Christopher McCool

Attorney | South Carolina Injury Lawyer

Chris McCool has obtained million dollar-plus recoveries for numerous clients and is an esteemed member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. If you’re seeking an attorney who is tenacious and determined as well as caring and compassionate, then you need Chris McCool on your side.

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Throughout his twenty-six year career, Chris has gained a reputation as a skilled trial lawyer and zealous advocate for his clients.  Chris has taken on many cases deemed “too difficult” and brought them to successful resolution.  McCool is licensed to practice law throughout the state of South Carolina, where he’s gained respect amongst his peers and notoriety amongst his rivals.

Chris has stood toe-to-toe against Fortune 500 companies and the nation’s largest insurance companies to successfully recover millions of dollars for his clients.

A native of Huntsville, Alabama, Chris attended the University of Kansas on a swimming scholarship. He went on to earn his law degree at Washington and Lee University School of Law in 1991. Chris joined the Joye Law Firm in 1997.

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What Our Clients Say About Chris...

"Without Chris, I don't know where I would be or what my family would do. He has been with us throughout. At my bedside. With my family during surgeries. Contacting doctors to help me get better. Chris was just my lawyer – now, he's my friend."

- Tommy, Actual Client

Honor & Awards

  • Listed in Super Lawyers, 2018 – Present
  • Listed in Multimillion Dollar Advocates Forum 2017 – Present
  • Client’s Choice Award, Avvo, 2019
  • 10.0 Avvo Rating, 2017 – Present

Associations & Memberships

  • Member of Leaders Forum, American Association for Justice
  • Member, South Carolina Bar Association

Education

  • University of Kansas, B.S.
  • Washington & Lee University School of Law, J.D.

RECENT CASE STUDY

$1.02 Million Settlement for woman injured in rear-end crash

Ran Stoney of Joye Law Firm in North Charleston said his 50-year-old client, Jennifer Preszler, was stopped at a red light in Mount Pleasant in July 2016 when another driver crashed into the back of her vehicle. A third car… read more

Latest Blog Post

Understanding How Comparative Negligence Can Affect My Injury Claim

The civil justice system in the United States has specific laws that vary from state-to-state, including the way fault and damages are apportioned in personal injury cases. South Carolina, like the majority of states, has a modified comparative negligence or… read more

Awards & Media

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