About Craig Brown

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South Carolina Personal Injury Attorney
D. Craig Brown

D. Craig Brown was born in Sumter, South Carolina in 1969. He is the son of David H. and Mary M. Brown. He is married to Kay Hunt Brown from Bishopville, South Carolina and they have three children, a daughter and two sons.

He grew up in Williamsburg County where he attended Hemingway Primary School, Hemingway Middle School, and Williamsburg Academy, where he graduated from in 1987. He then entered The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, in 1988 and graduated in 1992 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. After graduating from The Citadel, he went to work with the South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole, and Pardon Services in Richland County. He entered the University of South Carolina School of Law in the fall of 1994 and graduated in 1997. Upon graduation, he went to work as a Law Clerk for The Honorable M. Duane Shuler, a South Carolina Circuit Court Judge.

In 1998, he moved to Florence, South Carolina, after taking a job with the former law firm of Bridges, Orr, Derrick & Ervin. While working at Bridges, Orr Derrick & Ervin, his primary area of practice was insurance defense. He worked with this firm until May, 2001, when he entered into private practice. While in private practice, he engaged in personal injury litigation, insurance defense, and criminal defense (State and Federal). During the course of his legal career, he has been admitted to practice law in the South Carolina State Court’s, Federal District Court for South Carolina, and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. On February 3, 2010, he was elected by the General Assembly to the position of Circuit Judge, At-Large, Seat Number 8. He served in this capacity until June 30, 2023 when he decided to transition back into the private practice of law.

In addition, he has served as an adjunct professor at Florence-Darlington Technical College and Francis Marion University where he taught Business Law. He has also served as a Commissioner on the Florence County Voter Registration and Elections Commission and he is a past president of the Pee Dee Area Citadel Club. He coached baseball for several years at Delmae, Savannah Grove Park, and currently serves as president of this league. He coached in the Florence City Football League, winning a state championship in the 9-10 year old age division. He coached the West Florence Jr. Legion Baseball team in the summer of 2021 and 2022, winning the state championship in 2021. He has coached the West Florence Jr. Varsity baseball team the last two years and is currently coaching the West Sandlapper Summer Baseball Team.

He is a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church.