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Ellis I. Kahn

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Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity (President, South Carolina Chapter, 1960); Pi Sigma Alpha. Member, Editorial Board, South Carolina Law Quarterly, 1959-1961. Author: "Due -Process: Extraterritorial Service of Process," 11 South Carolina Law Quarterly 383, 1959. Capt. Judge Advocate, USAF, 1961-1964, Law Clerk to U.S. District Judge R.W. Hemphill, 1964-1966. Permanent Member, 4th Circuit Judicial Conference. Member, U.S. District Court Advisory Committee, 1984-1996. Listed in: Who's Who in America; Who's Who in American Law. AV Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell.


The Citadel, A.B., Distinguished Military Graduate 1958;

Law School

University of South Carolina, J.D. 1961 
Southern Methodist University -Graduate Law Studies

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified Medical Malpractice, American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys
  • Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Certified Mediator, South Carolina Supreme Court

Practice Areas


  • Charleston County and American Bar Associations
  • South Carolina Bar (Chairman, Medical Malpractice Section, 1975-1977)
  • American Association for Justice (State Committeeman, 1970-1974)
  • South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association (President, 1976-1977)
  • International Society of Barristers (Fellow, 1982—)
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy (Civil Diplomate, 1982—)
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy, (Member, Board of Trustees, 2007—)
  • American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys (Diplomate, 1981—)
  • Member, Board of Governors, (1989—2019)

Court Admissions

  • South Carolina
  • U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina
  • U.S. Tax Court and U.S. Court of Military Appeals
  • U.S. Supreme Court; District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Claims Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit

Reasons to Choose Kahn Law Firm

  • Available 24/7 with Weekend Appointments
  • Free Consultations
  • You Don't Pay Unless We Win
  • Board Certified Lawyers
  • Over a Century of Collective Experience

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