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Jarrel L. Wigger

North Charleston, South Carolina

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Jarrel L. Wigger was born in Wiesbaden, Germany, May 12, 1963 and grew up in Anderson, South Carolina. He has a B.A. Degree from the Citadel and earned his J.D. Degree at Wake Forest University. He was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 1988; United States Court of Military Appeals, 1991; United States District Court, 1992; United States Supreme Court in 1996; and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in 2002. He is a member of the Board of Governors, Workers' Compensation Claimant's Attorneys Association Nominating Committee, South Carolina Workers' Compensation Claimant's Attorneys' Association, American Association for Justice, South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association, Speakers Bureau (1995); Medical Legal Liaison Committee (1996). He was named to Who's Who in American Law and was Board Certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He is also a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum a group formed to recognize attorneys with a case in excess of a million dollars. He served as a Navy Lieutenant in the Judge Advocate General's Corps from 1988 to 1992 and tried cases in Bahrain, Panama, Puerto Rico and Cuba. He has two children, a daughter, Amy and a son, Jordan.

Areas of Practice

Motor Vehicle Law
Workers' Compensation Law
Employment Law
Products Liability Law
Wrongful Death
Social Security Disability
Premise Liability Law
Professional Negligence
Wills and Trusts

Certified Legal Specialties

Civil Trial Specialist, National Board of Trial Advocacy

Bar Admissions

South Carolina, 1988
U.S. District Court, 1992
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 1991
U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 2002
U.S. Supreme Court, 1996


Wake Forest University School of Law, Winston Salem, North Carolina J.D. Citadel B.A.

Honors and Awards

Who's Who in American Law
Commendation Medal, Navy Achievement Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal, Unit Commendation, National Service Defense Medal, Expert Pistol Medal, Expert Rifle Medal

Professional Associations and Memberships

Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member
Workers' Compensation Claimant's Attorneys Association, Board of Governors
Workers' Compensation Claimant's Attorneys Association Nominating Committee
American Association for Justice, Member
South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association, Member
Speakers Bureau, 1995 - Present
Medical Legal Liaison Committee, 1996

Past Employment Positions

Judge Advocate General's Corps, Navy Lieutenant, 1988 - 1992
Drose Davidson & Bennett, 1992 - 1994
Davidson Bennett & Wigger, Partner, 1995 - 2005

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