With over 30 years of experience and as the managing partner of Joye Law Firm since 2006, Ken Harrell is both diligent in his law practice and committed to the profession. He joined the firm in 1994 after spending six years as an attorney with a large, well-respected corporate defense firm. With 30 years of experience, he protects the rights of injured South Carolinians, including cases involving workers’ compensation, car accidents, and defective products. Ken also heads up the firm’s referral practice as Joye Law Firm works in association with dozens of lawyers each year to insure our clients receive the best possible representation.
Ken’s passion in life is helping his clients and growing the Joye Law Firm. When he’s not working, he enjoys traveling with his wife, Jeannie. He also continues to be an avid softball player, participating in several leagues in the Lowcountry. Ken has three children and two grandchildren.
Ken has served in multiple leadership roles with legal organizations. He is a past president of South Carolina Injured Workers’ Advocates and he has served as the co-chairman of this organization’s legislative affairs committee for 12 years. Ken has also served on the board of the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Educational Association. He is currently the vice-chairman of the board of trustees for the Ashley Hall School, a member of the tri-county mayors’ commission on homelessness and affordable housing and is an active member of the Circular Congregational Church in Charleston.
"From the moment I met Mr. Harrell and the wonderful people of the JLF, I knew I was going to be okay. I knew that they were going to help me, and make sure I was treated fairly, and respectfully."
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