Attorney Profile

F.Xavier Starkes is a native of Columbia, South Carolina he is an experienced attorney practicing since 1988. He has a proven track record of providing the highest quality legal services to his clients.

Xavier is licensed to practice in the State and Federal Courts of South Carolina and before the United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. He is committed to each client while serving them with dignity, honor, and integrity.


  • 1988 - Graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Law.
  • 1984 - Honor Graduate of the Citadel with a B.S. in Business Administration
  • 1980 - Graduate of Eau Claire High School


  • American Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • National Bar Association
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association
  • Richland County Bar Association
  • South Carolina Black Lawyers Association
  • Adjunct Professor USC School of Law


Attorney F. Xavier Starkes is deeply committed to serving the citizens of his community and as a result, has served on a variety of state and local boards and commissions.

They include the following organizations:

  • The Citadel Board of Visitors
  • The Citadel Foundation Board of Trustees
  • The Board of Edventure Children's Museum
  • The Board of Edventure Children's Museum
  • Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
  • Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital Board
  • Central Carolina Community Foundation Board of Trustees
  • SC Athletic Hall of Fame Board of Trustees
  • The Citadel Brigadier Foundation Board
  • The Brookland Foundation Board

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