Charles W. Whetstone, Jr.

Accident Lawyers in Columbia, Myrtle Beach, Kingstree and Marion, South Carolina

Charles has enjoyed a long legal career, starting as a small town general practitioner in St. Matthews, South Carolina, then serving as a Circuit Court Judge presiding over civil and criminal cases across the state, and now practicing complex injury and business litigation with Whetstone Perkins & Fulda.


Columbia, South Carolina
Phone: 803.799.9400
Fax: 803.799.2017
Email: Email me

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, 1975
  • U.S. District Court (S.C.), 1975
  • U.S. Court of Appeals (4th Cir.)


  • University of South Carolina
    • J.D. – 1975 
  • Clemson University
    • B.A. – 1972
    • Honors: Phi Kappa Phi
    • Kappa Alpha Order
    • Tiger Brotherhood
    • The Tiger student newspaper– staff
  • National Judicial College, Reno, NV
    • Trial Judge Training – 1991

Honors and Awards 

  • S.C. Superlawyers, 2008 – 2011
  • Lawdragon Top 500 Plaintiffs Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers SC
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rating

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Association for Justice
  • National College of Advocacy
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • South Carolina Association for Justice
  • Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • Richland County Bar Association
  • Shady Grove United Methodist Church

Past Employment Positions

  • South Carolina Circuit Court Judge, 1991-1998

Practice Areas of Interest