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1507 Richland Street, Columbia, SC 29201. (803) 556-7285

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About Chris Truluck

Columbia, SC Attorney

Mr. Truluck graduated from The University of Georgia School of Communication in 2002 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communications. He then graduated from the Augusta State University Masters of Science program in 2005 with a Graduate Degree in Experimental Psychology.

After completing his graduate studies, Mr. Truluck immediately entered into the St. Thomas School of Law and received the highest grade for Civil Procedure in his first year. He then transferred with advanced standing to the University of Miami School of Law and graduated Cum Laude in 2008. He was awarded the Thomas E. and Dorothy Bartshe McDougall and the White and Case LLP Scholarships for his academic performance. He also received the mark of Honors for his performance in the Litigation Skills Trial Program.

Mr. Truluck has practiced as a litigator since his admission to the South Carolina Bar in 2008 and has obtained judgment for his clients in numerous bench trials and over a dozen jury trials. He has also successfully handled appeals to the Court of Common Pleas, Court of Appeals and South Carolina Supreme Court. He is knowledgeable about all phases of pre and post-trial work.

Areas of Practice:

  • Civil Litigation

  • Criminal Law


Bar Admissions:

  • South Carolina, 2008

  • South Carolina Federal District Court, 2015


Education:

  • University of Miami School of Law, Miami, Florida, 2008

    • J.D.

    • Honors: Cum Laude

    • Honors: Litigation Skills Trial Program Honors

    • Honors: Thomas E. and Dorothy Bartshe McDougall Scholarship

    • Honors: White & Case LLP Scholarship

 

  • St. Thomas School of Law, Miami, Florida

    • Honors: Highest Award: Civil Procedure

 

  • M.S. Experimental Psychology

    • Authorship Credit in Psychology & Marketing Journal, September 2012

    • South Eastern Psychological Association Presentation, Spring 2004 & 2005

 

  • B.A.

    • Honors: Hope Scholarship, August 1999 – May 2002

    • Augusta State University School of Psychology, Augusta, Georgia, 2005

    • The University of Georgia School of Communications, Athens, Georgia, 2002

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • South Carolina Bar Association

  • Richland County Bar Association


Opinions:

  • In re Richland County Magistrate's Court, 699 S.E.2d 161, 389 S.C. 408 (S.C. 2010)