Johnnie Fulton

Johnnie Dodenhoff Fulton

Partner
Greenville, SC

Attorney Johnnie Fulton’s practice areas include workers’ compensation and social security disability. She is committed to demonstrating personal and professional ethics and cares sincerely for each of her clients.

A graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Law, Johnnie has been practicing law for over 35 years. Johnnie is very involved in the community, including volunteering her time to groups which promotes the fair treatment of workers and disabled people; and, works to elect candidates who support the rights of South Carolina workers.

Areas of Practice:

Workers’ Compensation Law
Social Security Disability Law

Litigation Percentage:

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions:

South Carolina, 1981
U.S. District Court District of South Carolina, 1984

Education:

University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina, 1981
Juris Doctor
Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina, 1978
Bachelor of Arts
Major: Special Education

Published Works:

Handling the Plaintiff’s Workers’ Compensation Claim: South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Law, PESI, 1990
Exclusivity: How Exclusive is the Remedy? South Carolina Continuing Legal Education Workers’ Compensation Practice in South Carolina, 1993

Classes/Seminars Taught:

South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Law Seminar, 1990
Workers’ Compensation Practice in South Carolina, South Carolina Bar CLE, 1993
South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Case Law and Legislative Update

Professional Associations and Memberships:

South Carolina Injured Workers’ Advocates (formerly Claimants Attorneys for Workers’ Compensation)
Past President, Past Vice President, Past Secretary
South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Education Association
Past Board Member
South Carolina Association for Justice, 1981 – Present
Member and Past Board of Governors Member
American Association for Justice, 1981 – Present
Member
National Organization of Social Security Claimant Representatives
Sustainiy Member
SC Commission on Women, appointed by Governor Hodges, 1999 – 2006
Commissioner
Furman University Paladin Club
Past Board Member
Attorney to Assist Office of Disciplinary Counsel, 2010- Present
Best Lawyers in America, 2010 – Present
Greenville County Bar Association, 1996 – Present
Member, Memorial Committee
Greenville Technical College
Past Board Member, Paralegal Advisory Board
Greenville County Democratic Party, 1997 – 2001
Chairman
South Carolina Democratic Leadership Council
Past Board Member
Historic Greenville Foundation,
Past Board Member
South Carolina Bar Association, 1981 – Present
Member

Past Employment Positions:

Greenville County School District, Special Education Teacher, 1978
Anderson County, Assistant Public Defender, 1981 – 1984
Faucette & Rudasill, P.A., Associate Attorney, 1984
Harris & Graves, P.A., Associate Attorney, 1984 – 1993
Harris & Graves, P.A., Management Council, 1991 – 1993

Pro Bono Activities:

Social Security Cessation for a Minor (Libra Society), 1998 – 1999
Family Court-Neglect and Child Custody Case, 1999