John M. Tatum III

Location: Beaufort, South Carolina
Phone: 843-524-3109
Fax: 843-524-6973
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John M. Tatum, III, has been with the firm of Harvey & Battey, P.A., since he completed his clerkship for a federal judge in 1982. As a civil litigator, John focuses on Personal Injury, Commercial Litigation, Mechanics Liens and South Carolina Workers' Compensation cases.

Areas of Practice

  • General Civil Litigation
  • Tort and Personal Injury
  • Workers' Compensation Claims
  • Commercial Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, 1981
  • U.S. District Court District of South Carolina, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1982


  • University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina
    • J.D. - 1981
  • Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina
    • A.B. - 1976

Representative Cases

Representative Clients

  • Builders First Source, Inc.

Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • South Carolina Bar Association, Member
  • Beaufort County Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • U.S. Circuit Judge Robert F. Chapman, Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Law Clerk, 1981 - 1982
  • U.S. Army, Second Lieutenant, 1976 - 1978