About The Firm

Senior partners Gary Christmas and Ladson F. Howell, Jr., along with Reese M. Stidham, IV, associate attorney, and our loyal staff members, make up the law firm of Howell & Christmas. Paralegal Kara Irvin fills the role of Client Advocate, and is always available to respond to your questions and address your concerns.

Together, we have dedicated our practice to serving the legal needs of our clients in the areas of personal injury law, workers’ compensation law, and criminal law. We are here to represent your interests and advocate on your behalf. We will work with you to shape a strategy and to make prudent decisions toward a resolution of your case. At Howell & Christmas, you will find both the respect that you deserve and the experience that you need.

Dedicated to Client Satisfaction

We have more than 40 years of combined experience representing clients in all types of personal injury and criminal law matters. We are dedicated to working hard for you.

We offer you a free initial consultation with no obligation whatsoever. The goal of your initial consultation is to allow you to learn about Howell & Christmas, and what we can do for you, as well as for us to assess your case and offer our opinion as to your legal options for resolving the matter.

Commitment to the Greater Good

As practicing lawyers, we are continually learning. We pride ourselves in staying actively involved with the legal community, which allows us to continually give back to the profession and Charleston at large.

Mr. Howell served as former past President of the Charleston County Bar Association, an organization for attorneys who devote themselves to working for their clients in Charleston County. Likewise, Mr. Christmas served as former President of Injured Workers’ Advocates, a nonprofit lawyers’ organization whose goal is to protect the rights of injury victims and their families.

Howell & Christmas in the Community

Our Charleston attorneys not only have devoted their careers to assisting clients with their legal matters, but also to becoming an integral part of the community. For instance, Howell & Christmas has dedicated itself to protecting children by creating the “Helmets for Kids” program, which provides free helmets to children of any age. The intent of the program is to help prevent brain injuries in children that may result from physical activities such as bike riding, skateboarding, or riding a scooter.

For these and many other reasons, we are proud to call Charleston home. Contact us at any time to discuss your situation; learning your legal rights is just a phone call away.

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