​​Daniel "Ernie" Peagler

Daniel E. “Ernie” Peagler is an attorney with Michael Johnson, P.C. & Associates and works out of the firm’s Columbia office, where he practices primarily in the area of workers’ compensation and general litigation. He also serves as the municipal prosecutor for the City of Cayce in South Carolina. He is a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association, South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association, Injured Workers’ Advocate (IWA), South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Education Association, South Carolina Bar Association, and the Richland County Bar Association. He also is a contributing author of Achieving Successful Outcomes in Workers' Compensation Hearings in South Carolina (2005).

Ernie earned his B.A. degree in 1984 from the University of South Carolina. Prior to receiving his J.D. degree from the University of South Carolina, he was a licensed adjuster/appraiser in South Carolina, and received his Associate in Claims Designation in 1988.