James E. Haarsgaard joined Richardson Plowden as an associate attorney in the Charleston office in 2020. He is a member of the Richardson Plowden General Litigation Practice Group and Construction Law Practice Group. He earned his Juris Doctor from the Charleston School of Law. During law school, Mr. Haarsgaard attended the University of South Carolina School of Law for the 2014-15 academic school year.
Prior to joining Richardson Plowden, Mr. Haarsgaard worked at the South Carolina Attorney General’s Office as an Assistant Attorney General. Mr. Haarsgaard has also worked as a contract attorney and for another civil litigation law firm in West Columbia. He is a member of the South Carolina Bar.