About Us

About Strom Law Firm, L.L.C.

The 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.

Strom Law Firm, L.L.C.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.

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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, Professional License Defense, Alcohol Beverage License defense 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, 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,  Bakari Sellers, Alexandra Benevento, and Jessica Lerer Fickling. In addition to being licensed in South Carolina, Mario A. Pacella is admitted to practice in Georgia and New York.

Of Counsel


Pictured Above

Pictured Back Row, Left to Right:
Zach Griffin – Legal Assistant, Stephanie Jones – Paralegal, Matthew Preston – Legal Assistant, Jade Upshur – Legal Assistant, Pete Strom – Founder/Attorney, Bakari Sellers – Attorney, Trey Harrell – Attorney, Mario Pacella – Attorney, John Alphin – Attorney.

Middle Row, Left to Right:
Eliesha Nick – Paralegal, Betty Cosby – Legal Assistant, April Gonzalez – Paralegal, Robyn Madden – Attorney, Michelle James – Legal Assistant.

Front Row, Left to Right:
Jessica Fickling – Attorney, Lauren Robirds – Webmaster, Denise Weltz – Office Manager/Paralegal, Deborah Windsor – Paralegal, Alexandra Benevento – Attorney.

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