West Columbia Councilman Joseph Dickey selected as a “Super Lawyer”
Joseph D. Dickey, Jr., managing partner of West Columbia’s Dickey Law Group, has been selected for the 2021 edition of Super Lawyers in the area of Employment and Labor Law. Dickey also serves on West Columbia’s City Council.
A South Carolina native, Mr. Dickey attended Clemson University and dually earned a B.S. in Management with an International Management Concentration and a B.A. in Japanese and International Trade. He then went on to earn his Juris Doctorate from the University of South Carolina School of Law, where he served as President of the International Law Society.
Before law school, Mr. Dickey worked and lived in Japan where he learned the language and culture. Since establishing Dickey Law Group in 2014, Mr. Dickey has been growing a niche Japanese practice using his knowledge and experience. That Japanese experience is a featured article in the SuperLawyers publication, which details his incredible work and unique Japanese practice.
A 2015 graduate from Leadership South Carolina, Mr. Dickey has been recognized as one of the Top 40 attorneys under 40 by the National Black Lawyers, a Lawyer of Distinction, BestLawyers, and a member of the Legal Elite in the Midlands. Mr. Dickey is a co-author of the latest edition of Labor and Employment Law for South Carolina Lawyers and serves on the Board of Directors for the Japan America Association of South Carolina, and the South Carolina Appleseed Justice Center.
Prior to being named to Super Lawyers 2020 and 2021, Mr. Dickey was named a Super Lawyers South Carolina Rising Star for 2018 and 2019. His practice focuses on Employment and Labor Law, Education Law, and Corporate Law.
“To be listed with these incredible names is a wonderful honor,” Dickey said. “My fellow lawyers will agree that labor and employment law vary with almost every case. That is why at Dickey Law Group, we work very closely with each client to provide tailored legal advice and services. Applying specific attention to our clients’ needs is one of the true market separators.”
Currently managing his law practice and residing in West Columbia with his wife and daughter; Joseph Dickey was also elected as a City Councilman in the City of West Columbia in 2019.
Super Lawyers is an annual guide to attorneys across the country with a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent research and peer reviews by practice area. According to Super Lawyers, no more than 5 percent of a state’s attorneys are selected each year.