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Austin Hood
Austin Hood

Office: 800-774-8242

Cell: 803-361-0635

J. Austin Hood was born in Birmingham, AL and raised in Atlanta, GA. He graduated cum laude with a B.A. in Political Science from Furman University in 1998 and went on to earn a J.D. from the University of South Carolina  School of Law in 2001. During law school he served on the editorial staff and as Associate Editor in Chief of the ABA Real Property, Probate and Trust Journal, where he was also published.In his 12 years of practice, Mr. Hood has had nearly 100 cases tried to a jury verdict and has handled hundreds of other matters. His areas of practice include insurance defense, including personal injury and construction defects. Mr. Hood has lived in Columbia since 1998, where he currently resides with his wife, two children, and golden retriever. He enjoys spending his spare time with his family, watching his son play soccer and spending time on the boat on Lake Murray.

Areas of Practice

  • Construction defects
  • Insurance defense
  • Personal injury

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina 2001
  • U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina 2004


  • B.A., Furman University, cum laude, 1998
  • J.D., University of South Carolina School of Law, 2001

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Richland County Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bar Association
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  • Charleston

  • 126 Seven Farms Drive, Suite 200
  • Charleston, SC 29492
  • (843) 577-2026
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  • 756 Tyvola Road, Suite 130
  • Charlotte, NC 28217
  • (704) 940-9128
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  • 1612 Marion Street, Suite 200
  • Columbia, SC 29201
  • (800) 774-8242
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  • 1000 E North Street, Suite 200
  • Greenville, SC 29601
  • (864) 331-8940