South Carolina Criminal Lawyers

Will Parker
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Murrells Inlet, SC Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience

I have practiced exclusively on the Grand Strand since 2006. I have exclusively handled Personal Injury, Criminal Law, Worker's Compensation and Social Security Disability claims. I had the privilege to work under... Read More »
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Gael Gilles
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Criminal Law Attorney

Gael Gilles is the founding attorney of Gilles Law, PLLC in Charlotte, NC. Gael is licensed in North Carolina and South Carolina. Gael is also admitted to Federal Court in the Western District of North Carolina. Gael... Read More »
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Stephen Grooms
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Myrtle Beach, SC Criminal Law Lawyer

J. Stephen Grooms is a lifelong resident of Conway, South Carolina. He took a job with the Horry County Solicitor's Office as prosecutor in 2011 to begin his career in criminal law. While working in the Solicitor’s... Read More »
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Travis A. Newton
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Anderson, SC Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience

Travis has presented oral arguments before The South Carolina Court of Appeals and was lead counsel in the landmark case State of South Carolina vs. B.T. where the primary issue was South Carolina’s video requirements... Read More »
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Travis A. Newton
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Anderson, SC Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(864) 965-9148 111 Sharpe Street
Anderson, SC 29621
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
Appalachian School of Law
Travis has presented oral arguments before The South Carolina Court of Appeals and was lead counsel in the landmark case State of South Carolina vs. B.T. where the primary issue was South Carolina’s video requirements during a traffic stop for driving under the Influence.

Travis Newton is a graduate of T.L. Hanna High School and proud Clemson Alumni. Travis spent three years as a Fortune 500 logistics and marketing manager before resigning to accept an academic scholarship to attend The Appalachian School of Law located in The Commonwealth of Virginia. As a law student, Travis Newton was a founding member...
Bill Powers
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(803) 325-5806 331 E Main St
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Rock Hill, SC 29730
Free ConsultationRock Hill, SC Criminal Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Campbell University
Charlotte NC "Lawyer of the Year - Criminal Defense: General Practice"
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James Thomas
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Spartanburg, SC Criminal Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(864) 398-4656 184 N. Daniel Morgan Ave.
Spartanburg, SC 29306-2321
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
Emory University School of Law
Defense is all I do. My law practice is dedicated to protecting the rights of my clients who are charged with criminal and DUI offenses and working toward the best possible result in their cases. My office is in Spartanburg, and I represent people in various courts throughout Upstate South Carolina. I'm also licensed in Georgia and North Carolina and will take on cases in those states on a select basis. My office address is 184 N. Daniel Morgan Ave., Spartanburg, SC 29306-2321. Call (864) 398-4656 or email jt@attorneyjamesthomas.com to set up an appointment for a free consultation about your...
Larry Wayne Weidner
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Beaufort, SC Criminal Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(843) 521-0004 6 Professional Village Circle
Beaufort, SC 29907
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Personal Injury
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Larry Weidner II is originally from Oklahoma. He attended Dartmouth College where he received his AB in Economics and Government in 1985. Following his graduation from Dartmouth, Mr. Weidner briefly played rugby in New Zealand. Upon returning to the states, Mr. Weidner attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Law, graduating in 1988. Following his graduation from Penn Law, Larry Weidner joined the U.S. Marine Corps. During his eight years in the Corps. Mr. Weidner served at a variety of duty stations in a number of billets. Principal among them were Chief Trial Counsel for...
Freddy Woods
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Beaufort, SC Criminal Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(843) 492-7730 28 Old Jericho Rd, Suite 100
Beaufort, SC 29906
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Military and Personal Injury
Howard University School of Law
I am the Senior Partner at the The Woods Law Firm. I have been practicing for over 21 years. Our law firm's areas of practice are Criminal Defense, DUI Defense, Military Criminal Defense (Worldwide Representation) and Personal Injury Law. Our logo is "Justice On Your Side" and our stated mission is to defend the defenseless and help you get your life back. Call us today at 864-298-8111or at 864-810-0384 and see how we fight to win for you and your family!
Christopher Brough
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Spartanburg, SC Criminal Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(888) 427-6844 275 E. Henry Street
Spartanburg, SC 29306
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Syracuse University College of Law
Attorney Christopher D. Brough founded The Brough Law Firm in 2005. Prior to founding The Brough Law Firm, he had spent two years working for the Spartanburg County Public Defender's Office. Mr. Brough was admitted to practice in the State of South Carolina in 2003 and is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court of South Carolina and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

Mr. Brough graduated from Syracuse University College of Law in 2003. During his time at Syracuse, Mr. Brough served as the managing editor for the...
Dayne C. Phillips
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Columbia, SC Criminal Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(803) 272-4503 1614 Taylor Street
Suite D
Columbia, SC 29201
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
University of South Carolina School of Law
ATTORNEY DAYNE PHILLIPS has dedicated his life to defending those who are wrongfully accused or who have made an unfortunate mistake and need help. He is a trained and experienced South Carolina criminal defense attorney and appellate litigator. He has successfully defended citizens in felony jury trials and has successfully argued before the South Carolina Supreme Court and Court of Appeals.

