At the McCormick Law Firm, we specialize in bringing exceptional personalized service to our clients. We take only a limited number of cases to ensure that we are able to give each case the attention that it deserves.
One of the major complaints about attorneys is their clients not being able to get in touch with them when they are needed. At the McCormick Law Firm, attorneys are usually accessible on your first call to the office. In extenuating circumstances, calls are returned on the same business Day. We are also generally accessible on weekends.
The McCormick law firm has combined experience of over 50 years and has a proven track record of success. We use that experience to help you down a path to the results you need.
Mr. McCormick was born and bred in the Lowcountry of South Carolina. He graduated from the College of Charleston with a double major in business and economics and a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of South Carolina in 1993. After law school, Mr. McCormick served as an Assistant Solicitor for the 14th Judicial Circuit which comprises the counties of Beaufort, Jasper, Colleton, Hampton and Allendale. During his tenure at the Solicitor's office, Mr. McCormick was appointed by U.S. Attorney, Pete Strom, as Special Prosecutor for the U.S. Attorney's Violent Crime Task Force. As and Assistant Solicitor, he tried in excess of one hundred criminal cases to verdict.
In 1996, Mr. McCormick accepted a position with the insurance defense firm of Griffith and Sadler. At Griffith and Sadler, Mr. McCormick honed his skills in civil law trying in excess of fifty cases many of which were multiple day trials.
In the year 2000, Mr. McCormick formed the McCormick Law Firm specializing in all forms of litigation. There he has taken the skills he learned in both criminal and civil litigation to the next level.
Mr. McCormick is a certified Circuit Court Mediator and has presided over Fast Track Jury Trials in Beaufort and Jasper Counties. In 2017, he was named by the Beaufort Gazette as Beaufort's Best Attorney.
Mr. McCormick is married with three children. He is active in the community and in his church.
Jean graduated from The University of South Carolina School of Law in 1990 and has been practicing law in the lowcountry for 28 years.
Jean received her Bachelor of Science degree in Government and Public Service from Winthrop College in 1986. While at Winthrop Jean was inducted into Pi Sigma Alpha the National Political Science Honor Society, was on the Dean's Advisory Committee, Dean's List, Editor of the Political Science Newsletter, Vice President Chi Omega Fraternity and Vice President of the Politcal Science Club.
While at the University of South Carolina School of Law Jean was a member of Phi Delta Phi, The International Legal Honor Society and The Palmetto Law Society.
After law school, Jean served as an Assistant Public Defender in Richland and subsequently in Beaufort County were she gained extensive trial experience. In 1991 Jean received the John Delgado Award as a new member of the Bar who displayed an exceptional work ethic and trial skills .
Jean later served as a General Attorney for the United States Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District assisting federal workers displaced by base closures with land transfers. She received the Charles F. Trainor Award for exceptional work.
Later, Jean went into private practice concentrating in the areas of general litigation and family law. She became a certified family court mediator. She also taught criminal justice and paralegal courses at The Technical College of the Lowcountry.
Until joining the McCormick Law firm in 2017, Jean was an attorney for the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit Solicitors Office for 9 years. She was recognized by Martindale Hubbell as one of the Top Lawyers of the Lowcountry.
Jean is a member of the South Carolina Bar Association, Beaufort County Bar Association, Woman Lawyers Association and is a certified Family Court Mediator. The philosophy behind her work is to treat all with respect, compassion and understanding.
Hank has been a calming influence to our clients for years. Please let us know if you have an aversion to canines so that we may act accordingly.
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