Benjamin A. Baroody

Benjamin A. Baroody

Contact Information

Phone: 843-916-7167
E-mail: BBaroody@Bellamylaw.com
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Education:

  • University of South Carolina, J.D. (2004);
  • The Citadel, B.A. (2001, cum laude)

Admitted:

  • South Carolina (2004);
  • North Carolina (2010);
  • U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina (2005);
  • U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals (2005)

Practice Areas

  • Business and Commercial Litigation: Contracts, Real Estate/Property, Corporate/Shareholder/Member
  • Employment Consultation and Contracts
  • Employment Litigation
  • Mediation
  • Probate Litigation: Guardianship and Conservatorship Appointment and Disputes
  • Probate Litigation: Wills, Trusts, and Estate Disputes

Biography

Ben Baroody is a shareholder in the firm’s litigation department. He is an experienced trial lawyer who has tried more than twenty cases to verdict and participated in countless hearings before State and Federal Court Judges in South Carolina and North Carolina. He has argued cases before the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeals of South Carolina.

Ben’s practice focuses on representation of both business and individuals in all aspects of business, employment and probate disputes. He also assists other lawyers in his firm in preparing plans, strategies and documents to prevent disputes and lawsuits.

Ben graduated from The Citadel cum laude and as a member of the Phi Kappa Phi honor society with a B.A. in English. As a cadet, he was:

  • Chairman of the Honor Committee
  • President of the Inn of Court
  • Opinion Editor of the Brigadier
  • Member of the Round Table
  • Recipient of the Harry S. Dent Scholarship for Americanism

He also completed the Cambridge Summer Scholar Program at Selwyn College, Cambridge University in England.

He went on to graduate from the University of South Carolina School of Law where he was:

  • Manager of the National Moot Court Team
  • Associate Justice of Competitions of the Moot Court Bar
  • Member of the John Belton O’Neill Inn of Court

Ben joined the law firm of Aiken Bridges, P.A. in Florence following graduation from law school, where he practiced for three years as a trial lawyer.

Ben joined the Bellamy Law Firm as an associate in May of 2007 and was elected Shareholder in 2013. Since moving to the Grand Strand, Ben has served as:

  • President of the Horry County Bar Association
  • President of the Grand Strand Sertoma Club
  • 15th Circuit Representative to the South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division
  • Member of the South Carolina Judicial Qualifications Committee
  • Chairman of the Board of the St. Peters Lutheran Church Preschool
  • Charter Member of GS Lead
  • Member of the Chamber of Commerce’s Legislative Policy Counsel

Ben is a native of Florence, South Carolina.  He enjoys spending time at home with his wife and three children in Murrells Inlet, as well as fishing, hunting, playing golf, and traveling.