Michael C. Abbott

Abbott, Mckissick & Hopewell, LLC

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29572


Accident, Auto Accident, Civil, Contract, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Workers Compensation, Workplace

Michael C. Abbott graduated from Camden High School in Camden, S.C in 1980. Michael graduated with honors(cum laude) from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 1984.  Michael worked in the insurance business for one year, then in the apparel/textile industry for 6 years in South Carolina and Georgia.

In 1993, Michael graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law with a Juris Doctorate degree. He was a member of the Moot Court Bar and the Order of Wig and Robe while in law school. He was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in November, 1993 and practiced with the state-wide law firm Turner, Padget, Graham & Laney in Florence until January, 2004. Thereafter, he practiced with the Hyman Law Firm until December, 2010. He resigned to found Abbott McKissick Law Firm, LLC in January 2011, which is now Abbott, McKissick Hopewell, LLC

Michael is a member of the Florence County Bar Association (2015 President), S.C. Bar Association, and is admitted to practice before all State courts and the United States District Court for South Carolina. Michael has tried numerous cases to verdict in various trial courts throughout the Pee Dee in his more than 20 years of civil litigation practice, including personal injury, workers compensation, Social Security disability, contract law, and business disputes. Michael is also a certified civil court mediator.

Michael is widowed with two children. He is a member of Central United Methodist Church and has volunteered for many years as a youth baseball, soccer and basketball coach. Michael’s hobbies include swimming, cycling, tennis and sports of all kinds

Education & Credentials

University Attended:
University of South Carolina, B.A., 1984

Law School Attended:
University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 1993

Year of First Admission:

1993, South Carolina
470 W. Evans Street
Florence, SC 29501

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