Osborne Eugene Powell, Jr.Attorney

Practice Areas

Social Security Disability
Appeals and Trial Support
Veterans Disability


South Carolina Bar
US District Court, District of SC
US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
US Court of Military Appeals
US Court of Veterans’ Appeals
US Supreme Court


Wofford College, B.A. Economics, 1962
University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 1965
U.S. Army War College, Diploma, 1984
U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare School, Diploma, 1986
The National Judicial College, Certificate in Judicial Development, Dispute Resolutions, 2010
Certified State and Federal Court Mediator


South Carolina Bar (General Council Member, Military and Veteran's Law Section)
Life Member, Vietnam Veterans of America
Life Member, State Guard Association of US
Life Member, TJAGSA Alumni Association
American Legion Post 6
Life Member USC Alumni Association
Life Member USF Alumni Association
Eagle Scout Association
Association of US Army (Member of Council)
SC Association for Justice
SC Employer Support of Guard and Rescue (Member of Board)
National Association of Veterans' Advocates
Co-Founder of Eugene and Mary Lou Powell Endowed Scholarship for Wofford College

Offices and Awards

Major General (Retired) and Past Commander, Joint Services Detachment, SCMD
Colonel (Retired) US Army and Past Commander, 12th Military Law Center
Legion of Merit/1st OLC, USFORSCOM & USSOCOM
Defense Meritorious Service Medal, USCENTCOM
The Palmetto Cross, SCMD
SC Lt. Governor’s Palmetto Patriot Award
First Officer Inductee,12th Legal Services Organization,Alumni Hall of Fame
NC House of Representative’s Certificate of Appreciation, June 21, 2009
SC General Assembly’s Concurrent Resolution in Recognition of Service to SCMD, March 11, 2011

Community Involvement

Greeter, Shandon Baptist Church
Lectured for various colleges/schools, SC Bar, SC Trial Lawyers, Federal Bar Association, Association of Administrative Law Judges, faculty for new ALJ training, and discussion leader, NJC
Life Member, Association of United States Army, Executive Committee, Palmetto State Chapter
General Counsel seat, Military & Veterans’ Law Section Council, SC Bar
SC Committee, Employer Support of Guard & Reserve


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