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South Carolina Attorney Carl Solomon named as a Super Lawyer

Published on Apr 12, 2010 at 4:39 pm in News & Community.

Columbia attorney Carl L. Solomon has again this year been selected for inclusion in the 2010 South Carolina Super Lawyers. Only five percent of attorneys in the state will achieve this recognition.

South Carolina Attorney Carl Solomon named as a Super Lawyer

“When I began practicing law in South Carolina 15 years ago, my focus was on serving others. It still is. I firmly believe that all individuals have the right to representation by a skilled, dedicated and ethical attorney. I have done my best to do right by my clients,” says Carl L. Solomon. “It is an honor to be recognized by my fellow attorneys for my efforts.” Solomon was recently named President-elect of the South Carolina Bar Association Board of Governors for the 2010-2011 term. He will officially take the reins as President in May 2010.

The selection process for Super Lawyers includes peer nominations, independent research of all candidates and a final decision by an independent panel. Solomon was also included in the 2009 South Carolina Super Lawyers, has received the coveted AV Peer Review Rating™ from Martindale-Hubble® and has been named to the Best Lawyers of America™, a highly respected publication listing practicing attorneys who have been rated excellent by their peers.

Solomon is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum® and the founder and president of the Solomon Law Group which represents clients throughout South Carolina including Columbia, Charleston, Greenville, Spartanburg, Myrtle Beach, Beaufort, and Rock Hill. The firm handles serious injury cases, wrongful death, product liability, and other complex cases.

SC Bar Names Solomon as President Elect

Published on Jan 26, 2010 at 4:35 pm in News & Community.

Columbia attorney Carl L. Solomon has been named President-elect of the South Carolina Bar Association Board of Governors for the 2010-2011 term. Solomon will officially take the reins as President in May 2010, succeeding Fred Suggs, Jr. in the role.

“As President, my focus will be to continue to improve the services available to the people of South Carolina by the outreach efforts of the South Carolina Bar,” says Carl L. Solomon. He adds, “In these tough times all South Carolinians need to volunteer their talents to improve our situation; the Bar needs to and will make sure that there are opportunities for attorneys to volunteer in ways that are meaningful to our communities.”

“Carl Solomon approaches every task or challenge he undertakes with a combination of diligence, passion and sound judgment,” says law firm partner Richard M. Gergel. “The South Carolina Bar could do no better than Carl Solomon as its President.” Gergel was recently nominated by President Obama to the District Court Bench for the District of South Carolina.

The South Carolina Bar has over 12,500 members who are licensed to practice law in the state of South Carolina. Membership includes practicing and retired attorneys and judicial members. In addition to offering members legal education, the South Carolina Bar provides education and services to the public. Recent events have included a state-wide Ask-a-Lawyer phone bank and online chat where member attorneys volunteered time on the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday to answer legal questions for the public, and a mock-congressional hearing for high school students.

Local Attorney’s Continuing Education Leads to Recognition as Fellow

Published on Oct 12, 2009 at 4:33 pm in News & Community.

Columbia attorney Carl L. Solomon has earned the designation of Fellow of the National College of Advocacy. The National College of Advocacy provides professional development services within the American Association for Justice (AAJ) geared toward attorneys seeking to improve their trial skills and understanding of substantive law.

“The law is constantly changing and evolving, requiring that attorneys stay current with the most recent case law,” says Carl L. Solomon. “The professional development program within AAJ offers learning credits through their trial skills college, bi-annual convention, and seminars, making it convenient to continue the learning process.” The Fellow designation by the National College of Advocacy indicates that the participant has earned a minimum of 200 continuing education credit hours from the AAJ. Solomon plans to continue to pursue his goal of lifelong learning by working toward the next level designation of Diplomat will continuing to teach and attend seminars on the national and state levels.

