Robert E. Kneece III

Robert E. Kneece III

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Robert Kneece practices out of Turner Padget’s Charleston office with a focus on insurance litigation.

His practice includes defending personal injury, premises liability, trucking accidents, wrongful death, commercial litigation, and other general liability claims. Robert has also worked on a number of matters regarding insurance coverage and bad faith claims. He has obtained successful results in jury trials while representing insurance carriers, businesses, and individuals.

Robert received his undergraduate degree from the South Carolina Honors College at the University of South Carolina and his Juris Doctor from Emory University School of Law. While in law school, Robert served as a summer law clerk for United States Magistrate Judge Joseph R. McCrorey and also worked as a summer associate for Turner Padget.

Prior to joining Turner Padget as an associate attorney, Robert served as a law clerk to the Honorable Paula H. Thomas of the South Carolina Court of Appeals, and later clerked for the Honorable Eugene C. Griffith, Jr., of South Carolina's Eighth Judicial Circuit. In clerking at both the trial and appellate levels, Robert extensively researched and drafted orders and opinions for a variety of civil and criminal cases in South Carolina.

  • Reached favorable jury verdicts in several cases representing individuals from the South Carolina Lowcountry and elsewhere
  • Gained successful results in multiple jury trials representing “empty chair” defendants
  • Obtained defense verdicts in a variety of jury trials, involving car accidents, premises liability claims, and personal injury disputes
  • Emory University School of Law, J.D., 2013
  • University of South Carolina Honors College, Bachelor of Arts in History, 2009
  • South Carolina Bar, 2013
  • United States District Court, District of South Carolina, 2016
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Judicial Circuit, 2016

Professional or Industry Involvement

  • Charleston County Bar Association, member, 2017 - present
  • American Bar Association, member, 2017 - present
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association, member, 2017 – present

Community or Pro Bono Involvement

  • Charleston Young Professionals, Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, member, 2017 - present

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