James Leffew

Charleston, South Carolina

James practices in the firm’s North Charleston office in the litigation and real estate departments. Originally from Vero Beach, Florida, James attended Denison University in Granville, Ohio where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in History. James served as captain of the Denison University Men's Basketball team and he brings the same qualities of leadership, tenacity, and dedication he exhibited on the basketball court to the legal profession.

James received his Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law in May of 2015. While at USC, James interned in the Richland County Public Defender's Office, the Legal Department for Special Olympics International in Washington D.C., and participated in a Non-Profit Clinic where he helped clients with the formation and governance of Non-Profit/Charitable Organizations.

Upon graduation, James immediately settled into the Lowcountry. James practices in a variety of areas including personal injury, automobile collisions, criminal defense, real estate matters, and non-profit/charitable organization formation and governance. In his free time, James enjoys playing basketball, coaching Special Olympics and other youth sports teams, and spending time with his dog, Kalik, and serves on the board for 501(c)(3) Non-Profit AbacoConnect.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Criminal Defense
  • Real Estate
  • General Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina - 2015


  • University of South Carolina School of Law
    • J.D. - 2015
  • Denison University
    • B.A. History - 2012

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • Charleston County Bar Association
  • South Carolina Association for Justice
  • AbacoConnect Board Member

Serving the people and businesses of South Carolina for over fifty years.