Justin S. Kahn: South Carolina Civil Litigator

Personal Injury Attorney Serving Charleston

Justin Kahn

Justin S. Kahn is a civil litigator. His practice focuses on catastrophic personal injury matters and various kinds of complex litigation. Since 1992, Justin has worked hard fighting for those who cannot help themselves. He has successfully resolved cases and claims for several million dollars as well as represented people in small claims court matters. He is an advocate for those who cannot help themselves. He gives personal attention to every client. He gets to know the client to better understand the impact of the negligence on their life.

Communication is key to effective representation. Mr. Kahn will keep you up to date and provide answers to the questions you have.

He is board certified in medical malpractice by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys, where he also serves on the board. Justin is also board certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a civil trial advocate and in civil pretrial practice advocacy. Furthermore, he is a certified civil circuit court mediator by the South Carolina Supreme Court and AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell®.

Mr. Kahn is an adjunct professor at the Charleston School of Law where he teaches civil pre-trial practice.

History with Law

For over 20 years, Mr. Kahn has written the South Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure Annotated as well as the South Carolina Rules of Evidence Annotated published by the South Carolina Bar CLE Division. These are the books lawyers and judges use every day in the courts of South Carolina.


Justin S. Kahn's published text and annotations for the Rules of Civil Procedure and the Rules of Evidence provide practical information regarding case law and statutes. They are available for purchase at the links below:

South Carolina Rules Annotated 2015

South Carolina Evidence Handbook Annotated, 10th Edition


He is admitted to the United States Supreme Court, the Second, Third and Fourth Circuit Courts of Appeals, the District of Columbia, the United States Federal Court of Claims, the United States District Court of South Carolina and the South Carolina Supreme Court.

Mr. Kahn has been involved with cases around the country, including in New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Tennessee and Alaska. He is also a circuit delegate of the South Carolina Bar and serves on several committees. Additionally, he writes and speaks nationally on various topics including procedure, evidence, persuasion, and litigation.

Justin also enjoys performing close-up magic and blogging about technology. He is married and has three children.

Bar Admissions

  • 1992, South Carolina, U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; 1995, District of Columbia.
  • 2004, U.S. Supreme Court and U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit.
  • 2005, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit.
  • U.S. Federal Court of Claims

Education

  • Tulane University of Louisiana, B.S., Psychology/Communication, 1988
  • University of South Carolina, J.D., 1992

Recent Publications

  • South Carolina Rules of Procedure Annotated, 2015.
  • South Carolina Evidence Handbook Annotated 10th Edition, 2015.
  • Yard Sticks and Stop Signs: Making Your Case With Codes and Standards, The Justice Bulletin (S.C. Association for Justice), Fall 2014.
  • Discovery and The Insurance Claim File: Facts Are Discoverable No Matter Who You Are, The Justice Bulletin, Summer 2014
  • Prove Notice Without Knowledge Show Facts That Required Inquiry, The Justice Bulletin (South Carolina Association for Justice) summer 2013.

Memberships

  • Charleston County and American Bar Associations
  • South Carolina Bar (House of Delegates, 1996-2008, 2014-present; Chairman, Practice & Procedure Committee, 1998-1999)
  • American Association for Justice
  • South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association for Justice (President, Student Chapter, 1990-1992)
  • Southern Trial Lawyers Association (Board Member 2015 - present)

Honors

  • Leadership in Law 2016

To get in touch with Mr. Kahn, call (843) 547-0240 or contact him online today!

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