Chris Nickels has been a lawyer for nearly 30 years and is the senior member of the Clawson and Staubes, LLC: Injury Group. Chris has extensive experience as a personal injury litigator on both sides of the courtroom. He has represented injured plaintiffs and defendants alike in virtually every style of personal injury case that one can imagine, and he’s ready to put that experience to work for you.
Chris has the experience, knowledge, and credibility to navigate cases through the legal process up to and including trial, if that is where a fair, just, and reasonable outcome must be obtained.
Chris earned his Law Degree with Honors. In addition to having over 100 jury trials and several hundred non-jury trials under his belt, Chris keeps busy in the community. In 2011, he was elected to the Mount Pleasant Town Council. In 2014, he graduated from a year-long program at the Clemson University Center for Economic Development entitled “Leadership South Carolina,” a program designed to further develop South Carolina’s important and distinguished community leaders.
Chris is married to Kimarie Nickels, a registered nurse who works at a spinal pain center. They have three children and a rescue dog. Chris and Kimarie are active members of Seacoast Church, the MPBA, and the DIBA. Chris and Kimarie love sports and are often found hanging out at “The Joe” cheering on the Charleston Riverdogs or at the North Charleston Coliseum watching the Stingrays, Charleston’s hockey team.