Dayne is the 2018 President of the South CarolinHa Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and is a former circuit representative on that organization's Board of Directors. He is also a graduate of the National Criminal Defense...
Lawrence M. Kasen
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Summerville, SC Criminal Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(888) 370-5810 210 South Cedar Street
Suite 2
Summerville, SC 29483
Criminal, Business and Immigration
Howard University School of Law and University of New Mexico
Growing up in Newark, New Jersey, I witnessed first hand the disparate treatment of individuals based on their country of origin, race and station in life. Even before becoming an attorney, I wanted to ensure that the civil rights afforded under the United States Constitution to individuals and business entities were equally and readily available. In furtherance of this objective, I went to Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ and studied the history, religion, languages and culture of many Native American peoples throughout North America as well as cultural anthropology. Realizing that the study of law would further my...
Susan E. Williams
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Summerville, SC Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(843) 607-9800 207 East 3rd North Street
Summerville, SC 29483
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
University of South Carolina School of Law
I Am a Native South Carolinian I grew up on the rural outskirts in the midlands of South Carolina. Growing up I enjoyed fishing for bream, bass, and catfish. A good day in the country was spent riding bikes, eating boiled peanuts, swimming in the Edisto River, and tending to Brahma cows. I attended a small high school and my focus was always furthering my education. Why I Pursued Law After graduating from high school, I went on to the University of South Carolina, proud to be a Gamecock fan. Shortly after my freshman year I was held...
Eric Christopher Hale
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Columbia, SC Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(803) 250-5252 1300 Pickens Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Criminal, Business, Collections and DUI
University of South Carolina School of Law and Florida Coastal School of Law
General legal practitioner. I have represented businesses and citizens throughout the State of SC in: business law matters, civil litigation, criminal defense, personal injury, appeals. I am SC certified Civil Mediator and presently serve as the Town Attorney for the Town of Irmo.
John W. Molony
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Charleston, SC Criminal Law Attorney

Charleston criminal defense lawyer John W. Molony owns and operates his law practice, John W. Molony Law Firm, LLC, in his hometown of Charleston, SC. Mr. Molony graduated from Porter-Gaud School in Charleston and... Read More »
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Lacey Thompson
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Myrtle Beach, SC Criminal Law Lawyer

