Desa Allen Ballard

is a Lawyer in West Columbia, SC

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Peer Rating  5/5.0 AV®Preeminent

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Areas of Law


  • Professional Licensing
  • Professional Discipline
  • Civil Litigation
  • Appellate Practice

Contact Information

Currently Employed At 226 State Street
West Columbia, SC 29169
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  • Last reviewed on Apr 11, 2013


Experience & Credentials

Admission Details1983, South Carolina; 1986, U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; 1988, U.S. Supreme Court; 2003, District of Columbia
EducationUniversity of South Carolina, B.A.; University of South Carolina, J.D.
Birth InformationCamp LeJeune, North Carolina, September 25, 1954
Associations & MembershipsSouth Carolina Bar (Editorial Board, South Carolina Lawyer Magazine, 1993-1994; Member, Professional Responsibility Committee, 1994- and Chairman, 1998-1999; Ethics Advisory Committee, 1991-1992; Continuing Legal Education Committee, 1991-1992); American Bar Association (ABA Center for Professional Responsibility, 1995-); South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association (Co-Editor, The Bulletin Magazine, 1993-1996; Board of Governors, 1990-1993; Vice Chairman, CLE Committee, 1988-1989, Amicus Committee, 1989-- and Publications Committee, 1989-1990; Chairman, CLE Committee, 1989-1990; 1991-1992, Ethics and Professionalism, 1998-; Member, Technology Committee, 1994-1996 and Ethics and Civility Committee, 1996-1998); Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers.
Additional Bio DetailsCo-Author with J.B. Ness: "A Force To Be Reckoned With-The South Carolina Delegates to the Constitutional Convention," published by the National Conference of Chief Justices, 1993; "Tearing Down the Spider's Web: The Deceptive Practice of Lawyer Bashing," South Carolina Trial Lawyers Bulletin, 1990. Contributing Author: "South Carolina Jurisprudence," South Carolina Bar Encyclopedia, 1990. Author: "Do The Right Thing," Quarterly column on legal writing in the South Carolina YLD Bar Tab, 1991-1993; "Punitive Damages Today," South Carolina Lawyer, January-February, 1992; "Punitive Damages Today Part II-They're Back," South Carolina Lawyer, January-February, 1994; "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?" South Carolina Trial Lawyers Bulletin, Spring, 1995. Member: South Carolina Administrative Law Judges Advisory Rules Committee, 1994-; South Carolina Criminal Practice Rules Committee, 1987-1992; South Carolina Judicial.

Office Information

Desa Allen Ballard
226 State Street
West Columbia, SC 29169