Palmer Freeman, Of Counsel

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

Palmer is a graduate of Fort Mill High School and Davidson College. Upon graduation from college, he joined the Army where he achieved the rank of 1st Lt. and served in Vietnam with the 4th Infantry Division.

Palmer has four sons, two of whom are also attorneys. His wife, Jane, recently retired from Winthrop University where she was director of Health and Counseling Services.


Columbia, South Carolina
Phone: 803.799.9400
Fax: 803.376.5084
Email: Email me
Paralegal/Legal Assistant: Carey Drafts, email Carey

Bar Admissions

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


  • University of South Carolina
    • J.D.
    • S.C. Law Review
    • International Moot Court Team 
  • Davidson College
    • B.A.
  • Mediation Training, Nov. 2002

 Professional Associations and Memberships

  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • Richland County Bar Association
  • Chairman, Appleseed Legal Foundation
  • Former Trustee, Winthrop University
  • Former Member, SC Coastal Council
  • Former President, York County Bar Association
  • Former Member, S.C. Bar House of Delegates
  • Former Member, Governing Board of Richland County Public Defender Corporation
  • Former Member, Governing Board of Palmetto Trails
  • Former Member, Governing Board of SC Nature Conservancy

Past Employment Positions

  • United States Army, 1st Lt. (Served in Vietnam with the 4th Infantry Division)
  • South Carolina House of Representatives, 1976-86
  • Mack, Mack & Freeman
  • Spencer & Spencer, 1981
  • Sinkler & Boyd (now Haynesworth, Sinkler & Boyd), 1986
  • Suggs & Kelly, 1996
  • James C. Anders & Associates, P.A.