Rivers T. Jenkins, III

Rivers T. Jenkins III

Rivers T. Jenkins, III is a native of Charleston and a partner at Tecklenburg & Jenkins. After receiving his law degree, Mr. Jenkins began practicing in Charleston as a general civil litigator, with an emphasis on admiralty and maritime law. He is admitted to practice in the State of South Carolina, United States District Court for South Carolina, and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Jenkins’ litigation experience includes cargo/transportation, personal injury defense, vessel arrests and foreclosure, marine insurance, products liability, warranty claims, and complex commercial litigation.

Bar Admissions:

  • Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States District Court for South Carolina
  • State of South Carolina


  • University of Georgia- Bachelor of Arts Economics
  • University of South Carolina – Juris Doctor

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Charleston County Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • The Propeller Club of the United States – Member
  • The Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute – Member, former Charleston Port Director
  • Maritime Law Association of the United States – Member

Publications and Speaking Engagements:

  • “Shipping Law”, 22 S.C. Juris – Co-Author
  • Charleston County Bar Association CLE program – Lecturer on admiralty law

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