Attorney - Jack G. Gresh

Attorney:

Jack G. Gresh
Partner
HBS Charleston Office

P: 843-720-3474
F: 843-720-3475
E: jgresh@hallboothsmith.com
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Overview

Jack Gresh is the managing partner of the Charleston, South Carolina, office where he and the firm serve their clients' needs from the Upstate to the Lowcountry.

His practice is concentrated on medical malpractice, legal malpractice, product liability and serving as a certified mediator.  He is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.He is an active member in the Charleston County bar Association, the State Bar of South Carolina and the State Bar of Georgia. 

Jack obtained a Juris Doctorate from georgia State University College of Law, where he graduated cum laude. He completed a bachelor of Arts in economics at the University of Georgia, cum laude, where he received the Outstanding Academis Achievement Award. Jack is also certified by the South Carolina Board of Arbitrator and Mediator Certification as a circut court mediator.

In his free time, he serves as a volunteer firefighter with Sullivan's Island Fire and Rescue. 

Practice Areas

Professional Malpractice and Ethics

Mr. Gresh has represented a number of different non-medical professionals in cases involving professional negligence and other claims, including defending lawyers, home inspectors, and real-estate agents.

Education

J.D., cum laude, Georgia State University
B.A. Economics, cum laude , University of Georgia

Admitted

South Carolina all courts
U.S.D.C. South Carolina
Georgia all courts
U.S.D.C. Northern District of GA
U.S.D.C. Middle District of GA
Georgia Court of Appeals
Georgia Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

Membership

American Bar Association
State Bar of South Carolina
State Bar of Georgia
Charleston County Bar Association

Activities

Volunteer Firefighter with Sullivan's Island Fire and Rescue

Past Chairman of Atlanta Claims Association Education and Full Outing Committee

Awards

AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

South Carolina SuperLawyers Rising Star - 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015

Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Star 2007 and 2008

Selected Articles / Presentations

“Defending Damages and Dismantling the Reptile Theory”, for AWAC conference, Hartford, CT, September 2018"

Preventing Category Two Fetal Heart Monitoring Strip Liability: Safeguarding Against Incorrect Readings and responses," for ACI 17th Annual Advanced Forum on Obstetric malpractice Claims, Philadelphia, PA, June 2018

"Third Party Litigation Funding," New York, NY, June 2018

"Tips on Being An Effective Defense Lawyer at trial." Presented at the 27th Annual SCDTAA Trial Academy, Columbia, SC, May 2018

"Understanding Medical malpractice Frequency and Severity Trends," Charleston, SC, March 2018

"New Emerging Trend in Brain Cooling Techniques to Minimize Brain Damage," Presented for ACI's 16th Annual Advanced Forum on Obstetric Malpractice Claims, Philadelphia, PA, June 2017

"SC Law Update on Medical malpractice," for SCSHRM Annual meeting, Hilton Head, SC, March 2017

"Handling Catastrophic Injury Cases: A Holistis Approach," for ICLE 32nd Annual Medical Malpractice Liability seminar, Fernandina Beach, FL, November 2016 

"Comparing and Contrasting SC, GA and TN Medical Malpractice Law", April 2010

"South Carolina Tort Reform: Results and Predictions", March, 2010

"How to Successfully Defend Brain Damaged Baby Cases", July, 2008

"Obstetrical Maloccurrence:  Is it Malpractice", May, 2008