Thurmond Kirchner & Timbes, P.A.

Thurmond Kirchner & Timbes, P.A.

Small firm, big practice. Founded in 2005, Thurmond Kirchner & Timbes provides compassionate and effective legal services to clients all across Charleston, SC and surrounding communities.

Firm Overview

Founded in 2005, by Paul Thurmond, Jesse Kirchner, & Michael Timbes, our firm provides compassionate and effective legal services to clients all across Charleston, SC and surrounding communities. Since establishing our firm in downtown Charleston, the practice has grown to 12 lawyers and a large support staff. Our Charleston law office has continued to grow in a constantly evolving legal market while remaining committed to our core values of excellence, professionalism, respect, and public service. The cornerstone of our success is the quality relationship and open communication that we maintain with our clients. Each of our partners is a seasoned legal professional, possessing a broad base of experience in critical areas of the law.

Main Office

Main Office
15 Middle Atlantic Wharf
Charleston SC 29401

Phone

(843) 937-8000

Fax

(843) 937-4200

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

Yes

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Yes

Free Initial Consultation?

yes

Office Information

Office Hours

8:00 - 5:30

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Office Hours

8:00 - 5:30pm

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Other Offices

Thurmond Kirchner & Timbes, P.A.
814-A North Cedar Street
Summerville

DUI and DWI

Our firm provides compassionate and effective legal services to clients all across Charleston, SC and surrounding communities.

Since establishing our firm in downtown Charleston, the practice has grown to 12 lawyers and a large support staff. Our Charleston law office has continued to grow in a constantly evolving legal market while remaining committed to our core values of excellence, professionalism, respect, and public service. The cornerstone of our success is the quality relationship and open communication that we maintain with our clients. Each of our partners is a seasoned legal professional, possessing a broad base of experience in critical areas of the law.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

At Thurmond Kirchner & Timbes, P.A., we offer the responsiveness and flexibility of a smaller practice, together with the thorough level of client services and wide range of experience you would expect of a much larger law firm.
We make sure you understand the legal process, with its inherit risks and rewards. We want to provide the best possible result for you, your business, and your family.

Paul R. Thurmond

Thurmond Kirchner & Timbes, P.A.

Paul R. Thurmond was born in Greenwood, South Carolina, the youngest son of Senator Strom Thurmond and Nancy Moore Thurmond. A native of Aiken, South Carolina, Thurmond attended Vanderbilt University on athletic scholarship and upon graduation worked in Washington, D.C.

Upon returning to South Carolina, Thurmond worked on the House Judiciary Committee and was appointed head law clerk. Thurmond received his law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law and was elected Chairman of the Honor Council by his peers while in law school. Upon graduation Thurmond worked for three years as an Assistant Solicitor in Charleston County. During that time, he handled more than 1,300 criminal indictments. Thurmond has successfully handled numerous trials, leaving the Solicitor's Office with a 92 percent conviction rate.

In August of 2005, Thurmond joined long-time friends Jesse Kirchner and Michael Timbes in forming the law firm Thurmond Kirchner & Timbes, P.A. located in the historic district of downtown Charleston. Now, there are three locations including Aiken and Summerville.

- November 2006 elected to Charleston County Council
- Elected Vice-Chairman in 2009
- December 2010 part-time prosecutor for the city of North Charleston
- Elected as a State Senator in November 2012 to November 2016

Thurmond leads the firm's criminal defense practice and successfully defends large drug crime cases, federal white-collar crime, DUI and DWI, and murder cases, in addition to numerous other criminal offenses.

License

Bar Number: 70248
South Carolina, 2002

Education

University of South Carolina School of Law
Juris Doctor, 2002

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