William Smith

William Smith

Chappell, Smith & Arden
  • Workers' Compensation
  • South Carolina
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Summary

William L. “Bill” Smith, II is a founding partner of Chappell, Smith & Arden. He concentrates his practice in workers’ compensation and mediation. Bill graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law and was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 1984. In his years of practice, he has handled thousands of cases for injured workers. He uses his knowledge and experience in workers’ compensation to pursue justice, obtain the compensation and improve conditions for workers

Practice Area
  • Workers' Compensation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
South Carolina
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Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
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U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina
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Professional Experience
Founding Partner
Chappell, Smith & Arden
Current
Education
University of South Carolina School of Law
J.D. (1984)
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University of South Carolina
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Limestone College
B.A.
Honors: Summa Cum Laude
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Awards
Recipient
Best Lawyers in America
AV Rated
Martindale Hubbell
Top Injured Workers’ Attorneys
Workers’ Injury Law and Advocacy Group
Professional Associations
Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group
Member
Current
Activities: Board of Directors / CLE Chair / Secretary / Executive Committee
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South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Educational Association
Past Board Member & Officer
Current
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Injured Workers’ Advocates
Member
Current
Activities: President(1999-2001), Sustaining Member and Serves on Legislative Committee.
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South Carolina Association for Justice
Member
Current
Activities: Legislative Committee
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Workers’ Compensation Section of the South Carolina Bar
Past Chairman
Current
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Kids Chance of South Carolina
Past Board of Directors & Officer
Current
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Governor’s Advisory Committee for Workers’ Compensation Laws
Current
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Commission of Lawyer Conduct
Member
Current
Activities: Appointed by the South Carolina Supreme Court
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Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group
Treasurer
- Current
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College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers
Member
- Current
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Limestone College
Board of Trustees
- Current
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South Carolina State Bar # 5226
Member
- Current
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Certifications
Certified Mediator
South Carolina
Websites & Blogs
Website
Chappell, Smith & Arden
Blog
Chappell, Smith & Arden Blog
Contact & Map
Chappell, Smith & Arden
1510 Calhoun Street
Columbia, SC 29201
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 531-9780
Telephone: (803) 929-3600
Fax: (803) 929-3604
Sumter Office
27 W. Calhoun St.
Sumter, SC 29150
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 531-9780
Florence Office
181 S. Coit St.
Florence, SC 29501
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 531-9780
Aiken Office
322 Laurens St. NW
Aiken, SC 29801
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 531-9780
Rock Hill Office
1770 India Hook Road
Rock Hill, SC 29732
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 531-9780