Attorney Profile

Jim Courtney, Attorney at Law, Call 843-822-9800

Jim was born and raised in Charleston and graduated from James Island High School. He attended the College of Charleston for two years, before moving to Missouri.

In 1993, Jim became a police officer with the Marceline Police Department, in northern Missouri. After four years he was promoted to Sergeant, assisting the Chief and Lieutenant with supervising other officers, training and investigations. He served for a total of ten years, attending college full-time as well, graduating with dual degrees in Criminal Justice and Ethics.

Jim attended the University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Law and did an internship with the Jackson County Public Defender’s Office. He was offered a job with them, but declined in order to move back home to Charleston.

Since being back in South Carolina, he has worked in both the Beaufort County and Berkeley County solicitor’s offices. Jim has tried several dozen cases, and knows most of the ways prosecutors secure convictions.

He settled in Summerville, and continues to help the people of Dorchester, Berkeley and Charleston counties and others through his law practice.

Jim enjoys an active lifestyle and brings that enthusiasm for life to the courtroom. Call him today so he can put his experience and enthusiasm to work for you. 843-822-9800