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C. David Beale, Jr.
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Columbia Attorney
C. David Beale, Jr.

Phone: 803.256.2660


Languages: English

David Beale is an associate practicing in the area of workers’ compensation. In his practice, David represents employers and their carriers against claims throughout South Carolina.

Prior to working at Collins & Lacy, David served as an Assistant District Attorney in Rockdale County, Georgia, where he tried and argued numerous cases and also served as the primary liaison to the county’s substance abuse treatment courts.

Born and raised in Columbia, South Carolina, David received his undergraduate degree in English at the University of South Carolina and earned his Juris Doctor at Mercer University’s Walter F. George School of Law. Between his time in undergraduate and law school, David served in the United States Peace Corps in Slatina, Romania for 27 months. During his time there, David taught high school students, drafted grants for the school, and coordinated various community and fundraising events.

Practice Areas

  • Workers’ Compensation


  • Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, Juris Doctor
    – Mercer Chapter of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Chairman
    – Mercer Advocacy Council (Mock Trial)
  • University of South Carolina, B.A., English

Bar & Court Admissions

  • South Carolina
  • Georgia


  • Architecture & Engineering
  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Municipalities
  • Restaurants & Clubs

Practice Focus/Trial Experience

  • Workers’ Compensation: defense of self-insured and uninsured employers and workers’ compensation insurance carriers

Awards & Recognition

  • CALI Award: Introduction to Law, Mercer University School of Law

Professional, Civic, & Community Involvement

  • United States Peace Corps
    – Volunteer (2007-2009)
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of the Midlands
    – Unit Director (2009-2010)
  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • Richland County Bar Association
  • Young Leaders Society: Columbia, SC

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: 803.256.2660

Fax: 803.771.4484



Member Since: 1996

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