Wesley Stoddard – Spartanburg Personal Injury Lawyer

Wesley Stoddard

Stoddard Law Firm

(864) 582-5622


207 Magnolia Street
Spartanburg , SC 29306

Monday to Friday 9:00am – 5:30pm
Saturday – Sunday Closed

Wesley Stoddard

Stoddard Law Firm

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Firm Summary

  • Employment

    • 2012 – Present

                •   Stoddard Law Firm

    • 1975 – Present

                •   Moore, Stoddard, Stoddard & Wood. Partner with his father Robert L. Stoddard, former Mayor of Spartanburg, who died in 2006. Admitted to practice in the South Carolina Supreme Court, United States District Court, United States Supreme Court

    • 1984 – 1995

                •   Prosecutor-Assistant City Attorney City of Spartanburg, South Carolina

    • 1974 – 1975

                •   South Carolina State Senate Columbia, South Carolina Legislative Page

    • 1970

                •   Sen. Strom Thurmond Washington, D.C. – Intern. Admitted to practice in the South Carolina Supreme Court, United States District Court, United States Supreme Court

    • Education

      • 1975

                  •   University of South Carolina J. D. Degree Columbia, South Carolina (President, Student Bar Association)

      • 1972

                  •   Clemson University B. S. Degree, Industrial Management, South Carolina (Freshman Cheerleader)

      • 1968

                  •   Spartanburg High School

      • 1965

                  •   Evans Junior High

      • 1962

                  •   Pine Street School (where his parents set a school record for having 5 children there at the same time)


      • Member, South Carolina Bar
      • President of Spartanburg County Bar Association 2018
      • Lifetime Achievement Award 2022 Spartanburg County Bar Assocication
      • Association 2017 – present
      • Member, South Carolina Bar Board of Governors, 1982-1983; 2002-2005
      • Member, S.C. Bar House of Delegates, 1980-2002, 2012-2015
      • Member, Supreme Court Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization, 1995-2001
      • Member, South Carolina Bar Nominating Committee, 1995-1998
      • President, Young Lawyers Division of the South Carolina Bar (representing all members of the Bar under 35), 1981-1982
      • American Bar Association National Co-Chairman Young Lawyers Division Community Law Week, 1983
      • Member, Kiwanis Club of Spartanburg 1976 – Present

                  •   President, 1986

                  •   Lieutenant Governor, 1991-1992

      • Member, First Presbyterian Church

                  •   Elder, Past Clerk of the Session

                  •   Deacon, Chairman of the Board of Deacons

      • Member, Mountainview Nursing Home Board of Directors 20 years
      • Member City of Spartanburg Human Relations Commission 2001-2003
      • Member, Spartanburg Touchdown / Tipoff Club 2000-2001, Past President
      • IPTAY Representative, Clemson University 1978-present
      • Member, Spartanburg County Clemson Club Board of Directors, 1976-Present

                  •   President twice – 1978 and 1984,

                  •   Received Super Tiger Award 1996 and Lifetime Achievement Award in 2005

      • Member, Clemson Legislative Advocates
      • Graduate Leadership Spartanburg 1981-the first class of the Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce program, served on its Alumni Board and as Chairman of its Program and Selection Committees
      • Spartanburg Day School – Parents Club President 1998
      • Awarded the Distinguished Service Award by the Spartanburg Jaycees in 1980
      • PROJECT EAT, Treasurer (predecessor to TOTAL Ministries)
      • Dutchman Prison Chapel Committee, Treasurer
      • AYSO Soccer Head Coach 3 years
      • Head Coach First Presbyterian Junior High Girls Basketball Coach 6 years
      • YMCA Tee-Ball Head Coach 3 years
      • Past Board of Directors member-American Heart Association, Junior Achievement and the Family Care Council, Greater Spartanburg Ministries
      • Father of two children who are the apples of his eye:
      • Maddie, (30) a graduate of Clemson University where she was inducted into Blue Key honorary Fraternity and served as Chairman of 2008 Tigerama at Homecoming. She is a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. She was named Miss Congeniality in the 2008 Miss Clemson pageant and was on the Dean’s List student. She is a 3rd generation Tiger, since in addition to her father attending there, her grandfather Robert L. Stoddard was a member of the Class of 1941 and served as a Member of the Board of Trustees at Clemson,1956-1960.
      • Wesley, (28) graduated from The Citadel where he was a member of the track and cross country teams and performed with the Citadel Chorus. He was also All Charleston County Cross Country Wando High School.