J. Graham Sturgis, Jr., Attorney At Law & Certified Family Court Mediator
A South Carolina native, practicing law since 1977 with emphasis on Family Law, Personal Injury, and Equine Law. He is a graduate of Davidson College and The University of South Carolina School of Law, where he was a member of Wig and Robe, and Law Review.
Separation - Divorce - Custody - Support
We represent clients in family law matters ranging from simple separations to complex high-asset fault divorces. We recognize the importance of thorough client counseling and provide focused, goal-oriented advocacy. Our practice is highly experienced in all aspects of resolution of family law matters, including negotiations, mediation, arbitration and trial. We will work closely with professional counselors, custody evaluators, guardians and financial experts to guide families through these difficult passages in their lives.
Family Law Mediation
Mediation is mandatory in Family Law cases. Mr. Sturgis is a Certified Family Law Mediator with a background in litigation and psychology. Mediation provides parties with successful outcomes tailored to their individual circumstances. The reduced cost to clients and enhanced control over outcomes provided by Mediation makes it an attractive means of Alternative Dispute Resolution.
We have provided numerous successes for our clients in cases of bodily injury, sexual abuse, parental kidnapping, and fraud cases. Including numerous multimillion-dollar settlements or judgements. We also successfully represent clients in Worker's Compensation cases.
Mr. Sturgis is owner of Brick Church Farm, and past president of the South Carolina Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association. He has been admitted to the American College of Equine Attorney’s and provides a full spectrum of services for transactions, farm documents, and litigation.
Mr. Sturgis has received an AV Rating for the Highest Possible Rating in Both Legal Ability & Ethical Standards Reflecting the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and Judiciary.