Christopher C. Romeo, who previously served as an assistant public defender in Transylvania, Henderson, and Polk Counties, NC, now focuses his practice on personal injury cases. Chris earned his law degree from Samford University, Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham, Alabama, and his bachelor’s degree in International Affairs from the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, where he minored in Italian Studies. As an undergraduate, he also studied at the Umbra Institute in Perugia, Italy.

Chris is admitted to practice before all state courts in South Carolina and North Carolina, as well as the U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina. Further, Chris serves as a member of the South Carolina and North Carolina bar associations, the Charleston County Bar Association, the Charleston Lawyers Club, and the South Carolina Association for Justice.

A native of Hendersonville, NC, Chris currently resides in James Island with his wife Morgan Elizabeth Lee Romeo, his children Charlie and Stella, and their two dogs, Koa and Bass.

Professional Associations and Memberships


  • Samford University, Cumberland School of Law, J.D., 2011
  • University of Georgia, B.S., 2007, International Affairs and Italian Studies
  • East Henderson High School, East Flat Rock, N.C., 2003

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, 2013
  • North Carolina, 2011

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina, 2014

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