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James C. (Trey) Cox III, is a South Carolina native and second-generation lawyer born and raised in the Pee Dee, specifically, Hartsville, South Carolina. Mr. Cox began his legal career upon graduation from the University of South Carolina School of Law and admission to the South Carolina Bar in 2000. Mr. Cox is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Judicial Circuit. Mr. Cox has been a litigator his entire legal career successfully trying cases in a broad range of practice areas. Mr. Cox's focus is on Insurance Defense Litigation in the practice areas of Commercial General Liability, Construction Defect, all forms of Personal Injury including Wrongful Death cases, as well as defending Professionals under E&O Policies and extensive experience in Workers Compensation. Mr. Cox is supported by his beautiful wife Mary Claire (MC) and their two children, Olivia and Chaplin, all of whom are heavily involved with their community, schools and church in the lovely city of Columbia, South Carolina.

Contact Info:
P.O. Box 2823

Columbia, SC 29202
2999 Sunset Blvd., Suite 200
West Columbia, South Carolina 29169
Phone:  (803) 731-0030
Fax:  (803) 731-4059
Email:  tcox@griercoxandcranshaw.com

Year Joined Organization:
2005 (Trial attorney since 2000)

Areas Of Practice:

INSURANCE DEFENSE in the areas of:
Complex Tort Litigation
Commercial General Liability
Construction Defect
Wrongful Death
Personal Injury (Auto, Premises Liability, etc.)
Trucking Liability
Workers Compensation
Defamation (Slander/Libel)
Product Liability
Professional Liability
Errors and Omissions (E&O)
Employment Litigation

Bar Admissions:

South Carolina
United States District Court District of South Carolina
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit


University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, SC
J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina,
B.S., Bachelor of Science

Professional Associations and Memberships:

South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association
Defense Research Institute (DRI)
Phi Delta Phi National Legal Fraternity
South Carolina Bar , Member
Richland County Bar, Member

Past Employment Positions:

Bolt Law Firm: 1999-2005
Litigation Attorney