Leigh is a partner and founding member at the Leventis Law Firm, LLC, with more than 40 years of experience. Licensed in the state of South Carolina, he focuses his practice on criminal and civil litigation, as well as worker's compensation cases.
Leigh received his B.S. from the University of South Carolina in 1975, where he served as student body vice president in his junior year (1974) and as the student body president his senior year (1975). He received his J.D. from the University of South Carolina in 1978, and was appointed as a Magistrate in Lexington County, South Carolina. During this time, Leigh also was a sole practitioner, focusing on a wide variety of criminal and civil suits. Beginning in the late 1980s, Leigh served for five years as the lawyer for SCLEOA (South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers' Association). Since 2011, Leigh has served part-time as a Municipal Judge in the town of Lexington, South Carolina, while also representing clients of the Leventis Law Firm.
Leigh is known for his thorough work and dedication to his clients, with an enviable attention to detail. His experience and passion for seeking justice for every client has translated into an impressive record of success over four decades of practice.
Leigh enjoys spending time with his family and balances work time with personal time-preferably poolside.
Joe is a partner at the Leventis Law Firm. He is an experienced trial lawyer, licensed in South Carolina, and focuses his practice on complex criminal and civil litigation.
A lifelong resident of Columbia, South Carolina, Joe holds both a B.S. (2009) and a J.D. (2013) from the University of South Carolina. While attending law school, Joe served as a law clerk at the Fifth Judicial Circuit Solicitor's Office; after graduation, he began working as an Assistant Solicitor for that Office, trying cases in both General Sessions and Magistrate's Court. Subsequent to his tenure in the Fifth Judicial Circuit Solicitor's Office, Joe went to work for the Richard A. Harpootlian law firm, joining a team of other experienced litigators. There, he worked at the federal and state court levels handling a variety of criminal and civil litigation cases.
Joe aggressively seeks justice for his clients and is a tireless student of the law, leaving no stone unturned in his research and understanding of relevant case law that he can bring to bear in defending criminal clients and achieving a successful outcome for those with civil claims. He takes pride in finding solutions to complex problems and is passionate in his quest for justice for every client.
Joe Leventis excels at delivering practical advice for real-world problems.
An avid sports fan, Joe follows the Atlanta Braves, USC Gamecocks, and Carolina Panthers. He enjoys keeping fit and runs daily, and he loves a good game of golf. He works hard and plays hard, enjoying "happy hour" with friends when his schedule allows.