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John P. Linton - Charleston, SC

96 Broad Street Charleston, SC 29401

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Updated: 08/09/2021

Charleston Civil Matters Lawyer


Mr. Linton is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, a Permanent Member of the Judicial Conference of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, Past President of the American Board of Trial Advocates (Lowcountry Chapter), member of the Merit Selection Panel for the Appointment of United States Magistrate Judge Robert S. Carr (appointed by the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina)...

About John P. Linton

Practice Areas

  • Civil Matters


  • 98%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Special Counsel


Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, 1975
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit

Other Affiliations

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference (Member)
  • Charleston County Bar (Member)
  • Coastal Chapter of American Board of Trial Advocates (President)
  • South Carolina Supreme Court’s Grievance Committee (Member)


  • University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina
    Honors: Compleat Lawyer Award in 2003
  • Wofford College, South Carolina

Past Positions

  • Justice Julius B. Ness, South Carolina Supreme Court, Law Clerk

Pro Bono Activities

  • The American Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the Trident Way
  • Board of the Coastal Community Foundation
  • Vice-Chairman of the Pinewood Preparatory School Board of Directors


Other Sources of Feedback About John P. Linton

Included on the 2023 South Carolina list

Past Lists

  • 2022 South Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 South Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 South Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 South Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 South Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 South Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 South Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 South Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 South Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 South Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 South Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 South Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 South Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 South Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 South Carolina Super Lawyers list

View the profile for John P. Linton on Super Lawyers


  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
  • Best Lawyers in America for over five years in the Bet-the-Company category
  • Awarded the Bet-the-Company Litigator of the Year for the Charleston area for 2014
  • Super Lawyers
  • Tier One of Chambers Best Business Litigation Lawyers in America

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Office Information


96 Broad Street Charleston, SC 29401


  • (843) 720-2047

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