Gary W. Poliakoff, (P.A.)

Gary W. Poliakoff, (P.A.) (Spartanburg, South Carolina)

Gary W. Poliakoff, (P.A.)

Attorney in Spartanburg, SC
Recipient: AmJur Award for Excellence in Constitutional Law, 1977; Lawyer of the Year Award, South Carolina Bar Pro Bono Program, 1988; Victims Voice Award, South Carolina Jury Trial Foundation, 1995; Public Citizen Award, South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association, 1996; Board of Advisers, Charleston School of Law; Board of Advisers, University of South Carolina - Upstate; Editor and Co-Author: Environmental Law in South Carolina, published with Federal funding, 1977; Author: "Bad Boy Environmental Legislation-A Necessary Regulatory Tool for South Carolina," S.C., Environmental Law Journal, 1992; "Environmental Law in S.C.: Protection v. Pollution," The Bulletin magazine, S.C. Trial Lawyers Association, Spring 1991; "Practicing Environmental Law in S.C.," Spotlight, S.C. Association of Legal Secretaries Magazine, 1995; "Practicing Environmental Law," The Bulletin magazine, S.C. Trial Lawyers Assn., June, 2000, reprinted in Texas Trial Lawyers Magazine, February 2001. Chairman, Spartanburg County Democratic Party, 1982-1984; Treasurer, 1986-1994; Vice-Chairman, 1994-1996; Member, Spartanburg County Public Defender Board of Commissioners, 1978-1982; Member, Board of Directors: South Carolina Environmental Law Project, 1990-1995; Citizens Local Environmental Action Network; Piedmont Conservancy, Inc.; Board Certified, Civil Litigation; S.C. Forestry Commission, Commissioner 2001-2006, Vice-Chair 2005-2006; Listed in The Best Lawyers in America and South Carolina Super Lawyers; Martindale-Hubbell Bar Registry of Pre-Eminent Lawyers.
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Practice Area
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Mass Tort Litigation
  • Environmental Law
  • Contamination Litigation
  • Toxic Exposure Litigation
  • Nursing Home Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
S.C. Bar Pro Bono Lawyer of The Year, 1988
Total time spent on pro bono work: 10%
Ratings

Overall Client Rating

in Personal Injury
 
5.0 out of 5.0
Communication Ability
5.0
Responsiveness
5.0
Quality of Service
5.0
Value for Money
5.0
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Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Position
Senior Partner
Admission Details
Admitted in 1977, South Carolina
Law School Attended
University of South Carolina
Class of 1977
J.D.
University Attended
Washington & Lee University
Class of 1973
B.A.
Birth Information
Born in 1951
Spartanburg, South Carolina, September 19, 1951
Associations & Memberships
Spartanburg County (Secretary, 1977-1979; Chairman, Medical-Legal Committee, 1987-1994) and American Bar Associations; South Carolina Bar (Public Issues Committee, 1982-1984; Judicial Modernization Committee, 1985-1986; Member, Trial and Appellate Practice Committee, 1988-1989; Lawyer Referral Committee, 1993-1994; Lawyer/Physician Relationship Committee, 1995-1996; Sustaining Fellow; Member, Board of Directors, Pro Bono Program, 1989-1991); South Carolina Association for Justice (Member: Board of Directors 1986-1992); Rules Committee, South Carolina Administrative Law Judge Division, 1994-2009; American Association for Justice, Sustaining Member; Association of South Carolina Claimant Attorneys for Workers Compensation.
Bar Fellowship
S.C. Bar Association (Sustaining Fellow).

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Contact Information

Contact Information
Firm Address
Poliakoff & Associates, P.A.
215 Magnolia Street, P.O. Box 1571,
Spartanburg, SC 29304-1571
U.S.A.
Phone
864-582-5472
Fax
864-582-7280
Office Information
Office Information
Gary W. Poliakoff, (P.A.)
Senior Partner
Poliakoff & Associates, P.A.
215 Magnolia Street, P.O. Box 1571,
Spartanburg, SC 29304-1571

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Poliakoff & Associates, P.A. (Spartanburg, South Carolina)