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Robert Fredrick Goings

Robert Fredrick Goings

Columbia Personal Injury and Workers Compensation Lawyer
  • Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation, Products Liability...
  • South Carolina
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Robert F. Goings focuses his practice on catastrophic injury, wrongful death, and workers compensation. He is known to be a fighter in the courtroom-- just ask the lawyers that go up against him in trial.

Robert grew up on his family's farm in Union County, South Carolina. Mr. Goings is a 2003 graduate of Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Government, receiving the highest distinction in his major. He graduated with highest honors as a summa cum laude graduate. He was was inducted into the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa and Blue Key honor societies as a result of his academics and service to the community and students. Mr. Goings was a Justice of Wofford's Judicial Commission. He was elected as Student Body President in 2002. Upon graduation, he received the Outstanding Citizen Award, given to the student demonstrating the greatest concern and service to Wofford. Mr. Goings earned his Juris Doctorate in 2006 from the University of South Carolina School of Law. Upon graduation, Mr. Goings was chosen by his colleagues to receive the Claude Sapp Award, presented to the member of the graduating class possessing the best combination of scholarship, leadership, and industry for the legal profession. Mr. Goings is a trial attorney, and dedicates his practice to protecting his clients legal rights.

University of South Carolina School of Law
J.D. | Law
Honors: Claude Sapp Award
Activities: Moot Court Southeastern Environmental Law Journal
Wofford College
B.A. | Government
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa Summa Cum Laude Highest Honor Graduate in Government
Activities: Student Body President
Professional Experience
Founding Member
Goings Law Firm, LLC
- Current
Litigation Attorney
Collins and Lacy
Super Lawyer
South Carolina Super Lawyers
2018 Leadership in the Law Recipient
SC Lawyers Weekly - Leadership in the Law
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
AV- Preeminent Attorney
Martindale Hubbell
Highly Rated
2011 Emerging Legal Leader
South Carolina Lawyers Weekly
Claude Sapp Award
University of South Carolina School of Law
Professional Associations
Defense Research Institute
Former Member
International Society of Primerus Law Firms
Former Member
Executive Committee
- Current
South Carolina Bar
House of Delegates
- Current
South Carolina Bar, Practice and Procedure Committee
- Current
South Carolina Bar, Young Lawyers Division
Executive Committee
- Current
Columbia Rotary Club
- Current
American Bar Association
- Current
Richland County Bar Association
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
South Carolina
4th Circuit
Federal Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
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    Hourly Rates
Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Products Liability
  • Insurance Claims
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Intellectual Property
  • Civil Rights
  • Business Law
  • Communications & Internet Law
  • Collections
  • Construction Law
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • English: Spoken, Written
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Goings Law Firm, LLC
1510 Calhoun Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Telephone: (803) 350-9230
Fax: (877) 789-6340