Happel Scurry, was born and raised in Columbia, South Carolina. Happel graduated from Wofford College in 2003 with a B.S. in Business Economics. After working in the construction industry for several years, he returned to school and received his Juris Doctor in 2008 from the University of South Carolina School of Law while earning a Master’s degree in Earth and Environmental Resource Management.

Following law school, Happel moved to Charleston and joined the  Hood Law Firm, LLC as an associate in 2008, primarily handling medical malpractice, product defect, government tort, and construction litigation matters.  In 2014, Happel joined McAngus, Goudelock and Courie, LLC working in the firm’s construction litigation practice group and handling general insurance defense litigation.

He joined Thurmond Kirchner & Timbes, PA, in August of 2016 as an associate in the firm’s construction and civil litigation practice groups. Happel is a proud member of the Charleston Bar, and is admitted to practice in South Carolina State and Federal courts.

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Education

  • Heathwood Hall Episcopal School, 1999
  • Wofford College, B.S., Business Economics, 2003
  • University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 2008
  • University of South Carolina School of the Environment, M.E.E.R.M., 2008

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, 2008

Court Admissions

  • District of South Carolina, 2009
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 2012

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