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Caroline R. Niland

Caroline Niland


Direct Dial: 843-577-1202

As an associate at the Hood Law Firm, LLC, Caroline focuses her practice on civil and commercial litigation including medical malpractice defense, insurance law, construction law, and general negligence. She is a 2009 graduate of the University of South Carolina and a 2012 graduate of the Charleston School of Law. Prior to joining the Hood Law Firm, LLC, Caroline served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Roger M. Young, Sr., Resident Judge for the Ninth Judicial Circuit in Charleston, South Carolina from 2012-2014.


  • J.D., Charleston School of Law, 2012
  • Charleston Maritime Law Bulletin, Editor of Laws-in-Brief
  • Trial Advocacy Board, Member at Large
  • CALI Award, Bankruptcy Law
  • Dean’s List
  • Executive Leadership Counsel
  • Outstanding Public Interest Award
  • The Francis Drake Admiralty Inn of Court
  • B.S., University of South Carolina, 2009, cum laude

Court Admissions

  • State Bar of South Carolina
  • United States District Court, District of South Carolina

Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Insurance Law
  • Construction Law
  • General Negligence

Professional Memberships

  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • Charleston County Bar Association
  • South Carolina Women’s Lawyers Association
  • Charleston Lawyers Club