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Attorney Robert M. Peele, III has been practicing law in South Carolina for ten years. He has more than seven years of experience defending civil litigation claims and has tried cases in state court involving premises liability, construction defects, and negligence claims. At Collins & Lacy, Rob’s experience allows him to focus his practice in three main areas:

Construction Litigation 

  • Rob defends claims against developers, general contractors and subcontractors. Often those involve allegations of defects in single family, multi-family and commercial developments.

Professional Liability

  • Rob represents professionals in claims involving liability for personal injuries and death.

Trucking Defense

  • Rob defends against claims of serious injury and property damage stemming from accidents involving commercial vehicles.

Before beginning his private practice, Rob served the State of South Carolina as a Deputy General Counsel for the Department of Corrections. Before law school, Rob worked in the banking industry.

Outside of work, Rob enjoys exercise and fishing as well as watching and coaching his children’s sports teams.

Practice Areas

  • Construction
  • Professional Liability
  • Trucking Defense


  • Juris Doctorate, Charleston School of Law
  • Bachelor of Science, University of South Carolina

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Bar & Court Admissions

  • South Carolina Bar
  • U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina
  • Richland County Bar

Professional, Civic, & Community Involvement

  • Church league basketball, coach
  • Junior Achievement, volunteer