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christi.cox@hamiltonmartens.com

A native of South Carolina with deep roots in Rock Hill, Christi proudly serves as the youngest founding member of the Firm.  She is a magna cum laude graduate of the Honors College at the University of South Carolina (B.A.) and cum laude honors graduate from the University of South Carolina School of Law (J.D.)  While in law school, Christi earned memberships to the Order of the Coif and the Wig and Robe Honor Societies for academically being within the top 5% of her graduating class.  Immediately after law school, Christi practiced with Kennedy Covington Lobdell & Hickman in Charlotte, N.C., where she regularly advised and represented employers and businesses in complex business and commercial law matters. Christi continues to focus her practice in general civil litigation, and for the past 15 years has represented individuals, businesses and state agencies in a wide variety of legal matters.

Christi is a member of the South Carolina Bar and currently serves as the President of the York County Bar Association.  A seasoned trial attorney, Christi regularly advises and represents state agencies, businesses and individuals in both state and federal courts in various general litigation matters including contract disputes, premises liability, insurance disputes, automobile accident litigation, and construction litigation.  Christi also represents select individuals involved in serious personal injury accidents and insurance-related disputes, and she is certified by the South Carolina Bar as a civil court mediator.

Christ is active in her community and devotes substantial time volunteering and providing pro bono legal services to various local organizations.  She currently serves as an elected official on the York County Council, representing her constituents in District 5.

Professional Profile
  • York County Bar Association
    • President, 2017-2018
    • Vice President, 2016-2017
    • Secretary, 2015-2016
    • Treasurer, 2014-2015
  • American Bar Association Member
  • South Carolina Bar Association Member
    • S.C. Employment Law Section
    • Government Law Section
    • Tort Law Section
  • South Carolina Women Lawyers Association
  • Judicial Qualifications Committee, Former Member
Community Involvement
  • York County Council Member for District 5, 2015-2020
  • Appointed by Governor Haley to serve on S.C. Board of Accountancy, 2012-2015
  • Neely’s Creek A.R.P., Member
  • Family Promise of York County, Volunteer
  • S.C. Bar’s Public Service Division, Volunteer Presenter/Speaker
  • Oakdale Elementary School Improvement Council, 2010-2012
  • The Haven Homeless Men’s Shelter, Board Member/Secretary, 2012-2015
Practice Areas
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Trial and Appellate Practice
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Personal Injury and Accident Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • Certified Civil Court Mediator
Education
  • University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., cum laude 2002
  • Order of the Coif, Order of the Wig and Robe Honor Societies
  • University of South Carolina Honors College, B.A., magna cum laude 1996
Bar Admissions
  • South Carolina
  • United States Federal District Court, South Carolina
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
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