R. Casey Van Valkenburgh was born in St. Louis, Missouri on August 21, 1975. He graduated from the College of Charleston with a B.A. in Political Science and a Minor in Economics. He received his J.D. from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2001. He received an LLM in Intellectual Property and Technology Law from Washington University in St. Louis in 2002. Upon graduation from law school, Casey practiced for several years in Missouri and Illinois before returning to Charleston. He is a member of the Charleston County Bar Association and South Carolina Bar Association. His practice areas include Construction Law, Personal Injury, Insurance Coverage, Insurance Defense, Business and Corporate Litigation, Intellectual Property and General Civil Litigation.