Samia H. Nettles

Attorney in Columbia, SC
Member, Defense Research Institute

Board Member, Preservation Society of Charleston

Past President, James L. Petigru American Inn of Court

Adjunct Professor, College of Charleston

Sam Nettles joined Richardson Plowden in 2012 as an associate attorney in the Charleston office. She focuses her practice in general litigation, construction law, land use, appellate law, historic preservation law, homeowners' associations, personal injury, and insurance defense. Ms. Nettles earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of Charleston in 2003. In 2004, she earned her Master's in Historic Preservation from Georgia State University. She went on to earn her Juris Doctor from the Charleston School of Law in 2007.

Before joining Richardson Plowden, Ms. Nettles clerked for The Honorable Deadra L. Jefferson of the Ninth Judicial Circuit and was an associate attorney at the Pritchard & Elliott law firm in Charleston. She is a member of the South Carolina Bar, Charleston County Bar Association, and the Defense Research Institute.
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Areas of Law

  • Construction Law
  • Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Appellate Practice
  • Insurance Defense


Experience & Credentials



Admission Details

Admitted in 2007, South Carolina
2008, U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina
2009, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
2010, Georgia

Law School Attended

Charleston School of Law
Class of 2007

University Attended

College of Charleston
Class of 2003
Historic Preservation

Georgia State University
Class of 2004
Historic Preservation

Birth Information

Born in 1981
Atlanta, Georgia, January 31, 1981

Associations & Memberships

Member, South Carolina Bar; Member, Charleston County Bar Association.

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Office Information
Samia H. Nettles
 1900 Barnwell Street, P.O. Drawer 7780,
Columbia, SC 29201-2604


Richardson Plowden & Robinson, P.A. (Columbia, South Carolina)

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