International Society of Primerus Law Firms

Columbia Attorney
Christian E. Boesl, Esq.

Phone: 803.381.9933


Languages: English

Christian is a shareholder and chair of the Employment Practice Group for the firm.  His practice focus includes both employment law and workers’ compensation law.  Although Christian’s practice concentrates in state court, Federal District Court and the Workers’ Compensation Commission, he also maintains an active practice pursuing alternative dispute resolution for his clients.  Christian joined Collins & Lacy as a law clerk and stayed on as an attorney after being admitted to the South Carolina Bar. During law school, Christian was an Honor Council Justice, 2002 Moot Court Champion and quarterfinalist in the Herbert J. Weschler National Criminal Law Moot Court Competition.

Practice Areas

  • Employment Law
  • Workers’ Compensation


  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Juris Doctor
  • Brigham Young University, B.A., History

Bar & Court Admissions

  • South Carolina
  • U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit


  • Collins & Lacy, P.C. Grows Employment Practice with Addition of Michael Pitts
  • Case Update: S.C. Supreme Court Case Reversal
  • Why the Mail May Stop on July 1, 2011
  • Collins & Lacy in the Blogosphere: Bookmark these Blogs
  • Save the Date! Is Your Company Passing the Test? Learn more at the SHRM-approved Workplace Drug Testing Seminar
  • In the News…Collins & Lacy Attorneys featured in the Media


  • South Carolina Rising Stars®  (2013)

Practice Focus/Trial Experience

  • Employment Law: experience in representing clients regularly before the South Carolina Employment Commission, state courts and federal district courts.  In addition to litigation, Christian works with clients in document preparation, addressing ways to minimize employment risk and litigation.
  • Workers’ Compensation: representing clients in every stage of the Workers’ Compensation process, including discovery, hearings, appeals and mediation.

Professional, Civic, and Community Involvement

  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association
  • Society of Human Resource Management
  • Defense Research Institute
    • Employment Committee Member
  • South Carolina Bar
  • Richland County Bar Association
  • Boy Scouts of America
    • Charter Representative
  • Brigham Young University National Alumni Association – Columbia Chapter
    • Co-Chair (2006 – 2008)
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Active Member
  • International Society of Primerus Law Firms
    • Employment Law Committee

Papers, Presentations, and Publications

  • Why the Mail May Stop on July 1, 2011, Workers’ Compensation Quarterly Volume 4 – Spring 2011
  • Workers’ Compensation S.C. Supreme Court Case Reversal, South Carolina Workers’ Comp Law Blog, April 27, 2011
  • Why the Mail May on Stop on July 1, 2011, South Carolina Workers’ Comp Law Blog, April 14, 2011
  • The Effect of Child Support Liens on Your Workers’ Comp Settlement, South Carolina Workers’ Comp Law Blog, April 12, 2011
  • The Construction of an LLR Immigration Audit, South Carolina HBA’s South Carolina Builder Journal, 2010, Co-Author
  • New Immigration Act for S.C. Employers: What Are The Requirements and Is The Act Constitutional?, South Carolina Lawyer, November 2008, Co-Author
  • Law School of Non-Lawyers: Employment Law, Midlands Technical College, October 9, 2008, Columbia, SC
  • Legal Update, SC Association of Convenience Stores,  Spring 2007 & Fall 2008
  • A New Landscape for Adverse Employment Actions, For the Defense, October 2006
  • Presenter at SC Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference, October, 2006
  • Published case: Ex parte Wilson (BB&T of S.C. v. Pender), 367 S.C. 7, 625 S.E.2d 205 (2005)

Speaking Engagements

  • Collins & Lacy Attorneys Gray Culbreath & Christian Boesl to Present to Association of Corporate Counsel on Protecting Your Business, June 23, 2011
  • Save the Date! Is Your Company Passing the Test?, February 2011, Workplace Drug Testing
  • Collins & Lacy Attorney Christian Boesl to Present at National Business Institute Advanced Workers’ Compensation Seminar
  • Free Seminar Series: How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Litigation: Tips to Keep Your Company out of Court, July 29, 2010

Attorney News & Announcements

Collins & Lacy Almost Triples the Number of Attorneys Selected as South Carolina Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars®

Collins & Lacy Almost Triples the Number of Attorneys Selected as South Carolina Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars®

Contact This Firm

Collins & Lacy, P.C.

1330 Lady Street, Sixth Floor
Columbia, SC 29201
United States

Law Firm Contact: Joel Collins, Jr. / Christian Stegmaier

Tel: 803.381.9933

Fax: 803.771.4484



Member Since: 1996

Send Us An Email

Preferred Contact Method?

 Email Phone - AM Phone - PM

Disclaimer: Primerus and our member law firms welcome your emails, contact forms, phone calls and written letters. Contacting us does not create an attorney-client relationship. Please do not send any confidential information to Primerus or its member law firms until an attorney-client relationship has been established. Thank you and we look forward to serving you.

* Denotes Required Field