Allen Clardy is an upstate native and has 20 years experience practicing law with an emphasis on personal injury law. He lives in Greenville with his wife and their three children. Allen has been selected to be included in -American Trial Lawyers Association Top 100 Lawyers in South Carolina -Million Dollar Advocates’ Forum -NTLA Top 100 Trial Lawyers -Best of the Upstate for 2015 best personal injury lawyer -RUE Ratings’ Best Attorneys of America -"Super Lawyer" (Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.)
David Hartman - Personal Injury & Workers Compensation Lawyer
David Hartman grew up in Columbia, South Carolina, but now lives in Greenville with his wife and sons. David and his family are members of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Greenville. He has eight years of litigation experience and was previously a prosecutor in Pickens County. David also has prior experience representing insurance companies, which gives him a better understanding of the process, now that he fights those same companies for his clients. David is also a passionate fan of the Washington Redskins. David represents clients with personal injuries and workers compensation claims. David is a member of the South Carolina Bar’s Ethics Committee and Professional Responsibility Committee. He is also on the board at the Upstate Mediation Center and is a member of the S.C. Bar House of Delegates.
Genevieve Mendes Weaver - Personal Injury Lawyer
Genevieve is originally from Florence, South Carolina. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Clemson University’s Calhoun Honors College and Cum Laude from the University of Miami School of Law. At the University of Miami, Genevieve participated in the school’s Litigation Skills Program where she was awarded two of the highest honors: The Thomas Ewald Memorial “Top Litigator” Award and The John F. Evans Memorial Scholarship Award. Genevieve began practicing in Miami, Florida at a personal injury firm which focused on catastrophic plaintiffs’ injuries and wrongful death cases. She has experience in texting and driving cases, automobile negligence, nursing home negligence, medical malpractice, dog-bites, products liability, and premises liability. Genevieve joined the Clardy Law Firm team in April of 2014. Genevieve lives in Greenville with her husband, Zach, and their daughter, Madeline. In her spare time, Genevieve enjoys singing with the Westminster Presbyterian Church’s Chancel Choir, painting, and rooting for the Clemson Tigers.
Gaye is a Legal Assistant at the Clardy Law Firm and has been with Allen Clardy for eight years. Gaye has lived in Greenville SC until her 6th grade year, when they moved to Powdersville. She attended Wren High School, and graduated in 1978. She is the youngest of 7 children, and has a twin. Gaye is happily married to Keith Vaughn and they now reside in Travelers Rest SC with 2 of their 4 children. Brad is 31 married to Mary Catherine, they have 1 child Waylon who is 2 years, and lives in Macon GA. Kim is 27, married to Kevin Satterfield. They are expecting their first child in late April, and they live in Enoree SC. Michael is 20, graduated from Blue Ridge High School, went to Columbia College, and has decided to take some time off and transfer to USC Upstate; Ryan who is 18 also graduated from Blue Ridge High School, is starting Greenville Tech. They have 4 dogs, and 4 cats. She enjoys reading, and spending time with her family in her spare time.
Ashleigh is a Certified Paralegal through NALA (National Association of Legal Assistants). She graduated from Greenville Tech in 2007 with a Paralegal degree. She has been working for Allen Clardy since she graduated from Wren High School in 2004. She handles the Workers’ Compensation, auto accidents and Personal Injury litigation cases for The Clardy Law Firm. Ashleigh is married to Tim Gentry and has two children, Gavin and Presleigh. Ashleigh enjoys going to Clemson football games and spending time with her family.
Brad Colson is the investigator for The Clardy Law Firm. He has been working on insurance claims for over 24 years with Allstate, and Infinity & State Auto. He is married To Mercedes Colson and they have two children together; Keifer and Emily. Brad is a graduate of Mauldin High School and also a graduate of University of South Carolina at Spartanburg. His hobbies include kayaking, fishing, and golf.
Jimi has over 30 years of legal experience and is a Legal Assistant/Bookkeeper with the Firm. Since 1993 she has been a member of the Legal Staff Professionals of Greenville Association, serving in various positions. Jimi and her husband Bob have two children and six “wonderful” grandchildren. She enjoys reading, staying in touch with family and friends in and out of the Greenville area, and keeping active in church, community, and professional activities.
Dee Dee Callison
Dee Dee has worked as a legal assistant for over 25 years in the Greenville, South Carolina area and just recently joined the Clardy Law Firm in April 2014. She is currently serving as the President-Elect of the Legal Staff Professional of Greenville, a local chapter of NALS, the National Association for Legal Professionals. She is the proud grandmother of Jacob and Mallory who live in Ohio with their mom and dad, Dee Dee’s son, Rob and his wife, Kate. Dee Dee also has a daughter, Christi, who lives in Asheville with her husband, Travis, and Dee Dee’s two grand dogs, Sam and Ruby. She is a member of Taylors First Baptist Church where she teaches the Faith Sunday School Class.
Katherine has over 18 years of experience in complex civil litigation. She holds a BA from Davenport University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Katherine recently joined The Clardy Law Firm in January 2016. She held the position of president of the Grand Rapids Bar Association Paralegal Section for many years and also served on the Advisory Board to the Michigan State Bar Paralegal Section for a period of time. She has three wonderful children and four amazing grandchildren who all reside in Michigan. Katherine enjoys travel, music, reading, visiting with family and friends, and taking her trained therapy dog, a toy poodle named Cotton, to visit the elderly.
Sharon is a native of Upstate South Carolina. She has over 20 years of experience as a paralegal. She joined The Clardy Law Firm in January 2016. She is married to Thomas Rich and enjoys spending time with her family and her pets.