Eric M. Staggs joined the firm in February of 2019. He was born in Lexington, Kentucky and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. He was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 2013.
Spaulding University (B.S. 2008) and University of South Carolina School of Law (J.D. 2012)
St. Thaddeus Episcopal Church in Aiken, South Carolina; South Carolina Bar Association; Aiken County Bar Association; Beaufort County Bar Association; National Association of Criminal Defense lawyers; South Carolina Association for Justice and South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense lawyers.
Eric Staggs was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 2013 and admitted to practice in all state and federal courts. He is death penalty certified. His areas of practice include criminal defense, personal injury and other civil litigation. Mr. Staggs served as a public defender in both Richland and Beaufort Counties before joining the Firm. As an assistant public defender he represented clients in both Magistrate and General Sessions Court including those charged with felonies.
Eric is married to Leigh (Bilodeau) Staggs, and they have one daughter.