DeShawn Mitchell focuses his practice on complex litigation involving automotive product liability and toxic tort matters to include asbestos litigation. He is experienced with managing cases from inception to completion. DeShawn has first-chaired two jury trials to verdict and has also conducted several state court bench trials.
Researching legal issues is key to DeShawn's success representing his clients. DeShawn has drafted pleadings, discovery documents, motions, and memorandums of law. He regularly takes depositions, attends hearings, mediations, and trials. As a former Assistant Attorney General in the South Carolina Office of the Attorney General, DeShawn represented the State in post-conviction relief litigation. Additionally, he handled appellate matters on behalf of the State to the South Carolina Supreme Court and Court of Appeals.
In his free time, DeShawn can be found spending time with friends and family. He enjoys watching movies and traveling.