Mr. Howard S. Sheftman

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Mr. Howard S. Sheftman

Attorney in Columbia, SC
Phone number not available
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Client Rating N/A
Peer Rating 4.5 of 5

Areas of Law

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

Peer Reviews (20)

Peer Reviews (20)
AV Rated
4.5/5.0
Peer Rating
 
High Ethical Standard
Litigation, Accidents, Divorce, Family Law, Domestic Relations, Personal Injury, Business Law, Personal Liability and Construction Claims
Areas of Practice
Legal Knowledge
Legal Knowledge
4.6/5
Analytical Capabilities
Analytical Capabilities
4.6/5
Judgment
Judgment
4.4/5
Communication Ability
Communication Ability
4.4/5
Legal Experience
Legal Experience
4.7/5
Peer Reviews (20)
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Principal on 07/05/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
I have known Howard professionally for over 20 years. he has an outstanding reputation in the legal community.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Sole Practitioner on 06/27/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
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
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Sole Practitioner on 06/27/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Associate on 06/24/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Howard is a pleasure to work with.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Sole Practitioner on 06/20/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Excellent lawyer and a great guy!
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 06/19/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 06/19/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 06/19/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
1st rate attorney. Have litigated many family law cases against him and participated in personal injury and business cases with him. He is an av grade attorney.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Sole Practitioner on 06/19/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 06/19/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
A very fine attorney with excellent temperament. Knows his stuff. Assertive but unfailingly respectful and civil.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Principal on 06/19/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
excellant experienced attorney
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.8/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 06/20/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
I have had cases against and with Mr. Sheftman and think he is well qualified to receive an AV rating.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.6/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 06/27/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Howard is an AV lawyer in my opinion.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.6/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 06/27/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
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
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.6/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 06/19/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.2/5.0 Posted by a Principal on 07/09/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.2/5.0 Posted by a Sole Practitioner on 06/27/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 07/01/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
4/5
2.0/5.0 Posted by a Member on 09/13/09
Legal Knowledge
2/5
Analytical Capabilities
2/5
Judgment
2/5
Communication Ability
2/5
Legal Experience
2/5
2.0/5.0 Posted by a Member on 09/13/09
Legal Knowledge
2/5
Analytical Capabilities
2/5
Judgment
2/5
Communication Ability
2/5
Legal Experience
2/5
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Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
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.
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