The Law Offices of Gedney M. Howe, III serves clients across the state of South Carolina. The firm handles a variety of legal matters including personal injury, wrongful death, and criminal defense cases.
The firm has been in practice since 1937 and was originally under the guidance of Gedney M. Howe, Jr. In 1973, Mr. Howe's son, Gedney M. Howe, III, joined the firm after graduating from law school at the University of South Carolina. Mr. Howe, III presently directs the practice and upholds the firm's multigenerational commitment to aggressive representation of those who find themselves in need of strong and skillful advocates.
The firm embraces a holistic and highly personalized approach to the practice of law and understands that clients have needs that extend beyond the courtroom. By addressing the financial, medical, and occupational implications of an injury or accident the firm seeks to restore our client's quality of life and provide swift and effective representation of their overall best interests.
As aggressive litigators and skillful negotiators, the attorneys at the Law Offices of Gedney M. Howe, III are unwavering in their commitment in providing clients with unmatched personal attention, sound legal guidance, and excellent results.
Gedney M. Howe, Jr. (1914-1981)
Gedney M. Howe, Jr., was born in Charleston, South Carolina, on September 4, 1914. He attended the public schools of the city of Charleston, the College of Charleston, and the Law School at the University of South Carolina. He was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in June of 1937, and practiced law in the city of Charleston from that date until his death in 1981 except for four years while in the United States Navy during World War II.
He was known and respected among the members of the Bar of this State as a "lawyer's lawyer" and a scholar. He was elected Circuit Solicitor of the Ninth Judicial Circuit in 1946 and served without opposition until his resignation in 1956.
He was recognized among the Circuit Judges as the best solicitor in South Carolina, and while he never sought public office again, he remained very active in statewide politics. He was a great trial lawyer.
The Charleston Bar would always crowd into the courtroom to hear him cross-examine a witness or make a jury speech. Jurors loved him, and he always obtained great results. No other lawyer was held in higher esteem at the bar and bench than Gedney M. Howe, Jr.