Cecil H. Nelson, Jr.

Phone: 864-232-3766
Email: cnelson@nelsongalbreath.com

Professional, Civic, and Community Involvement

  • 100 Club of Greenville, Board of Directors, Former Member
  • American Cancer Society, Board of Directors, Former Member
  • Christ Episcopal Church, Vestry Member, Former Junior Warden, Former Senior Warden, Chairman of Doorways Capital Campaign
  • Chairman of Rector Search Committee
  • Christ Church Episcopal School, Board of Trustees, Former Member, Chairman (1992-1993)
  • Greenville Chamber of Commerce, Current Member
  • Greenville Free Medical Clinic, Board of Directors, Former Member
  • Habitat for Humanity, Volunteer
  • Kanuga Conference Center, Hendersonville, NC, Board of Visitors, Former Member
  • Lawyers Helping Lawyers Commission, South Carolina Bar Association, Current Member

Reported Cases

  • Hendley v. Lee, 676 F.Sup. 1317, (D.S.C. 1987), United State Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, Unpublished Opinion N. 88-2631
  • Mays v. Paxton, 313 SC 109, 437 SE 2066 (1993)
  • Bass v. American Security, et al., 315 SC 400, 434 SE2d 274 (1993)
  • New York Carpet World v. Houston, 292 SC 101, 354 SE2d 924 (S.C. Ct. App. 1987)
  • E. Ervin Dargan, Jr. and New River Corporation v. James B. Tankersley, et al., South Carolina Supreme Court, Opinion No. 26574, filed December 22, 2008 


  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law and Real Estate Litigation
  • AV Rating Martindale-Hubbell (Peer Review Rating System)
  • South Carolina Super Lawyers, Real Estate
  • Designated 2013 "Lawyer of the Year" in the area of Real Estate Litigation by Best Lawyers in America
  • Designated 2016 "Lawyer of the Year" in the area of Real Estate Litigation by Best Lawyers in America
  • Master Member Clement F. Haynsworth, Jr. / Matthew J. Perry, Jr. Chapter of American Inns of Court