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Ian R. O'Shea

Attorney at Law

 

 

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina - 2012

  • United States District Court, District of South Carolina - 2013

  • New York - 2014

 

Education

  • Charleston School of Law

    • J.D. - 2012

  • College of Charleston

    • B.S. Political Science & Communication - 2007

 

Professional Associations

  • Charleston County Bar Association

  • South Carolina Bar Association

  • American Bar Association

  • New York Bar Association

  • Charleston Lawyers Club

 

 

         Ian O’Shea, a proud Charleston native, grew up on James Island, SC.  He attended Charleston County School of the Arts and graduated from James Island High School in 2003.  Ian double-majored, earning his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Communication at the College of Charleston in 2007.  Ian was a walk-on freshman for the College of Charleston Men’s Soccer team and soccer has always been one of his greatest passions.

 

         Ian earned his Juris Doctor from the Charleston School of Law in May of 2012.  Ian was one of five 2012 graduates inducted into The Forensic Club, the law school’s top honor, based on demonstrated leadership, professionalism, public service, and academic commitment.  He also served as the Student Division Vice-President of the Charleston County Bar Association and was the President and Chapter Founder of the Charleston School of Law Toastmasters. 

 

         Ian has been an attorney in private practice since November of 2012. He is licensed to practice before all state and federal courts within the State of South Carolina and he was admitted to the New York Bar in June of 2014.  Ian began his legal career at a small plaintiffs' firm until November of 2013, when he founded O’Shea Law Firm, LLC and has worked as owner and attorney ever since.  Ian routinely handles real estate transactions. He also takes pride assisting individuals and businesses in legal matters, both routine and complex.  Ian also devotes a great deal of time to pro bono work for individuals and organizations with unmet legal needs. In his free time, Ian enjoys spending time with his family, playing soccer and boating.

Brooklyn A. O'Shea

Attorney at Law

 

 

 

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina - 2016

  • United States District Court, District of South Carolina - 2017

 

Education

  • University of South Carolina School of Law 

    • J.D. - 2015

  • University of South Carolina

    • B.A. English - 2012

 

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association

  • South Carolina Bar Association

  • Charleston County Bar Association

  • South Carolina Association for Justice

  • Charleston Lawyers Club

         Brooklyn O’Shea grew up in the lowcountry on Folly Beach, SC. Brooklyn is a proud Gamecock and received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of South Carolina in 2012 and her Juris Doctor degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2015. Brooklyn ventured abroad during law school and studied international litigation and arbitration in London, UK at The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn in 2013.

         As an undergraduate, Brooklyn worked as a Page for the South Carolina House of Representatives. While in law school, Brooklyn worked for Senn Legal, LLC, a local law firm focused on a wide range of civil matters, mainly defense of governmental entities. Brooklyn also interned with the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina and worked as a law clerk for the City of Charleston Legal Department.

         After graduating law school, Brooklyn spent two years working for the South Carolina Judicial Department as a law clerk for The Honorable J.C. Nicholson, Jr. and The Honorable Thomas L. Hughston, Jr. in the 9th Judicial Circuit. She then joined the O’Shea Law Firm in 2017 and went into private practice.

         Brooklyn is primarily focused on civil litigation. Brooklyn handles torts and negligence cases including various personal injury matters, such as automobile and pedestrian accidents, admiralty and maritime, medical malpractice and mold exposure claims. Brooklyn spends her spare time volunteering for local non-profit organizations, surfing, boating, and playing soccer.

James H. Leffew

Attorney at Law

 

 

 

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina - 2015

 

Education

  • University of South Carolina School of Law 

    • J.D. - 2015

  • Denison University

    • B.A. History - 2012

 

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association

  • South Carolina Bar Association

  • Charleston County Bar Association

  • Charleston Lawyers Club

         James was born and raised in Vero Beach, Florida. He attended Denison University in Granville, Ohio where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in History in May of 2012. James served as captain of the Denison University Men's Basketball team and he brings the same qualities of leadership, tenacity, and dedication he exhibited on the basketball court to the legal profession.

 

         James received his Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law in May of 2015. While at USC, James interned in the Richland County Public Defender's Office, the Legal Department for Special Olympics International, and participated in a Non-Profit Clinic where he helped clients with the formation and governance of Non-Profit/Charitable Organizations.

 

         Upon graduation, James immediately settled into the Lowcountry. James interned for the City of Charleston Legal Department and in June of 2015, he began working for the O'Shea Law Firm on James Island. James was sworn into the South Carolina Bar in November of 2015.  James practices in a variety of areas including criminal defense, personal injury, termite damage litigation, landlord/tenant disputes, real estate/property matters, and non-profit/charitable organization formation and governance. James also enjoys playing basketball and coaching Special Olympics and other youth sports teams.