle accidents are not common but often result in catastrophic damages. Insurance laws can be tough to navigate and insurance companies do not have your best interest at heart.

    10 years, 10 cases

  10. Slip and fall accident
    5%
    Businesses owe a duty to customers under South Carolina law. Often the victim in a slip and fall accident feels embarrassed and guilty, but rarely is that justified.

    10 years, 50 cases

Alexander “Alec” Hogsette serves clients in personal injury matters such as car accidents, tractor-trailer collisions, premises liability, workers compensation, and nursing home neglect/abuse. His practice is focused on helping the injured to get the recovery they deserve. No matter the opposition, Alec is a skilled trial lawyer and his approach to each client is the same—to build the strongest case for trial. He is compassionate and understands that his clients have often experienced a life-changing accident and need an attorney to support them through a difficult time. He prides himself on establishing a personal relationship with his clients and counsels them through each step of their claim.

Prior to law school, Alexander attended The University of the South; Sewanee where he served as the captain of the swim team, earned multiple all-conference honors, was recognized as the best senior athlete with the Bishop Juhan Award, and was a conference champion in the 100 Backstroke. While at Sewanee, Alexander was also a member of The Order of the Gownsmen and The Red Ribbon Society. After graduating, he attended the Charleston School of Law.

During law school, Alexander interned with The Honorable Patrick Duffy at the United States District Court and The Honorable Irvin Condon at the South Carolina Probate Court, served as the Vice-President of the Trial Advocacy Board and Vice-President of the Sports and Entertainment Law Society, and was a member of the Dean’s list and Maritime Law Bulletin. Alexander was an active participant in the Trial Advocacy Board and competed in mock trials throughout the southeast. He spent his summers clerking for litigation teams with several firms in Charleston, South Carolina. Additionally, Alexander was recognized at graduation for the number of hours he dedicated during law school to pro bono work. 

After graduating law school, Alexander served as a judicial clerk for The Honorable Michael G. Nettles, Resident Judge for South Carolina’s Twelfth Judicial Circuit. As a law clerk, he was responsible for researching complex legal issues, drafting judicial opinions, and assisting Judge Nettles with trial preparation.

As an attorney, his background and work ethic have allowed him to develop a strong understanding of how competent and diligent representation can provide his clients assurance their needs are satisfied. He is a dedicated litigator who can obtain the results his clients want.

Alec is an active member in for the South Carolina Bar on both a state and local level. Since 2016, he has served as an ambassador to the South Carolina Bar Foundation, an organization that promotes justice for all by funding legal access programs and education. Currently, he is also the 12th judicial circuit representative for the Young Lawyers Division of the South Carolina Bar, the Secretary of the Florence County Bar Association, and an executive board member for the Florence Symphony Orchestra. Additionally, he has led seminars for lawyers and the community in our state capital and at Florence-Darlington Technical College. In Alec’s free time he likes to spend time with his wife (a Florence native), Ashley Hogsette and son Whit (2).

Licensed for 9 years
State SC
Status Good Standing
Acquired 2013
Updated 01/22/2023

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

Contact Alexander

Hatfield Temple LLP
PO Box 1770
170 Courthouse Square
Florence, SC, 29503
Hatfield Temple Law
202 Elm Street
Suite 102
Conway, SC, 29526
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Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Hatfield Temple Law, LLC
  • 2020 - Present
  • Associate
  • Turner Padget Graham & Laney, PA
  • 2016 - 2020
  • Associate
  • Willcox, Buyck & Williams, P.A.
  • 2014 - 2016

Education

  • Charleston School of Law
  • 2013
  • University of the South
  • B.A.
  • 2008

Associations

  • Florence Symphony Orchestra Board
  • Executive Board Member
  • 2016 - Present
  • S.C. Bar Foundation
  • Ambassador
  • 2014 - Present
  • Florence County Bar Association
  • Executive Board Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • South Carolina Bar
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • American Bar Foundation
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • South Carolina Bar: Young Lawyer Division
  • Circuit Representative
  • 2013 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Star of The Quarter
  • South Carolina Bar, Young Lawyers Division
  • 2021
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • National Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2020

Speaking Engagements

  • Law for Non-Lawyers
  • Introduction into South Carolina legal system
  • 2020
  • General Litigation CLE for South Carolina Lawyers
  • Motions for Summary Judgment in Civil Litigation
  • 2020

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Litigation Attorney | Oct 31
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"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Hogsette is a smart litigator who represents his clients' interests with skill and enthusiasm."
Personal injury

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Florence Trucking accident Lawyer Alexander Stephens Hogsette
Alexander Stephens Hogsette
Trucking accident Attorney
Florence, SC
Licensed for 9 years