About Us

About Strom Law Firm, L.L.C.

About UsThe personal injury lawyers and criminal defense attorneys at Strom Law Firm, L.L.C. in Columbia, South Carolina have devoted their professional lives to serving the people and families of our state. Our firm’s purpose is simple — to help people. We remain true to this purpose regardless of whether our client has suffered a serious personal injury as the result of another’s negligence, or they have been arrested and charged with a serious criminal offense.

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We are committed to vigorously advocating for client rights and interests in each case. This emphasis — combined with our legal experience, our research resources, the strong network of professional relationships we have built, the respect and trust we have earned among our peers, and just as importantly, our enthusiasm — enables us to give the sound advice that enables you to make informed legal decisions regarding your case.

History and Practice

Founded in 1996 by former U.S. Attorney, Pete Strom, our practice has expanded from its original focus on representing individuals and businesses in South Carolina to a firm that now represents clients in complex civil and criminal cases throughout the Southeastern U.S. and nationwide.

Strom Law Firm, L.L.C. proudly represents the rights of individuals in the following areas of law:

Practice Areas:

Complex Litigation, Multi-District Litigation, Mass Torts, Personal Injury, Worker’s Compensation, Nursing Home Malpractice, Pharmaceutical Liability, Products Liability, Consumer Protection, Toxic Torts, Premises Liability, Business Litigation, Social Security Disability, Business Formations, Tax Planning, State and Federal Criminal Defense, White Collar Crimes, Grand Jury Practice, Professional License Defense, Employment Matters, and Qui-Tam or Whistleblower Actions.

Class and Complex Actions Litigated by Attorneys at Strom Law Firm, LLC


Our attorneys include J. Preston Strom, Jr., Mario Pacella, John Alphin, Robyn Madden, Bakari Sellers, Alexandra Benevento, Jessica Lerer, and Trey Harrell. In addition to being licensed in South Carolina, Mario A. Pacella is admitted to practice in Georgia and New York.

Of Counsel


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Pictured Back Row, Left to Right:
Eliesha Nick – Paralegal/Civil Intake Coordinator, Ashley Hollen – Paralegal, John Alphin – Attorney, Bakari Sellers – Attorney, Stephanie Jones – Paralegal, Nick Nance – Runner.

Middle Row, Left to Right:
Jade Upshur – Law Clerk, Lauren Robirds – Webmaster, Lexi Nick – Administrative Assistant, Crystal Garrett – (Former) Receptionist, Denise Weltz – Office Manager/Paralegal, April Gonzalez – Paralegal, Stephanie DuPre – (New) Receptionist, Jessica Lerer – Attorney.

Front Row, Left to Right:
Alexandra Benevento – Attorney, Pete Strom – Founder/Attorney, Betty Cosby – Legal Assistant, Mario Pacella – Attorney.

Not Pictured:
Trey Harrell – Attorney, Robyn Madden – Attorney

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