Beverly K. Ballinger




Broad Experience


At the law firm of Beverly K. Ballinger, P.A., we exclusively practice family law. However, our practice is informed by years of experience with other legal areas, including commercial litigation. This background enables us to assist our clients with the complex issues that often accompany divorce and family law disputes.

Focused Practice


Founding attorney Beverly K. Ballinger has been practicing law since 1986. With more than 25 years of experience, including clerking for a Louisiana Supreme Court Justice, she guides clients to amicable solutions through mediation whenever possible and is a Certified Family Court Mediator. However, when litigation is necessary, she is a zealous advocate in the courtroom.

Charleston Divorce Attorney With Over 30 Years Experience

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Although Beverly Ballinger now practices exclusively in the family courts, she also has an extensive background in commercial litigation in a broad number of subjects. This experience enables her and the legal professionals she works with to deal with the many complex financial, valuation, tax, and custody issues presented by numerous family court cases. It further enables her and her clients to work closely with the wide assortment of financial and other experts and legal professionals as needed in a complex financial, custody, or visitation case.

She is admitted to the bars of South Carolina, the District of Columbia, and Louisiana, where she was first admitted to the bar in 1986. She began her practice in New Orleans, initially serving as a Judicial Clerk for The Honorable Luther F. Cole, Assoc. Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court (Ret.), and then practicing with a large multi-practice firm in New Orleans, Nesser, King, and LeBanc, focusing on commercial litigation. After her return to South Carolina, while engaging in general defense and commercial litigation, she began practicing family law, which she continued at the firm of Nexsen Pruet and later as a sole practitioner in private practice.

She also is a member of the Charleston County Bar and South Carolina Women Lawyers Association and is a member of the bars of South Carolina, Louisiana, and the District of Columbia. She is a Certified Family Court Mediator.

Beverly Ballinger is a top lawyer. Beverly is known as a lawyer that will go the extra mile to move your case through the court system and fight for you. I was active duty military at the time of my case and Beverly helped with all aspects of my case including working with the military, local police, doctors and the guardian ad litem. She answered all of my questions, developed a course of action and was able to adapt to any and all changes in my case. In court, Beverly Ballinger stands up for you. Beverly will not be bullied by anyone. Beverly gained my trust and confidence, and in the end I gained full custody of “My Girls” and received monthly compensation from my ex-wife. If you want a Lawyer that will work for you Beverly Ballinger is the lawyer in Charleston that I recommend for your family court needs.



I’m a trial lawyer and was represented by Beverly in a divorce and child-custody dispute. It was a difficult case, very emotional. She did an excellent job babysitting me and looking out for my interests.



This section contains testimonials and past results obtained by Beverly K. Ballinger. All cases are different, and your case may differ from the matters in which these results were obtained.  Each client’s case must be evaluated and handled on its own merit.  Past resolutions do not guarantee future results, and testimonials are not necessarily representative of all clients’ experience with the firm. These testimonials and results do not describe all results ever obtained and are not necessarily representative of results obtained.

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Address: 171 Church Street, Suite 160
Charleston, South Carolina 29401