Solomon is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum® and a partner in the Gergel, Nickles and Solomon law firm which represents clients throughout South Carolina including Columbia, Charleston, Greenville, Spartanburg, Myrtle Beach, Beaufort, and Rock Hill. The firm handles serious injury cases, wrongful death, product liability, and other complex cases. The firm was founded in 1983 and has five attorneys admitted to practice in South Carolina. Solomon has also received the coveted AV Peer Review Rating™ from Martindale-Hubble®.

Your Rights: When Hiring a Lawyer Due to Injury or Death

Published on Oct 6, 2009 at 12:01 pm in News & Community.

Most people hire a lawyer without thinking about what type of lawyer is needed to pursue an injury or death claim. The Solomon Law Group team is compromised of lawyers, nurses and legal personnel who are dedicated to the field of injury or wrongful death claims.

We accept cases involving auto accident, motorcycle incidents, trucking collisions, inadequate security cases, slip and fall claims, and incidents involving catastrophic injuries or death. We partner with our clients in achieving a settlement that the client decides best fits their needs. And if we cannot achieve a fair settlement through negotiations, then we are prepared to try the case before a jury of your peers. Our experience in litigation is well know and our reputation speaks for itself.

We handle all our cases with a contingency fee contract. This contract is a step-by-step overview of responsibilities to ensure that your claim moves forward. It is written in clear easy to understand terms. Our fee is based solely on what we can collect for you. If we are unsuccessful in the claim or the jury does not find in your favor, you owe us nothing.

You are entitled to the very best efforts of a lawyer in the pursuit of your claim. You should be treated with courtesy and respect. Your lawyer should be open with you about all transactions in the case. You have the right to talk to your lawyer when the need is there.

Finally at all times the decisions concerning your case and a settlement of the claim rests in your hands. We give you our advice and recommendations but you make the final decision. This is your right.

The Solomon Law Group believes in forming partnerships with our clients. We want your input into the case. We want to know what you think at all times. And in return, we will share our knowledge, expertise and actions with you. We believe that together we achieve the best possible results.

Your Rights: When You Hire a Lawyer

Published on Oct 6, 2009 at 11:58 am in News & Community.

Most people hire a lawyer without thinking about what type of lawyer is needed to pursue a claim of injury or death. At Solomon Law Group our legal team is compromised of lawyers, nurses and legal personnel who are dedicated to the field of injury or wrongful death claims.

We accept cases involving auto accident, motorcycle incidents, trucking collisions, inadequate security cases, slip and fall claims, and incidents involving catastrophic injuries or death. We partner with our clients in achieving a settlement the client decides best fits their needs. And if we cannot achieve a fair settlement through negotiations and talks then we are prepared to walk through the courthouse doors with our client and try the case before a jury of your peers. We believe our reputation speaks for itself.

We handle all our cases with a contingency fee contract. This contract is simple a statement of responsibilities for you and our firm in moving forward written in clear easy to understand terms. Our fee is based solely on what we can collect for you. If we are unsuccessful in the claim or the jury does not find in your favor then you owe us nothing.
While any law firm is bound by a Code of Ethics from the State Bar in its conduct with those they serve, we believe our clients has additional specific rights we believe is our obligation to meet.

Solomon Law Group Client Bill of Rights

  • You are entitled to the very best efforts of our lawyers and staff in the pursuit of your claim.
  • You should be treated with courtesy and respect.
  • Your lawyer should be open with you about all transactions in the case.
  • You have the right to talk to your lawyer when the need is there.
  • At all times the decisions concerning your case and a settlement of your claim rest in your hands. We give you our advice and recommendations but you make the final decision. This is your right.
  • You have the right to provide input into your case, to know what we think at all times, and to be updated on case on a regular basis.

We believe at Solomon Law Group that we partner with our clients. And we believe that only together can we achieve the best possible results.

Hiring the right lawyer is about having a relationship with your lawyer knowing that in the end justice is served when the client makes a decision based upon exceptional representation and with all the facts at hand. We believe our lawyers are the right lawyers for you at Solomon Law Group.

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