Judge Bentley D. Price was raised in Conway, South Carolina in 1976. He is the son of Jimmy and Judy Price of Conway, South Carolina. His father is a retired OBGYN and his mother is a retired nurse.
Judge Price attended the public schools of Conway, South Carolina. Upon graduation from high school, he attended Wofford College, where he graduated in 1999 with a B.A. in English. While at Wofford College, he lettered in soccer all four years.
After Wofford College, he attended the Stetson University School of Law and received his Juris Doctor in 2002. After graduating from law school, he worked as an Assistant Solicitor for the 9th Circuit Solicitor’s Office. Following leaving the Solicitor’s Office he was a partner at Query, Sautter, Price, and Forsythe, LLC. He then started his own private practice, The Bentley Price Law Firm, until being elected to the Bench in 2019. He was also a part-time municipal judge for the City of Folly Beach for twelve years.
Judge Price is a member of the South Carolina Bar and admitted to practice in the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, and all South Carolina State Courts. He is also a member of the Charleston County Bar Association.
Judge Price was elected by the South Carolina General Assembly on February 6th, 2019.
Judge Price resides in Charleston and is married with two children.