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Meet Sophie Dieckhaus

Sophie Dieckhaus is an attorney at Joye Law Firm. She works with the law firm’s Intake Department, which oftentimes is the first initial contact with prospective clients. Sophie helps evaluate whether an injured person has a valid personal injury case or workers’ compensation claim based on the specific circumstances of their injury.

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Sophie’s Approach When Meeting a Client

“I love meeting new people,” Sophie says. “That is a big part of why I decided to become an attorney—to engage with the community.”

“I explain the process and try to give them beneficial information to ease their anxieties and concerns,” she says. “I think situations are less scary when you have more information about what can be done.”


What Is the Most Satisfying Aspect of Being a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Many people who reach out for help are unsure of their legal rights and unfamiliar with any legal processes. She says a satisfying aspect of being a personal injury attorney is providing compassion and understanding to people that are in distress and helping them understand their legal options.

Sophie is based in Joye Law Firm’s North Charleston office and is ready to assist if you have questions about a personal injury case or workplace injury claim.

Sophie’s Background and Professional Activities

Sophie grew up in a town outside of Chicago, Illinois. She attended the University of Missouri-Columbia and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration Marketing.

She graduated from the Charleston School of Law and focused her attention on leadership organizations like the Student Bar Association while she was studying law. She was published in her school’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Law Journal and served as their Managing Editor. Her summer internship with U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel for the District of South Carolina was one of her favorite experiences during law school.

“I’ve always wanted to be an attorney,” she says. “And watching other legal professionals in a court setting is how I knew I made the right decision.”

She was attracted to Joye Law Firm by the firm’s strong reputation for providing clients with attentive legal service.

“People around here hold this law firm in high regard,” she says.

When not practicing law, Sophie enjoys spending time outdoors with friends and exploring Charleston’s many good restaurants and beautiful sites.

  • Charleston School of Law—Charleston, S.C., Juris Doctor, 2021
  • University of Missouri-Columbia, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Marketing, 2018
  • Member, Charleston County Bar Association
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