Shalom Jacks seeks justice for workers and families who are battling debilitating occupational illnesses, including mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases, as well as severe workplace injuries caused by corporate negligence and malfeasance.
Shalom advocates for victims of asbestos-related diseases by helping clients navigate requirements in complex bankruptcy claim audits.
Prior to joining Motley Rice, Shalom gained legal experience as an extern for the 11th Circuit Public Defender’s Office in Lexington, S.C., where she performed legal research and discovery for a variety of criminal proceedings. She served as an intern for U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel, for the District of South Carolina. Shalom also gained experience in matrimonial law as an intern with a law firm in Summerville, S.C.
While pursuing her legal studies, Shalom advocated for victims of domestic violence as a member of Voices Against Violence, an American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division program.
In addition to her work with Motley Rice, Shalom investigates claims of dishonest conduct as a member of the Lawyer’s Fund for Client Protection of the South Carolina Bar and helps obtain compensation for victims. She also serves as an advocate for neglected and abused children as a Guardian Ad Litem.
J.D., University of South Carolina School of Law, 2015
B.B.A., Brenau University, 2007
- South Carolina
American Bar Association
South Carolina Bar Association, Lawyer’s Fund for Client Protection
Charleston County Bar Association