John P. Griffith is licensed to practice law in South Carolina only. He concentrates his practice Workers Compensation and Serious Personal Injury cases in South Carolina.
Mr. Griffith earned a Juris Doctorate Degree with from the Loyola University, School of Law in 1994 and an was an Associate Editor for the Loyola Poverty Law Journal. He also clerked for a Louisiana State Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge and served as a law clerk to The Honorable Gerald C. Smoak, Sr., South Carolina Circuit Court Judge. Mr. Griffith earned his Bachelor’s Degree from The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina in 1987.
The South Carolina Lawyers Weekly newspaper has featured Mr. Griffith for workers compensation and nursing home neglect cases. He was also featured in the South Carolina Lawyers Weekly newspaper for a successful negligence case against the South Carolina Department of Transportation for a low road shoulder with a seven inch edge drop which caused the death of the tractor trailer driver, extensive property damage, and environmental clean up. Additionally, Mr. Griffith benefits from his prior experience as an insurance claims adjuster for two major insurance companies in South Carolina. He has held a South Carolina Adjuster’s license and Appraiser’s license since 1988.
Mr. Griffith has recently been named in the prestigious South Carolina Super Lawyers publication and website. He is rated AV (top rating) for preeminent attorneys by Martindale Hubbell (Martindale.com) by his peers. Mr. Griffith is also a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, American Association for Justice, Southern Trial Lawyers Association, South Carolina Association for Justice, Injured Workers Association, South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Educational Association, Anderson County Bar Association, South Carolina Bar Association (Workers Compensation Section), and American Bar Association.
Mr. Griffith gives presentations and lectures for continuing legal education and other professionals regarding Workers Compensation and Insurance issues. Mr. Griffith is active in the community and has coached YMCA soccer as well as sponsored many different sports teams. Mr. Griffith was previously a member of the Anderson County Big Brothers and Big Sisters Advisory Board and currently serves the community as a member of The Gideon’s International. Further, Mr. Griffith served the U.S. Army Reserve from 1985-1993 attaining the rank of First Lieutenant and graduated with Honors from the U.S. Army Military Police School. He is married with three children.