Joseph C. Good, III, Partner
Joe Good, III graduated from the University of South Carolina and the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan. Prior to law school Mr. Good was the sales manager for a national agricultural software firm called QuickFarm, Inc. During law school Mr. Good clerked for the Honorable Paul E. Short, Jr. in the South Carolina Court of Appeals as a judicial intern, the Hood Law Firm in Charleston, SC, and Ellis Lawhorne & Sims, in Columbia, SC. Mr. Good was a member of both the Mock Trial Board and Moot Court Boards in law school and was involved in the law school student government.
Mr. Good’s practice areas include white collar criminal defense, DUI Defense, Boating Under the Influence, personal injuries, dram shop liability, and entertainment law. Mr. Good has defended hundreds of clients in both state and federal courts.
Criminal Defense Attorney Joe Good is certified by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the International Association of Chiefs of Police in DUI detection and the administration of Standardized Field Sobriety Tests. Mr. Good also has a Certificate of Completion from the SCACDL Datamaster DMT Training Course which focused on the datamaster breathalyzer machine which is the machine used in South Carolina.
Mr. Good is licensed in South Carolina state court and in the federal court for the District of South Carolina. Mr. Good has recently been admitted to the United States Supreme Court, is a member of the American Bar Association, S.C. Bar Association, Charleston County Bar Association, Hibernian Society, and the Charleston Club. Mr. Good is a graduate of the National Trial Advocacy College at the University of Virginia School of Law. Mr. Good is a 2008 graduate of the Mt. Pleasant Citizens Police Academy. Mr. Good was recently awarded the 40 Under 40 Award given to business leaders in the Charleston community by the Charleston Regional Business Journal.
In his spare time, Mr. Good enjoys playing live music with his band around the state, playing golf, and boating. Mr. Good also teaches Business Law at the local college.
Summer D. Eudy, Partner
Although a North Carolina native, Summer has called Charleston, South Carolina home for nine years, while practicing law extensively throughout North and South Carolina, in both state and federal courts. Summer has a broad range of experience in the litigation arena, including representing individuals, as well as government and corporate entities, in wrongful death, personal injury, premises and products liability, business, and employment related matters. Additionally, Summer has been involved in both residential and commercial multi-party construction litigation.
Summer has represented both Plaintiffs and Defendants, and prides herself on her ability to analyze a case from all perspectives, which is critical to a successful outcome. She has worked on behalf of some of the most successful firms representing both sides of the isle in North and South Carolina. That being the case, when Summer decided it was time to form her own firm, she knew exactly what kind of firm she wanted to establish. Today Summer utilizes the knowledge and experience she has gained working on both sides for the benefit of the people she currently represents in personal injury, wrongful death, premises and products liability, and employment actions.
At the Good Law Group, Summer’s practice continues to focus on general civil litigation, with an emphasis on representing individuals and small businesses. Summer enjoys the flexibility to choose the people that she wants to represent because she advocates for each client with passion and conviction. Summer is accessible to her clients and will go the extra mile to ensure those she represents understand the process step by step. Our goal at the Good Law Group is to not only be our client’s lawyer, but to be a friend and confidant.
Summer is a well-rounded attorney, and her hard work and enthusiasm is often noted by her clients and colleagues. At the conclusion of a recent trial, the opposing attorney wrote: “Summer, you were a pleasure to work with. Besides excellent skills, you presented yourself with integrity, grace and knowledge of our craft.”
Prior to receiving her juris doctorate, cum laude, from the Charleston School of Law, Summer attended the University of North Carolina. She has also completed the University of Virginia School of Law, National Trial Advocacy College. Summer is licensed to practice in all North and South Carolina State and Federal Courts, as well as admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court.
Summer is an avid Tar Heel, and values any chance she gets to return to the little piece of heaven known as Chapel Hill, North Carolina. However, Summer loves the lifestyle and scenery the South Carolina Lowcountry has to offer, where she most often can be found accompanied by her mischievous yet charming and loyal companion, Rhett Butler the Dachshund. When not hard at work, Summer appreciates spending time outdoors, whether boating, playing golf, or simply reading on the front porch. Summer’s other interests include, gardening, real estate, and interior design, and she is a member of the Town of Sullivan’s Island Board of Zoning Appeals.
Joseph C. Good, Jr., Of Counsel
Joseph Cole Good, Jr. received his B.A. degree from Wofford College in 1967 and his Juris Doctorate from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1970. Mr. Good served his country as an officer in the United States Army returning from active duty to serve his state as an Assistant Attorney General, prosecuting all types of cases from DUIs to felony charges. In 1973 Mr. Good joined SCANA Corporation as a corporate counsel and served in numerous legal and management positions. In 1987 Mr. Good became the General Counsel of the Medical University of South Carolina and was appointed an Associate Professor, teaching Employment and Health Law.
Since his retirement from MUSC in July, 2012, Mr. Good has remained a consultant to the University for legal matters and has handled numerous mediations, arbitrations and regulatory matters. Mr. Good was formally recognized in June, 2012 by the South Carolina Legislature for his service to the state.
Mr. Good is licensed to practice law in federal and South Carolina courts and is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the American Bar Association, South Carolina Bar Association, Charleston County Bar Association, and he is a South Carolina Court Certified Mediator. Mr. Good has been active in numerous civic and professional organizations. Mr. Good is married to the former Virginia Craver of Charleston, and is the father of Joseph C. Good III and Katharine S. Good.
In his spare time Mr. Good enjoys playing golf, tennis, boating and spending time with his grandson and family.