Pamela R. Mullis
We’re very proud to be one of the most established law offices in South Carolina. The Mullis Law Firm was originally founded in 1971 by James Marvin Mullis Jr. a former Judge Advocate in the US Air Force who established the Mullis Law Firm in Columbia, South Carolina. Later joined by his daughter in 1997, Pamela R. Mullis now manages the law firm. Pamela Mullis has been practicing as a civil trial attorney for over 25 years with a focus on personal injury litigation.
Pamela received her BA in Political Science from the College of Charleston, where she was active on campus as a Chi Omega. After working for a few years in the political field in Washington, D.C. she attended Whittier Law School, in Los Angeles, California returning home in 1997 to join her father at the Mullis Law Firm.
Pamela is active in professional associations related to the practice of law. She is the past president of the Southern Trial Lawyers Association, and an active member of the American Association for Justice – currently serving as South Carolina’s representative to the Board of Governors. She served as the Chair of the AAJ Convention Planning Committee for five years, and the chair of the Sole Practitioner & Small Firm Section and is past Chair of the Compliance Committee. She is currently Chair of the Litigation Group Leaders Council and Co-chair of the Trampoline Injury Litigation Group.
James M. Mullis Jr
Pamela believes lawyers should not only serve their clients, but also assist young lawyers and colleagues in their pursuit toward obtaining justice for their clients. In that regard, she serves as Continuing Legal Education Chair for the South Carolina Association for Justice, and serves on their Board of Governors. Pamela is a frequent speaker nationally on a wide variety of topics including trial advocacy, dram shop and negotiation tactics and is a nationally published author in the area of Dram Shop Litigation.
Pamela was honored by the Southern Trial Lawyers Association with the Professor W. McKinley Smiley Lighthouse Award in 2022 for her devotion to the area of advocacy teaching and training of young lawyers and professional peers.
Pamela has obtained millions of dollars in settlements for her clients over the years she has been in practice. She was the first woman in the state of South Carolina inducted into the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. She was also inducted into the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) in 2020, an invitation-only organization of experienced trial lawyers and judges.