J. Brooks Davis
Attorney at Law
About J. Brooks Davis
Brooks graduated from the University of South Carolina with a degree in finance and attended the Charleston School of Law.
After college, Brooks worked for Merrill Lynch as a financial consultant helping people reach their investment goals.
In 1991, Brooks co-founded an aircraft charter and management company based in Charleston. He started several other businesses including aircraft dealerships, service centers and FBOs, and sold multi-million dollar jets for one of the world’s leading aircraft brokerages.
On the morning of September 11, 2001, Brooks piloted a flight into New York City and personally witnessed the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. After this, he decided to leave the private sector and pursue a career in public service. Brooks attended the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia, and later served the City of Charleston as a police officer. As a police officer Brooks served in patrol, traffic and was chief pilot of the aviation unit.
Brooks serves as an officer and attorney in the South Carolina State Guard JAG Detachment where he voluntarily provides legal services to soldiers, veterans and their families. He also provides pro-bono legal services to first responders and others in need.