William H. “Bo” Bowman III

ColumbiaSpecial Counsel

William H. “Bo” Bowman, III, concentrates his practice in the area of insurance and corporate defense litigation. He has prosecuted or defended civil jury trials in courts of general jurisdiction including trucking and transportation, premises liability, automobile liability, contract disputes, watercraft liability, insurance coverage disputes, and general civil and commercial litigation cases. Bo has been a member of the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel since 1997.

  • South Carolina Bar, 1972
  • United States District Court, District of South Carolina, 1972
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 1974
  • South Carolina Bar
  • Richland County Bar Association
  • Lexington County Bar Association
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association
  • Presbyterian College
    • Board of Visitors, 1989-1992
  • University of South Carolina
    • Board of Visitors, 2009-2012
    • Vice-Chair Elect, 2011
  • University of South Carolina Law School Alumni
    • Association Board of Directors, 2003-2007
  • Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
    • Diplomate
  • John Belton O’Neall Inn of Court  2007-2012
  • Judge Matthew J. Perry Civility Award, 2012 Recipient
  • GEICO Partnership Excellence Award, 2008

“Declaratory Judgment Actions to Resolve Automobile Coverage Disputes,” from Basic Insurance Law Continuing Legal Education Seminar; cited in THE LAW OF AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE IN SOUTH CAROLINA, South Carolina Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, 5th Ed., 2002.