Harold C. Staley, Jr.

Areas Of Practice

Wrongful Death, Premises Liability, and Medical Malpractice


Harold Staley has enjoyed a successful career as a proven litigator. Prior to joining Elrod Pope Accident & Injury Attorneys in 2002, Harold worked at the law office for the now-Honorable Robert E. Watson in Moncks Corner, South Carolina. From there, he came upstate and served as Assistant Solicitor under former Solicitor/now Elrod Pope partner, Tommy Pope for the 16th Judicial Circuit. Harold now handles personal injury litigation for the firm.


  • J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 1999
  • M.S., Middle Tennessee State University, 1998
  • B.A., University of South Carolina, 1993

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • South Carolina, 1999
  • North Carolina, 2001
  • U.S. District Court, South Carolina, 2006

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

  • South Carolina Bar Association
    Member: since 1999
    Law Related Education Committee Member, 2006–present
    Awarded Law Related Education Lawyer of the Year, 2002
  • York County Bar Association
    Member: since 1999
    President, 2005–06
  • North Carolina Bar Association
    Member: since 2001
  • SC House of Delegates, 16th Judicial Circuit
    Elected: 2002–2015

Pro Bono Activities & Community Involvement

  • Attorney Coach, Berkeley High School Mock Trial Team, 1999–2001
  • Attorney Coach, Fort Mill High School Mock Trial Team, 2002–09
  • Member, South Carolina Law Related Education Committee, 2006–present
  • Pilgrim’s Inn Board of Directors, 2009–present
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