J.C. Nicholson, III, is Senior Counsel at The McKay Firm and practices in the areas of general insurance defense, commercial transportation and premises liability.
He is a member of the SC Bar Association and is admitted to practice before all South Carolina state courts and the US District Court for the District of South Carolina.
He graduated from USC School of Law in 2002 where he participated in the Moot Court program and was a member of the ABA Moot Court competition team. He earned his undergraduate degree from USC in 1997 where he was a member of the varsity men’s soccer team and the South Carolina Honors College.
He began his career as a law clerk for U.S. District Judge, G. Ross Anderson, Jr. for the District of South Carolina. He previously worked as an Assistant SC Attorney General. He then became General Counsel for a statewide trade organization that included a health insurance trust, an insurance agency, and government relations work.
He resides in the Columbia area where he enjoys spending time with his family.