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Barbara Showers

Barbara Showers


Direct Dial: 843.577.1207

Barbara Showers is a partner at the Hood Law Firm, LLC. She focuses her practice on medical malpractice, professional liability, products liability covering pharmaceutical and medical devices, employment law and insurance law. In addition to her trial work, Barbara is a frequent lecturer to health professional groups and has presented seminars on nursing liability and the Medicare Secondary Payer Statute.

Barbara received her B. S. in Nursing from the University of Maryland School of Nursing and practiced as a Registered Nurse in the states of Maryland and Delaware. After spending nearly ten years as a nurse, Barbara made the decision to go to law school. She received her J.D. from Delaware Law School, where she was inducted into Phi Kappa Phi and the Order of Barristers and served as vice president of the Moot Court Honor Society.

Barbara has more than 20 years of experience litigating cases throughout the East Coast. She is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Tennessee and South Carolina. A seasoned trial attorney and caring confidante for her clients, Barbara has the experience and skill to handle any case presented to her.


  • Medical malpractice
  • Professional liability
  • Products liability
  • Medical device/pharmaceutical device litigation
  • Employment law
  • Insurance law


  • State Bar of Pennsylvania
  • State Bar of New Jersey
  • State Bar of Tennessee
  • State Bar of South Carolina
  • U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th District
  • Supreme Court of the United States


  • J.D., Delaware Law School, 1989
    • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
    • Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society
    • Order of Barristers
    • First Year Moot Court Competition Winner
    • Vice President, Moot Court Honor Society
    • ABA/LSA Interviewing and Counseling Team
  • B.S.N., University of Maryland School of Nursing, 1977