About M. Edwin Hinds, Jr.

M. Edwin Hinds, Jr.

Contact Information

Phone: 843.916.7175
E-mail: EHindsjr@bellamylaw.com Download vCard

Practice Areas

  • Banking and Commerce
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Development Planning
  • Easement and Real Property Litigation
  • Leases
  • Permitting
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Zoning

Peer Review Rating: BV Rated
Education: University of South Carolina, J.D. (1982); University of South Carolina, B.S. (1979)
Admitted: South Carolina (1982)
Born: Salina, Kansas, February 21, 1957


Horry County Bar Association, South Carolina Bar Association


Edwin was born in Salina, Kansas in 1957 while his father was serving in the military. Edwin graduated from the University of South Carolina where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Insurance and Economic Securities. Edwin graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1982.

After clerking for the Bellamy Law Firm in 1980 and 1981, Edwin joined the firm in 1982. He primarily practices commercial and residential real estate law. Edwin has worked with developers on numerous oceanfront high-rise resort developments, mixed-use developments, single-family residential subdivisions, and commercial developments. Edwin is a member of the Horry County and South Carolina Bar Associations.

Edwin is very active in the Myrtle Beach community. He is an active member of the Dunes Golf and Beach Club and has recently served as the Club’s President. He is an active member and elder at the First Presbyterian Church, where he has chaired various committees. Edwin is the President/Chairman of the Board of the Horry County Board of Disabilities and Special Needs, a member of the Board of United Way of Horry County, Treasurer of the Community Assistance Center Board, and serves on the Board of Advisors of the Chapin Foundation. He was a prior member of the Board of Visitors of Presbyterian College, and was a past president of Helping Hand of Myrtle Beach.

When not practicing law, Edwin enjoys spending time with his wife, Rebecca, playing golf, fishing, hunting, and relaxing at the beach.

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