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Mike Kelly Law Group Personal Injury Attorneys

When legal trouble comes your way, who do you turn to? What are your rights and legal obligations? Often, the way things work is very different from how the legal system is presented in the media. To find out the best way to handle your problems, contact the personal injury attorneys at the law firm of Mike Kelly Law Group, based in Columbia, Myrtle Beach, and Winnsboro, SC.

If you have been injured because of someone else's negligence or willful action, you may be entitled to compensation to make you whole. To get what you deserve, you often need a lawyer to fight for your rights. Whether your case involves injuries from an accident, disability benefits, or a dispute with a neighbor, Mike Kelly and the personal injury lawyers at the firm will put their years of experience and strong moral principles at your disposal to effort justice for you. You have the law on your side, and we take fighting for justice for you very seriously.

Free Personal Injury Consultations When You Need Help

Think you may need legal help in a situation? Come in for a free consultation at Mike Kelly Law Group. We will listen carefully to your situation - something you can expect throughout your dealings with us. We will fight vigorously for your rights because of our deep concern for you and our commitment to exacting justice on your behalf.

Columbia, Myrtle Beach and Winnsboro Office Locations

We want to be your advocate when you need a personal injury attorney. For prompt, compassionate service contact one of our offices today:

Columbia Office
Suggs & Kelly Law Center
500 Taylor Street
Columbia, South Carolina 29201

Myrtle Beach Office
816 Broadway Street
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Winnsboro Office
Thespian Hall
106 E. Washington Street
Winnsboro, SC 29180

Contact Us For A Free Consultation

Areas of Law We Practice | How Can We Help?



Social Security



Nursing Home




Bad Faith



Probate - Wills,
Trusts & Estates

Real Estate

Licensure Defense


Meet Attorney D. Michael Kelly

Our founder, Michael Kelly has practiced law in South Carolina for more than 37 years. He has spent his entire career working hard to protect the rights of South Carolinians and build a better, more just community. Mike is highly experienced in personal injury, workers compensation, disability, insurance litigation and handling professional liability claims. He combines his knowledge of law with a compassionate approach to each client.

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Meet Attorney Lisa Long Cotten

Lisa Long Cotten is an attorney at the Mike Kelly Law Group in downtown Columbia, South Carolina. Affectionately referred to by her co-workers as “the voice of reason”, Lisa concentrates her practice areas on Social Security Disability, Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury.

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Meet Attorney Walton J. “Tad” McLeod, IV

After graduating from the University of South Carolina School of Law, Tad served as a law clerk for the Honorable James R. Barber, III, and later began his practice in the field of insurance defense litigation. Today he also represents veterans who are seeking VA Disability Compensation both at the local regional office level and appellate stage.

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Meet Attorney Brad Hewett

Brad Hewett joined The Mike Kelly Law Group in 2008 and has focused 100% of his practice on civil litigation, with an emphasis on insurance denials, personal injury, nursing home negligence, automobile accidents, construction defects and premises liability claims.

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Meet Attorney Paul Swearingen

Paul began his practice in 1998 and joined the firm as Of Counsel in 2014, practicing in Winnsboro and Columbia. Paul focuses his practice on real estate and probate matters. Paul served the State Bar as a member of the House of Delegates for the 6th Judicial Circuit from 2009-2011.

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Meet Attorney Jill Wright

After graduating from the Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, where she received a B.A. in Psychology and a B.A. in Political Science, Jill went on to complete her Juris Doctor degree at the University of South Carolina. Upon completing law school in 1999, Jill enjoyed the unique privilege of serving as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Paula H. Thomas in Georgetown, South Carolina.

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Meet Attorney Richard Wallace, Jr.

Attorney Rick Wallace began his of counsel role with the Mike Kelly Law Group in late 2011. He brings to the Mike Kelly Law Group a diverse background as a South Carolina lawyer and CPA. His career has been in transactional and business law, tax matters, estate and trust planning and administration, including a focus on complex corporate structure and finance and on real estate development.
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News & Updates


Ten Years Going Strong – Brookland Academy Child Development Center

There is nothing more important than the safety of our children.   A great number of families are comprised of two working parents who are reliant on child care during the day to support their professional lives.    From all of us at Mike Kelly Law Group –   Congratulations to Brookland Academy Child Development Center for […]

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