Mark Joye

Mark Joye

Firm Partner | South Carolina Injury Lawyer

As head of the litigation department and having represented injured persons for over 26 years, Mark practices what he learned as an Eagle Scout – be prepared. He believes his experience has helped him to be prepared for any circumstance and he puts that to good use in and out of the courtroom on behalf of those who have been injured by defective products, in car crashes, and in tractor trailer collisions.

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In 1997, Mark represented the parents of Sergio Jimenez who was ejected from the back of a Chrysler minivan in an accident and killed. The case resulted in a $262.5 million verdict for the family and remains the largest personal injury verdict in South Carolina. When he’s not with clients or family, Mark can be found golfing, boating or bow hunting.

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What Our Clients Say About ...

"Case manager Betty and lawyer Mark went above and beyond to settle my case. Did an excellent job explaining everything. If I need a law firm in the future they will be my go to."

-M. Hatchell, Actual Client

Honors & Awards

  • Listed in South Carolina Super Lawyers, Top 10, 2016 – Present
  • Listed in South Carolina Super Lawyers, 2008 – Present
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America, 2013 – Present
  • 2016 Charleston Personal Injury Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers in America
  • AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell
  • 10.0 Avvo Rating, 2017 – Present
  • Community Ambassador Award, Charleston Animal Society, 2019

Associations & Memberships

  • Board of Governors, American Association for Justice
  • Board of Governors, South Carolina Association for Justice
  • Leaders' Forum, American Association for Justice
  • Past President, American Board of Trial Advocates, Charleston Chapter
  • Capital Club Member, South Carolina Association for Justice
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Member, Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America
  • Member, Interstate Trucking Litigation Section, American Association for Justice
  • Board-Certified Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy

Publications

  • Big Brother or Big Savior? Here Comes the Black Box, for South Carolina Lawyer, 2004
  • Avoiding 10 Pitfalls of Demonstrative Evidence, for Trial Magazine, 2000
  • Computer Animations, for Trial Magazine, 1998

Education

  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, B.A.
  • University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D.

RECENT CASE STUDY

Confidential Settlement to Families of Two Teens Killed Near Moncks Corner, South Carolina

Two bright lives were snuffed out near Moncks Corner, SC when an unlicensed truck driver plowed through a stop sign.  The impact killed the teen driver instantly and her 14-year-old passenger died several days later from serious injuries. Continue reading

WORDS FROM Mark Joye

Is South Carolina a No Fault State?

BY: Mark Joye

Is South Carolina A No-Fault Or At-Fault State? What Does This Mean For Drivers In Accidents? Car accidents are an unfortunately common occurrence in South Carolina, and can happen to even the safest and most experienced of drivers. While traffic,… read more

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