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Ralph C. McCullough II

Ralph C. McCullough II

Columbia, South Carolina

Of Counsel

phone 803-765-2935
fax 803-252-0786

Ralph C. McCullough, II received his juris doctorate from Tulane University Law School in 1965. He is a member of both the South Carolina and Louisiana and Bars and currently serves as a Professor of Law and the Managing Director of the Charleston School of Law. Mr. McCullogh is also a Distinguished Professor of Emeritus at the University of South Carolina School of Law, where he served as a faculty member for 34 years. From 1970 to 1975, he served as both the Assistant Dean at the university and held the American College of Trial Lawyers Chair for Advocacy. He also served as Adjunct Professor of Pathology for the Medical University of South Carolina and an Adjunct Professor of Law and Medicine for the University of South Carolina Medical School.

Since 1975, Mr. McCullogh has served as a member of the United States Panel Trustees. In addition, he has worked as a Chapter 11 Trustee in a multitude of complex cases. He is currently a Plan Trustee in HomeGold, Inc./HomeGold Financial/Carolina Investors, Inc. His practice outside of bankruptcy law has involved handling torts in the areas of construction law, professional negligence, and product liability.

Areas of Practice:

  • Construction Law
  • Litigation
  • Bankruptcy
  • Tort

Bar Admissions:

  • Louisiana, 1965
  • South Carolina, 1974
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1974
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1974


  • Erskine College, Due West, South Carolina, 1968
    • Bachelor of Arts
  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1965
    • Juris Doctor
    • Honors: Order of Wig and Robe
    • Law Review: Tulane Law Review, Member, Board of Editors, 1964 - 1965
    • Honors: Order of the Coif; President, South Carolina Chapter, 1982-1984,

Published Works:

  • The Louisiana Law of Lease, 39 Tulane Law Review, 798
  • Green v. American Tobacco Co., 8 Tulane Law Review 194
  • Co-Author, New Directions in Legal Education (a monograph), University of South Carolina Press, 1970
  • Co-Author, State Law School Curriculum--The Future, 23 Journal of Legal Education 528, 1971
  • A Law School Specialization Proposal, American Bar Association Journal, August, 1970

Classes/Seminars Taught:

  • University of South Carolina School of Law, Professor of Law, 1974 – Present
  • Lecturer, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, 1970 - 1984
  • Assistant Professor of Law, University of South Carolina School of Law, 1968 – 1971
  • Lecturer, Hall Psychiatric Institute, Columbia, South Carolina, 1970 - 1974
  • Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Adjunct Professor of Pathology, Medical University of South Carolina, 1984 - 1995
  • University of South Carolina Medical School and School of Public Health, Columbia, South Carolina, Adjunct Professor of Law and Medicine, 1977 - 1982
  • University of South Carolina School of Law, Associate Professor of Law and Assistant Dean, September, 1971 - 1975

Honors and Awards:

  • Who's Who in American Law, 1987 – Present
  • Biography in Marquis Who's Who in America, 1980 - Present
  • Who's Who in the World, 1984 – Present
  • Who's Who in the South, 1981
  • Member, Erskine College Board of Advisors
  • Recipient, American Jurisprudence Awards, Sales, Insurance, Labor Law
  • Appointed American College of Trial Lawyers Chair Professor of Advocacy, 1982
  • Life Member American Law Institute
  • Outstanding Young Men of America, Inc.
  • Received Award as an Outstanding Young Man, 1969

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • South Carolina Bar
    • Member
  • Louisiana Bar Association
    • Member
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
    • Member
  • American Bar Association
    • Member
  • PAD Legal Fraternity
    • Member
  • South Carolina Association for Justice
    • Member
  • University of South Carolina Law School, 1970 - 1975
    • Assistant Dean
  • University of South Carolina Law, 1969 - 1972
    • Secretary to the Faculty
  • South Carolina Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education Program, 1970 - 1977
    • Executive Director

Past Employment Positions:

  • Baldwin, Haspel, Maloney, Rainold and Meyers, Attorneys, New Orleans, Louisiana, Associate, 1965 - 1968

**Any results the law firm may have achieved in past cases does not imply or indicate that similar results may be had in your case. Outcome of litigation is dependent on many factual and legal circumstances that may differ in your particular case.

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