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Johnny J. Stewart, Jr.

Johnny J. Stewart, Jr.

Attorney in North Charleston, South Carolina


phone: (843) 577-5460

fax: (843) 725-0015

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Johnny Stewart practices in the litigation department at the firm's North Charleston office, where he is dedicated to providing comprehensive legal solutions. With a strong record of trial experience, Johnny has successfully represented individuals, local municipalities, and large multinational corporations in various legal matters, including Roadway Incidents, Premises Liability, Medical Malpractice cases, and Property Disputes.

Johnny earned his Juris Doctor degree from the Charleston School of Law, where he distinguished himself as the best oral advocate in moot court and trial advocacy competitions. His exceptional advocacy skills were further acknowledged when he received the prestigious "Advocate of the Year" award in 2016.

Before joining the esteemed Finkel Law Firm, Johnny pursued his legal career as a trial attorney at one of the state's leading personal injury law firms. He passionately advocated for numerous clients in personal injury litigation, gaining invaluable experience. Additionally, Johnny honed his legal skills as an insurance defense attorney, representing prominent insurance companies in South Carolina. His clientele included trucking companies, chain restaurants, and local hospital systems, and he adeptly handled a diverse range of legal disputes.

Outside the realm of law, Johnny cherishes moments spent with his wife, Julie Beeks Stewart, who currently serves as a Magistrate Judge in Dorchester County. Together, they are proud parents to a child, savoring the joys of parenthood. Johnny also maintains a deep-rooted affection for the University of Tennessee Volunteers. Beyond the office, you can often find Johnny passionately following and supporting the Vols as they strive for greatness.

For those seeking legal assistance in property disputes, Johnny’s extensive experience and dedication make him an excellent choice for navigating the complexities of co-owned property and related legal issues.

Areas of Practice:

  • Personal Injury
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Property Disputes

Bar Admissions:

  • South Carolina, 2016
  • US District Court of South Carolina, 2020


  • Charleston School of Law, 2016
    • Juris Doctor
    • Moot Court Board, Member
    • Trial Advocacy Board, Member
    • Honors: Charleston School of Law 2L Moot Court Competition, Champion (’14)
    • Honors: Oral Advocate of the Year (’16)
    • Honors: Dean’s List
  • The University of Tennessee, 2013
    • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science
    • Honors: Dean’s List

Professional and Civic Involvement:

  • James L. Petigru American Inn of Court, Member
  • South Carolina Association for Justice, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Southern Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Big Brother Big Sister of the Lowcountry, Big Brother and Fundraiser
  • University of Tennessee Charleston Alumni Association, Member
  • Great Business Networking – Flowertown, Member

Honors and Awards:

  • Top 40 under 40 civil litigators by the National Trial Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars
  • SC Lawyers Weekly Powerlist for Personal Injury

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