Contact Info:
P.O. Box 2823
Columbia, SC 29202

2001 Assembly St.
Suite 204
Columbia, SC 29201

Phone:  (803) 731-0030
Fax:  (803) 731-4059

Email:  [email protected]

F. Barron Grier III

F. Barron Grier III is an “AV” rated trial lawyer with 40 years of litigation experience, following in the tradition of his father, Barron Grier Junior, and his grandfather, Barron Grier Senior. He practices primarily in insurance defense matters. He is also a certified mediator in state and federal courts. His practice focuses on mediation on all types of litigation, except domestic, labor and tax matters. He also reviews and prepares contracts for corporations. He has served on many Bar boards and committees. He was former president of the S.C. Defense Trial Attorneys Association, and 2006 president of American Board of Trial Advocates (S.C. Chapter). He was twice Chairman of South Carolina Bar’s Professional Responsibility Committee; a member South Carolina Bar’s Grievance Committee; and Chairman of South Carolina Bar’s Ethics Committee. He was previously a partner in Nelson, Mullins, Grier & Scarborough (1969-1974) and Richardson, Plowden, Grier & Howser (1974-1996). He founded the Grier Law Firm in 1996 and has added four attorneys who have extensive trial and appellate experience with varying specialties and talents.

Year Joined Organization: 1996

Areas of Practice:  Certified Mediator handling all types of litigation in State and Federal Court, except Domestic, Labor and Tax, and reviewing and preparing all types of contracts for corporations

Litigation Percentage: 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation & Mediation

Bar Admissions: South Carolina, 1969

University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, SC, 1969
J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
Wofford College, Spartanburg, South Carolina, 1966
B.A., Bachelor of Arts

Published Works: “Three Aliens Visiting the World of Products Liability”, FICC Quarterly

Honors and Awards:
“AV” Rating with Martindale-Hubbell
Defense Research Institute Exceptional Performance Award
Awarded Best Chapter of American Board of Trial Advocates, Nationally, while President of the South Carolina Chapter

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Richland County Bar Association, Member
South Carolina Bar Association, Member
Former Member of American Board of Trial Advocates (S.C. Chapter), President (2006)
South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association, Past President
Defense Research Institute, Member

Past Employment Positions:
Nelson, Mullins, Riley & Scarborough, LLP, Partner – 1969 – 1974
Richardson, Plowden, Grier & Howser, P.A., Partner – 1974 – 1996

Legal Fraternity: Phi Delta Phi