Our Lawyers

At Pope & Hudgens, P.A., in Newberry, our trial attorneys have the skill and experience to guide our clients through the court process in a variety of practice areas.

Our lead trial attorney Tom Pope, III has tried cases in state and federal courts for more than 39 years. Tom is a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers and past president of the South Carolina Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates. He has been selected for inclusion in South Carolina Super Lawyers. Tom represents primarily plaintiffs in personal injury, insurance, and business matters.

Chad Jenkins has an active practice in representation of persons charged with felonies or misdemeanors. His results for clients with criminal charges is excellent. Chad also has a busy practice helping clients in family court, in civil cases involving personal injury, and in cases at the Workers Compensation Commission.

Kyle Parker handles business, probate, estate, and real estate matters for clients including estate planning, probate administration, business formations, real estate, and in litigation matters in all of these areas.

Joe Hudgens, of counsel to the firm, continues to advise and assist in real estate, business, and probate matters, after a distinguished 45+ years as a practicing attorney.

Together, the legal team at Pope & Hudgens has over 100 years of experience.

To learn more about our lawyer’s experience, awards and achievements, click on their profile links below:


Thomas H. Pope III


W. Chad Jenkins


Kyle B. Parker


Joseph W. Hudgens