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James E. Scott, IV

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James E. Scott, IV practices primarily in the firm’s Professional Liability Group, though he also handles Retail Liability cases.  He has practiced with Clement Rivers, LLP since his graduation from law school in 2001, and he was made a partner in the firm in 2010.

Beyond the Practice


Jim has been a frequent speaker and presenter on issues related to medical malpractice.  He has presented to or on behalf of

  • Physicians, Nurses, Dentists and Other Health Care Professionals, using mock trials
  • The South Carolina Medical Association
  • Statewide Medical Societies
  • Hospitals

Community Involvement

  • Town council in his hometown of McClellanville
  • Member of the Board of Trustees for the Archibald Rutledge Academy
  • Active Member of the New Wappetaw Presbyterian Church
  • Clemson University Cooperative Extension Advisory Council

Admitted to practice

  • South Carolina, 2001


  • University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 2001
  • Clemson University, B.A., 1994



  • Charleston County Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • US District Court for the District of South Carolina
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Lawyers association