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Michael Wells

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Mike Wells

Mike Wells was born in Atlanta, Georgia. He has spent much of his life in South Carolina, and as a young man, attended Camden Military Academy, located in Camden, South Carolina.

Mike attended college at Valdosta State University, studying Philosophy, Applied Ethics, and English. Mike then completed his graduate school studies with a Master’s Degree in Public Administration. Mike is a member of the Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity (who’s philanthropy is P.U.S.H.-People Understanding the Severe Handicap). Mike was also the President of and member of the Phi Alpha Delta pre-law fraternity. While attending college and graduate schools, he also worked as a law clerk.

Mike then attended law school at The Thomas M Cooley School of Law, located in Lansing, Michigan. Mike focused his study in law school with a concentration in litigation studies.

After law school, Mike was a part-time legal instructor for the Paralegal Studies Program at Horry Georgetown Technical College located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

During this same time period, Mike was the founder of Coastal Law, LLC. In 2001, Mike opened the first office of Coastal Law Firm, located in Conway, South Carolina. Today, Coastal Law Firm has 4 office locations. Coastal Law Firm has offices located in Conway, South Carolina, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina and a satellite office location in Columbia, South Carolina.

During Mike’s career in practicing law, he has also devoted his time giving back to his community to various fund raising charitable organizations, including the American Heart Association, The March of Dimes, the Taste of the Town (supporting education efforts), and Dancing with the Horry County Stars (supporting educational opportunities for those that might not otherwise be able to attend college).

Mike is a member of the South Carolina Bar Association and is admitted to practice in the federal and state courts of South Carolina.

A Wide Range Of

Legal Services

Mike is very focused, determined and deliberate.

His specific practice areas are criminal defense, personal injury and civil litigation.

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Your Legal Team

We provide representation for a wide range of legal  offenses but we can’t possibly list every single charge outlined in the SC Code of Laws. If you have questions about your charge then give us a call and let’s have a conversation.

Last but not least, if you’re currently facing legal challenges you need to speak with an attorney about your situation immediately. If this is an emergency we have attorneys available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help you. Dial 843.488.5000 or use this form to send us an email.


What People Are Saying


Nadine Dock

“Mike Wells and his team at Coastal Law never fail to help me and my family out. They work hard to give you the service that you paid for, and they do it all in a timely manner. No complaints!”



“Excellent law firm. Very helpful very understanding and took care of my case. Communication was great, definitely would recommend them to anyone that needs help.”


Anonymous, Esquire

“Mike provided exceptional legal advice in a time sensitive situation that effectuated a positive resolution. He went above and beyond. I highly recommend him to others seeking legal guidance and an attorney.”

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