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Mr. Howard S. Sheftman

Licensed for 42 years

Attorney in Columbia, SC

Practice Area: Personal Injury, Business Litigation, General Litigation in State and Federal Courts 1 more area of practice 1 more

Awards
AV Preeminent
Awards
AV Preeminent

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  • 4.5/5.0 20 reviews
  • AV Preeminent
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.6/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.6/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.4/5.0
  • Communication

    4.4/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.7/5.0
  • 4.2/5.0 by a Principal on 07/09/13 in Divorce

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    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 07/05/13 in Litigation

    I have known Howard professionally for over 20 years. he has an outstanding reputation in the legal community. Read more

    I have known Howard professionally for over 20 years. he has an outstanding reputation in the legal community.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

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  • 4.0/5.0 by a Partner on 07/01/13 in Domestic Relations

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    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

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      4.0/5.0
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  • 4.2/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 06/27/13 in Domestic Relations

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    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 06/27/13 in Accidents

    Howards primary practice area is plaintiff oriented accident and insurance litigation. However my observations of Howard have come through 15 years of observing him as a... Read more

    Howards primary practice area is plaintiff oriented accident and insurance litigation. However my observations of Howard have come through 15 years of observing him as a member of the SC Bar Practice and Procedures Committee. Howard Sheffman has a working knowledge and aptitude for other type of law, like criminal law, family law, and small case resolutions in the magistrate courts. He is thoughtful and balanced in his observations about the plaintiffs bar and the defense bar. He supports Ru

    • Legal Knowledge

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  • 4.6/5.0 by a Partner on 06/27/13 in Domestic Relations

    Howard is an AV lawyer in my opinion. Read more

    Howard is an AV lawyer in my opinion.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      4.0/5.0
    • Communication

      4.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 06/27/13 in Divorce

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    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

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    • Judgment

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  • 4.6/5.0 by a Partner on 06/27/13 in Family Law

    Howard is very much an advocate for his clients and well respected among his peers for his legal abilities. I certainly believe he is entitled to an AV rating. Read more

    Howard is very much an advocate for his clients and well respected among his peers for his legal abilities. I certainly believe he is entitled to an AV rating.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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    • Judgment

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Associate on 06/24/13 in Family Law

    Howard is a pleasure to work with. Read more

    Howard is a pleasure to work with.

    • Legal Knowledge

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    • Judgment

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  • 4.8/5.0 by a Partner on 06/20/13 in Family Law

    I have had cases against and with Mr. Sheftman and think he is well qualified to receive an AV rating. Read more

    I have had cases against and with Mr. Sheftman and think he is well qualified to receive an AV rating.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

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    • Judgment

      4.0/5.0
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Credentials

Position
Member
Admission Details
Admitted in 1974, South Carolina
1975, U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina
1982, U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
Law School Attended
University of South Carolina
Class of 1974
J.D.
University Attended
University of South Carolina
Class of 1971
B.S.

Areas of Law

  • Personal Injury
  • Business Litigation
  • General Litigation in State and Federal Courts
  • Family Law