James B. Moore III
James B. Moore III is a third generation South Carolina lawyer and tenacious advocate for injured victims in the courtroom and at the negotiation table. James was admitted to practice law in South Carolina in November of 2008 and has since obtained record-setting verdicts and settlements for individuals in a variety of cases, including trucking accidents, motor vehicle accidents, civil rights violations, medical and hospital negligence, nursing home negligence and abuse, negligence at schools and summer camps, college hazing abuse, pharmaceutical errors, and premises injuries resulting in over $100 million dollars in verdicts and settlements for his clients.
Prior to founding Evans Moore, LLC, James served as judicial law clerk to the Honorable Benjamin H. Culbertson, Fifteenth Judicial Circuit in Georgetown and Conway, South Carolina from 2008 to 2010. While clerking for Judge Culbertson, James observed and participated in numerous civil and criminal jury trials in Georgetown and Horry Counties. After completing his judicial clerkship, he entered private practice with the Bell Legal Group, located in Georgetown, South Carolina and then on to McLeod Legal Group, located in Charleston, South Carolina where he represented individuals injured by defective products and institutional negligence (hospitals, correctional facilities, schools, and nursing homes).
He has received numerous accolades based on his commitment to trial advocacy including being recognized by South Carolina Super Lawyers Magazine as a “Rising Star” for 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018, and has been named a Super Lawyer for 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022. James has also been recognized for obtaining one of the top 25 highest jury verdicts in the United States in 2014; one the top 10 highest jury verdicts in South Carolina in 2016; one of the top 50 highest non-jury verdicts in the United States for 2019; and one of the top 10 highest jury verdicts in South Carolina for 2021. Many of his cases have been featured in local and national news outlets including The New York Times, ABC National News, New York Daily News, and the UK Daily Mail.
James is an active member of the American Bar Association, the Georgetown County Bar Association, the Charleston County Bar Association, and the South Carolina Association for Justice. James is admitted to practice in all South Carolina state and federal courts, including the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina and the United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.
James is a committed steward of the communities that he serves and while he contributes services and resources to many charities across the Lowcountry, he fondly cherishes the Annual Evans Moore Turkey Giveaway. Each year at Thanksgiving, the firm works with Georgetown area non-profits to provide Thanksgiving meals to those in need during the holiday.
Born in Charleston, South Carolina and raised in Georgetown, South Carolina, James now lives in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina with his wife, Rachel. Together, they have a daughter and a son. When James is not in the courtroom, he enjoys fishing the Winyah Bay, hunting his family farm in Andrews, South Carolina, and spending time with his family in the intracoastal waterways.