Our Value To you

We Care

Our firm is designed to take care of our clients during a traumatic time. That includes offering free consultations and discounted rates for our services.

Our Core Values

  • Sensitivity towards our clients
  • Commitment and dedication
  • ​​Attention to detail
  • Licensed and experienced attorneys
  • Flexibility to work around your needs
  • Open communication
  • Accurate assessment of your claim

Our Lawyers

Kelly Burnside will fight for you!  With over 9 years of experience in personal injury, workers’ compensation and social security disability claims, you’re in good hands.


Kelly Burnside is the founding owner of Burnside Law Firm, LLC. Kelly focuses on personal injury, workers compensation and social security disablity.  She was a founding partner at Oswald & Burnside, LLC in West Columbia and also a partner at the Law Offices of Robert Dodson, PA. before opening her own firm, Burnside Law Firm, LLC in West Columbia, South Carolina.

Ms. Burnside received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Finance and Real Estate from the University of South Carolina in 2006 and her Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2013.  Prior to opening Burnside Law Firm, Ms. Burnside was a partner at two local law firms in the Columbia area.

An active member in her West Columbia community circle, Ms. Burnside is also a member of the South Carolina Injured Workers’ Advocates, South Carolina Association for Justice, South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, South Carolina Women Lawyers Association, and the Lexington County Bar Association.

Ms. Burnside was elected by her peer recognition and professional achievement in 2021 as Top Attorneys in South Carolina Rising Stars, Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2021, Lawyers of Distinction for Recognizing Excellence in Personal Injury Law in 2021 and Elite Lawyer in 2022.

 She is a participate in the Alzheimer’s Association, where she participates in the Blondes vs. Brunettes Flag Football game.  She also volunteers at Lighthouse for Life.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her 1 year old, 4-year-old, 15-year-old, and husband.  She enjoys gardening, yoga, working out and skiing.

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