D. Ellis Roberts

D. Ellis Roberts

Charleston & Columbia Personal Injury Attorney

Ellis was born and raised in Raleigh, North Carolina. He attended Fork Union Military Academy in Virginia for high school and went to the College of Charleston for his undergraduate studies. While at the College, he served two consecutive years as President of his fraternity as well as one term as President of the Interfraternity Council. Upon graduating in 2001, Ellis worked in the United States Senate on Capitol Hill before traveling extensively for a national Presidential Campaign in 2003 and 2004. He has served as Director of a multi-million dollar capital campaign for a non-profit organization; as well as Campaign Manager for multiple local and statewide political races including a 2010 South Carolina gubernatorial campaign.

In 2006, Ellis became a charter member in the inaugural class of Elon University’s School of Law. Following graduation in 2009, he managed two campaigns for statewide political office in South Carolina and was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 2011 and the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina in 2012. He has represented clients in Federal Court, the South Carolina Court of Appeals and South Carolina State Court in matters concerning wrongful death, catastrophic personal injury and cases involving civil rights violations.

Ellis is a contributing author and a founding member of the Charles Rogers Scholarship at Fork Union Military Academy; the Susan Ellis Roberts Scholarship in Wake County, North Carolina and the Dr. Douglas Ashley Scholarship at the College of Charleston. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Wade Edwards Learning Lab in North Carolina and is a former member of the College of Charleston Alumni Board.

Ellis is a member of the South Carolina Bar Association and the Charleston County Bar Association and he strives each day to serve others in a legal capacity. He and his wife Mary, along with their sons James, Bert, and their dog Birdie, live in Charleston, South Carolina.