David Berry


Attorney David H. Berry, founder of Berry & Carr, P.C. on Hilton Head Island, has earned his reputation as a trusted, respected litigator throughout his 31 years in the Lowcountry. Berry was born in Huntington, West Virginia and lived in Hamilton, Ohio until he moved to Hilton Head in 1984.

Berry received his undergraduate degree from Indiana University and his law degree from the University of Dayton School of Law. He has lead counsel in over 100 trials and is licensed in four states; Ohio in 1977, South Carolina in 1985, Georgia in 1986 and South Dakota in 2010, as well as all federal courts in those jurisdictions.

A few of his areas of expertise include personal injury, workers compensation and automobile accidents. He is also a Diplomat with the American Association of Justice and is a South Carolina Certified Civil Mediator.

Berry is the grandson of Joe Wilkinson from Lincoln County, West Virigina, who was known as Perry Mason of the Coal Fields. He is married to Nancy Turbak Berry, who is a practicing trial lawyer in South Dakota and a two-term South Dakota State Senator. His daughter, Sarah is also a lawyer licensed in South Carolina and North Carolina, and is currently stationed in Germany with her four children and husband Michael, a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Air Force. He is the proud grandfather of two boys and five girls.

“It has been my great honor to represent thousands of folks who have been hurt,” said Berry. “Hopefully giving each of them some comfort and peace of mind in the process.”

Contact David at 843.816.0308 or by email at [email protected].

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