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Monty D Desai

Workers compensation Attorney at Greenville, SC

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  • Licensed for 18 years
    State SC
    Acquired 2005
    Status
    Good Standing No misconduct found

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About Monty

Learn Monty’s areas of practice.

5
Practice areas
  1. Workers compensation
    30%
    Injuries resulting from Work accidents. Brain injuries, paralysis, etc.

    12 years

  2. Brain injury
    20%
    Brain injuries arising out of Workers Compensation and Negligence of other including Car Wrecks, etc.

    12 years

  3. Personal injury
    15%
    Serious personal injuries resulting in death, serious bodily injury, brain damage, permanent impairment, disfigurement, etc.

    12 years

  4. Wrongful death
    15%
    Death resulting from someone else's fault. There are several parties that are injured when one person dies. There is a survival action that must be explored when looking into a wrongful death claim.

    12 years

  5. Criminal defense
    10%
    Murders, Drug trafficking, DUI, Property Crimes, Traffic Violations, etc

    12 years

  6. Immigration
    10%
    Removal proceeding, Adjustment of Status, Relative petitions, etc

    12 years

IF YOU HAVE BEEN INJURED AT WORK OR IN AN ACCIDENT? CALL THE CAROLINA LAW GROUP! WE FIGHT FOR YOU!!!

Monty D. Desai came to the United States on Christmas Eve, tually made his home in Spartanburg, S.C. After high school he joined the service in order to earn money for college. Monty would go on to earn a letter of commendation as a Navy Corpsman for the Marine Corps. His carrier, the USS Normandy was the carrier responsible for firing Tomahawk Cruise Missiles on Sarajevo, Yugoslavia in 1995.

Monty held a number of jobs following his service, however his father had been a physician in India and education had always been important to the family. He continued to earn his way throughout his undergraduate career at the University of South Carolina. From there, Monty went on to attend Thomas M. Cooley Law School on full scholarship, where he earned his Juris Doctorate. It was there that he first met Nihar Patel, and the two realized they each shared a client-centered philosophy of practicing law.

Following graduation from law school, Monty served as prosecutor with Greenville County Solicitor’s Office. He also worked as a former adjunct professor in the Criminal Justice Division at Greenville Technical College.

Monty is a member of the South Carolina Trial Lawyers, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National Association of Distinguished Council, the American Association of Justice, and the American Immigration Lawyers Association; and is licensed in the Federal District Court of South Carolina. Among numerous accolades, Monty has been selected for inclusion to the South Carolina Rising Stars for 2012 and 2013; he is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum—awarded for achieving a trial verdict, award or settlement in the amount of $1 million or more; and he was named to the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 in South Carolina. In 2015 Monty was recognized by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys as ranked among the Top 10 Under 40 for excellence in the field of personal injury.

Monty is the father of two boys. In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf, swimming and tennis.

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Location

The Carolina Law Group
The Carolina Law Group
7612 Asheville Hwy
Spartanburg, SC, 29303
The Carolina Law Group
210 W. Poinsett St
Greer, SC, 29650
The Carolina Law Group
824 Meeting Street
West Columbia, SC, 29169
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Posted by Katrina Gartner | March 10, 2011
Very impressed
Monty is very nice and understanding and listens to everything you have to say and is very helpful when you feel like noone else is listening to you, he is..And is assistant Jennifer is great you couldn't ask for a better person to talk to and help you threw the problems..

Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
  • Contingency 25%-40%
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 9.9 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Assistant Solicitor
  • 13th Circuit Solicitor's Office
  • 2004 - 2007

Education

  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2004
  • University of South Carolina
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2001

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Esuary v/s Whitmire
  • $1.5 million dollars settlement
  • Confidential
  • $700,000.00 settlement
  • Confidential
  • $1.7 Million dollars settlement

Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • Greenville Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • National Lawyers Guild
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • Hindi
  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Marathi
  • Punjabi
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Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2015
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2013
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Million Dollar Advocate
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • 2009
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Publications

  • La Nacion Hispana
  • ALIVIO PARA LOS "DREAMERS"
  • 2012

Speaking Engagements

  • Legal Lessons: A Series for the Public
  • WORKER'S COMPENSATION
  • 2012
  • Legal Lessons: A Series for the Public
  • WORKER'S COMPENSATION
  • 2011

Attorney endorsements

Received (14)
Given (13)
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Workers compensation Attorney | Mar 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Workers compensation Attorney | Mar 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Monty has years of experience, and the firm has procedures in place to make sure clients feel cared for."
Personal injury Attorney | Jul 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. He is both experienced and aggressive and gets very good results."
Personal injury Attorney | Mar 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. HE is an exceptional and caring attorney whom I highly recommend."
Personal injury Attorney | Nov 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Monty is a premier personal injury lawyer in the Upstate. He fights hard for his clients and is not afraid to take a case to trial."
Personal injury Attorney | Aug 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"A true professional. Incredibly knowledgeable, and result driven. Highly recommended. I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Mar 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer for his practice in personal injury law!"
Criminal defense Attorney | Nov 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Workers compensation Attorney | Jan 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Monty does a great job for his clients! I highly recommend him."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Monty. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. He works very hard on behalf of his clients and handles difficult cases in a professional manner."
Personal injury Attorney | Aug 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I recommend Monty's services as a personal injury attorney. He is well experienced and is a hard working advocate for his clients."
Workers compensation Attorney | Aug 21
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Monty is a very good lawyer. Always puts his clients first and fights hard for benefits for them."
Workers compensation Attorney | Jun 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Monty Desai is an extremely hard working and knowledgeable attorney. His work in the area of workers compensation is very well known in Upstate South Carolina and the team that he has assembled at the Carolina Law Group are top notch. He is easy to work with and knows the answers when the tough questions are asked. I highly recommend Monty Desai."
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