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Jeanmarie Tankersley

Office: 864-546-4393

Cell: 864-640-1956

Jeanmarie attended the College of Charleston for her undergraduate studies where she graduated summa cum laude with a degree in History and minors in both Psychology and Political Science.  Jeanmarie then attended the University of Georgia School of Law, graduating cum laude in 2012.  While there, she served as the Student Bar Association President, the Executive Editor of the Journal of Intellectual Property Law, and the President of the Public Interest Law Council.

Upon graduation, Jeanmarie served as a law clerk to Chief Judge Roger W. Dunaway, Jr. and Judge Harold A. Hinesley in the Superior Court of Georgia. Following her clerkship, Jeanmarie began her career as a civil defense litigator.  Jeanmarie has spent a number of years working in general litigation, but focuses primarily on personal injury, premises liability, products liability, insurance coverage, and construction cases.

Outside of her legal practice, Jeanmarie spends time working with the Junior League of Greenville and the Young Lawyers Division of the South Carolina Bar.  She also enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and dog, Isabelle, traveling, and cheering on the Gamecocks.

Areas of Practice

  • Appellate
  • Construction
  • Defamation, Libel and Slander
  • Dram Shop and Liquor Liability
  • HOA & Community Associations
  • Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith
  • Litigation
  • Motor Vehicle Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Trucking and Transportation
  • Wrongful Death

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia 2012; South Carolina 2013; US District Court for the District of South Carolina 2013; US District Court for the Northern District of Georgia 2014


  • College of Charleston, B.A. in History, summa cum laude 2009
  • University of Georgia School of Law, cum laude 2012

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • South Carolina Bar Association, Special Olympics Committee Chair
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys' Association
  • South Carolina Women Lawyers Association
  • United Way of Greenville
  • Junior League of Greenville
  • College of Charleston Alumni, Upstate Chapter President
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Greenville County Bar Association

Honors & Awards

  • American Federation of Women’s History Prize Award, 2009 (College of Charleston)
  • Student Bar President, 2012 (University of Georgia School of Law)
  • Journal of Intellecutal Property, Executive Editor (University of Georgia School of Law)
  • South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division Star of the Quarter, 2016
  • Clyburn Fellow, 2017
Meet Our Attorneys
Clawson & Staubes Attorneys
Our Offices
  • Charleston

  • 126 Seven Farms Drive, Suite 200
  • Charleston, SC 29492
  • (843) 577-2026
  • Charlotte

  • 756 Tyvola Road, Suite 130
  • Charlotte, NC 28217
  • (704) 940-9128
  • Columbia

  • 1612 Marion Street, Suite 200
  • Columbia, SC 29201
  • (800) 774-8242
  • Greenville

  • 1000 E North Street, Suite 200
  • Greenville, SC 29601
  • (864) 331-8940