Fayrell Furr Jr.

Fayrell Furr Jr.

Location:
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Phone:
843-213-6737 (Myrtle Beach)
800-648-2947 (Toll free Myrtle Beach)
Fax:
843-448-6445
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate, by the National Board of Trial, Advocacy 1984, Recertified 1989,1994,1999,2004,2009
  • Board Certified by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys, State Committee

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, 1968
  • U.S. District Court District of South Carolina
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1989

Education

  • University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina
    • J.D. - 1968
    • Honors: Omicron Delta Kappa
    • Honors: Phi Alpha Delta
  • University of South Carolina
    • B.A. - 1965

Published Works

  • "Final Argument", Section, South Carolina Civil Trial, Techniques Handbook, 1997
  • Medical and Health Professionals, (Co-Author), South Carolina Jurisprudence, 1996
  • "Medical Malpractice, Plaintiff's Perspective", South Carolina Practice Manual, 2000
  • Permissible Arguments on Damages in Closing Arguments, 2002

Classes/Seminars

  • Visiting Lecturer, Comparative Constitutional Law, University of Saigon Law School, Saigon, S. Vietnam, 1970 - 1971
  • Numerous CLE presentations for South Carolina Association for Justice (SCAJ), American Association for Justice (AAJ), Civil Trial Lawyer's Association, ABOTA, South Carolina Bar Association
  • Frequent Lecturer on Medicine and the Law, USC Law School
  • Frequent Lecturer on Medicine and the Law, Medical University of South Carolina

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America, 2015 - 2016
  • Newsweek's Top Attorneys in the Country for 2011
  • American Eagle Award 2011, Southern Trial Lawyers
  • Wiedemann & Wysocki Award 2011, American Association for Justice
  • Lifetime Achievement Award 2011, American Association for Justice
  • STLA Warhorse Award
  • S.C. Super Lawyer, 2008 - Present
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers (AAJ), 2008 - Present
  • President's Award from SCAJ, 2005
  • SCAJ Founders Award
  • Founders Award, SCAJ, 2003
  • Victim Voice Award, South Carolina Jury Trial Foundation, 1993
  • Who's Who in the World, 1984 - 1985
  • Who's Who in American Law, 1983 - 1984
  • Most Valuable Member, SCAJ (South Carolina Association for Justice), 1974
  • Bronze Star, 1971
  • Who's Who in The South
  • International Who's Who of Professionals
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rating
  • Wiedemann Wysocki National Finance Council Award
  • News & World Report's Top Law Firms in the U.S. - 2016
  • Super Lawyer's Top 10 Lawyers in South Carolina - 2016
  • Lawyer of the Year, 2016 & 2017
  • U.S New & World Report & Best Lawyers 2017 "Best Law Firms" List

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
  • AAJ; State Committeeman 1977-1979; State Delegate 2000-2005; Bd of Gov 2005-present
  • AAJ; Presidents Club, Charter Member 1999-present; Leaders Forum 2002-present
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy, State Coordinator, 2003 - 2004
  • American Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • Richland County Bar Association
  • Horry County Bar Association
  • South Carolina Association for Justice, Editor of The Bulletin 75-77; President 79-80; Board of Governors 86-
  • Southern Trial Lawyers Association, Bd of Gov, 1992 - ; Parliamentarian 99-00; Sec 01-02;, Treasurer 02-03; VP 03-04; President 05-06
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • U.S. Army, Captain, JAG, 1968 - 1973
  • Legal Assistance & Litigation, Ft. Jackson, S.C., Assistant Staff Judge Advocate - Chief Claims, 1971 - 1973
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy, State Coordinator, 2003 - 2004