The Game Changer in Trial Advocacy Education
Charlotte, NC
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May 4-7, 2024

Fayrell Furr Jr.

Myrtle Beach, SC

Senior attorney, Fayrell Furr Jr., from Furr & Henshaw is one of the few lawyers who have been board certified by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys in the field of medical professional negligence, a certification of competency in handling medical malpractice cases.

Mr. Furr has also been granted several prestigious honors within the legal community, including the Southern Trial Lawyers Association’s Warhorse Award in 2010 and the South Carolina Association for Justice’s Founders Award in 2003.

Certified Legal Specialties
*Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate, by the National Board of Trial, Advocacy 1984, Recertified 1989,1994,1999,2004,2009
*Board Certified by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys, State Committee

Bar Admissions
*South Carolina, 1968
*U.S. District Court District of South Carolina
*U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
*U.S. Court of Federal Claims
*U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
*U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
*U.S. Supreme Court, 1989

*University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina
*J.D. – 1968
Honors: Omicron Delta Kappa
Honors: Phi Alpha Delta
• University of South Carolina- B.A. – 1965

Published Works
• “Final Argument”, Section, South Carolina Civil Trial, Techniques Handbook, 1997
• Medical and Health Professionals, (Co-Author), South Carolina Jurisprudence, 1996
• “Medical Malpractice, Plaintiff’s Perspective”, South Carolina Practice Manual, 2000
• Permissible Arguments on Damages in Closing Arguments, 2002

• Visiting Lecturer, Comparative Constitutional Law, University of Saigon Law School, Saigon, S. Vietnam, 1970 – 1971
• Numerous CLE presentations for South Carolina Association for Justice (SCAJ), American Association for Justice (AAJ), Civil Trial Lawyer’s Association, ABOTA, South Carolina Bar Association
• Frequent Lecturer on Medicine and the Law, USC Law School
• Frequent Lecturer on Medicine and the Law, Medical University of South Carolina

Honors and Awards
• Bronze Star, 1971
• Most Valuable Member, SCAJ (South Carolina Association for Justice), 1974
• Founders Award, SCAJ, 2003
• President’s Award from SCAJ, 2005
• Who’s Who in the World, 1984-1985
• Who’s Who in the South
• International Who’s Who of Professionals
• Who’s Who in American Law, 1983-1984
• Victim Voice Award, South Carolina Jury Trial Foundation, 1993
• Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rating
• Wiedemann Wysocki National Finance Council Award
• S. C. Super Lawyer, 2008- Present
• Top 100 Trial Lawyers (AAJ), 2008- Present
• SCAJ Founders Award
• STLA Warhorse Award
• Newsweek’s Top Attorneys in the Country for 2011
• Wiedemann & Wysocki Award 2011, American Association for Justice
• Lifetime Achievement Award 2011, American Association for Justice
• American Eagle Award 2011, Southern Trial Lawyers
• Best Lawyers in America 2015
Professional Associations and Memberships
• American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
• AAJ; State Committeeman 1977-1979; State Delegate 2000-2005; Bd of Gov 2005-present
• AAJ; Presidents Club, Charter Member 1999-present; Leaders Forum 2002-present
• National Board of Trial Advocacy, State Coordinator, 2003 – 2004
• American Bar Association
• South Carolina Bar Association
• Richland County Bar Association
• Horry County Bar Association
• South Carolina Association for Justice, Editor of The Bulletin 75-77; President 79-80; Board of Governors 86-
• Southern Trial Lawyers Association, Bd of Gov, 1992 – ; Parliamentarian 99-00; Sec 01-02;, Treasurer 02-03; VP 03-04; President 05-06
• American Board of Trial Advocates, Member
Past Employment Positions
• U.S. Army, Captain, JAG, 1968 – 1973
• Legal Assistance & Litigation, Ft. Jackson, S.C., Assistant Staff Judge Advocate – Chief Claims, 1971 – 1973
• National Board of Trial Advocacy, State Coordinator, 2003 – 2004