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Christopher James Geier
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Beaufort, SC Criminal Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(843) 986-9449 PO Drawer 1068
Beaufort, SC 29901
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Gonzaga University School of Law and University of Washington
Christopher Geier is a former JAG attorney with years of experience in Criminal cases, DUI/DWI cases, Personal Injury cases and Traffic cases.
Michael Charles Sahn
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Charleston, SC Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(843) 856-2222 225 Seven Farms Drive
Suite 105
Charleston, SC 29492
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
University of South Carolina School of Law
Sahn Law Firm, located in Charleston, South Carolina, provides clients with aggressive and skilled representation in some of the most difficult legal situations they will face. From serious criminal charges to life-altering personal injury cases that have turned your world upside down, Sahn Law Firm vigilantly represents your interests from the start to finish of your case. We work diligently to achieve the best possible results for our clients.
Mr. Timothy Clay Kulp
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Charleston, SC Criminal Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
(843) 853-3310 116 Church Street
3rd Floor
Charleston, SC 29401
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and White Collar Crime
University of South Carolina School of Law
Timothy Kulp a native of South Carolina, born and raised in Columbia. Mr. Kulp is a graduate of the University of South Carolina, University of South Carolina School of Law and clerked for the Fifth Circuit Solicitor’s office while in law school. After graduating from law school he accepted a commission as a Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and served in the Miami, Florida division on the criminal reactive squad handling highjacking, extortion and bank robbery matters. In 1980 he moved to Charleston and accepted a position as an assistant solicitor with the Ninth Judicial Circuit...
John W. Molony
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Charleston, SC Criminal Law Attorney
(843) 762-5732 John W. Molony Law Firm, LLC
125-A Wappoo Creek Dr., Ste. 101-A
Charleston, SC 29412
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
Charleston criminal defense lawyer John W. Molony owns and operates his law practice, John W. Molony Law Firm, LLC, in his hometown of Charleston, SC. Mr. Molony graduated from Porter-Gaud School in Charleston and subsequently obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from Clemson University, double majoring in English and History. While an undergraduate at Clemson, Mr. Molony studied abroad in Angers, France at Universite Catholique de l’Ouest. Immediately following college, Mr. Molony earned his Juris Doctor from Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law where he was a member of Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity. Now a solo practitioner...
Steven E. Goldberg
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Charleston , SC Criminal Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(843) 720-2800 61 Broad Street
Charleston , SC 29401
Criminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
University of South Carolina School of Law
Steven E. Goldberg joined the Steinberg Law Firm in 1993, following his father into a career of law. Steven explains, “Growing up, I was impressed to see my father working hard and the clients being truly thankful for that hard work.” Steven earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and his law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law.
While practicing law for over 25 years, Steven has represented clients with on the job injuries and automobile wrecks. He has had successful trial appearances as well as settlements totaling over several million dollars. Over the past...
Cameron Jane Blazer
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Mount Pleasant, SC Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(843) 732-4441 1037 Chuck Dawley Boulevard
Building D Suite 104
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
Charleston School of Law
My passion for criminal defense law comes from my personal experience. Before becoming a lawyer, I regularly saw people whose rights were violated by a criminal justice system that is far too often flawed. That inspired me to become an advocate for those who need it most. I have helped hundreds of people stand up for their constitutional rights and avoid unjust penalties.
Allison Brandt Blackwelder
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York, SC Criminal Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(910) 489-2178 P.O. Box 1157
York, SC 29745
Free ConsultationCriminal, Estate Planning and Traffic Tickets
University of North Carolina School of Law
Allison (Alli) Blackwelder was raised in Fayetteville, North Carolina where she learned the value of working hard to serve others in her community. She attended Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and minor in Religion in 2010. Alli attended the University of North Carolina School of Law and graduated with her Juris Doctor in 2013. While in law school, she served as the Executive Editor of the First Amendment Law Review and received the Gressman-Pollitt Award for Outstanding Oral Advocacy. Upon graduation from law school, Alli...
Steve Wayne Sumner
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Greenville, SC Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(864) 235-3834 112 Manly Street
Greenville, SC 29601
Free ConsultationCriminal, Cannabis Law and DUI
Steve graduated from the USC School of Law in 1992. As a student, he was named to the "Order of the Wig and Robe" for superior academic achievement. Additionally, Steve was part of the Mock Trial Competition winning team at USC, which represented USC in the Southeastern regional of the national competition. Steve served as a state court prosecutor from 1992 to 1994. His primary case load consisted of prosecuting DUI, Felony DUI, Reckless Homicide and Traffic offenses. In 1995, Steve opened his own practice as a criminal defense attorney, with a special focus on defending clients accused...
Matthew Bradley
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Anderson, SC Criminal Law Lawyer
(800) 671-1158 2124 Highway 81 North
Anderson, SC 29621
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Medical Malpractice and Products Liability
University of South Carolina School of Law
T. Matthew Bradley is a trial lawyer who handles cases in all state and federal courts in South Carolina. Mr. Bradley has been named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40, which is an invitation-only, professional organization comprised of America’s top young trial attorneys. Mr. Bradley has also been selected as member of the Anderson Independent Mail's Top 20 under 40. Mr. Bradley served as an Assistant Solicitor (prosecutor) for Anderson County for over five years prosecuting and trying all types of criminal cases including murder charges. He was selected to be the prosecuting attorney to implement...
Andrew 'Andy' Potter
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Anderson, SC Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(864) 214-6233 500 East Calhoun Street
Post Office Box 2722
Anderson, SC 29622
Criminal, DUI, Education and Juvenile
Capital University Law School
EMPOWERING PARENTS. Personal Attention. Proven Results. 24 years experience. Effective, zealous and tenacious representation for clients. Superior reputation with Judges, opposing counsel and prosecutors.
I represent parents in their fight to ensure that their children are provided a free and appropriate public education as guaranteed by Federal law. IEP plans, 504 plans, expulsions and suspensions. Certified by the William and Mary Law School Institute for Special Education Advocacy.
I have worked as a criminal defense attorney since my admission to the Ohio Bar in 1993 and the South Carolina Bar in 1997. I...
Dustin Lee
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Hilton Head Island, SC Criminal Law Attorney with 10 years experience

Mr. Lee is a native of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Mr. Lee's practice areas are limited to Family Law dedicated to representing the interests of Men in South Carolina's Family Courts (including, but not limited... Read More »
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Roger D. Johnson
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Conway, SC Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience

Western Michigan University Cooley Law SchoolSouth Carolina
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Linda Vallar Whisenhunt
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Anderson, SC Criminal Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(864) 225-3125 213 South Main St.
Anderson, SC 29624
Criminal and Personal Injury
University of South Carolina School of Law
Seasoned Criminal Defense Attorney. Former Prosecutor. Big Firm Experience. I have been practicing law in the Upstate for almost 30 years. I have worked in a large law firm and have prosecuted hundreds of criminal cases. Now, I defend those accused of crimes in South Carolina state, county and city courts. My office is across the street from the Anderson County Courthouse. Let me put my experience to work for you.

I also handle personal injury cases. If you have been injured due to someone else's negligence, you need an experienced lawyer to help you navigate the complicated justice system and...
Kevin Holmes
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Charleston, SC Criminal Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(843) 720-2800 61 Broad St
Charleston, SC 29401
Criminal, DUI, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
Kevin Holmes earned a bachelor’s degree from American University in Washington, DC and a law degree from Rutgers University School of Law. He joined The Steinberg Law Firm in 1979. Holmes has over 35 years of civil and criminal trial experience at The Steinberg Law Firm. Holmes also handles disability and Social Security cases and has extensive experience in appellate law experience. He has won numerous significant Supreme Court cases expanding and defending the rights of injured workers. Holmes has been a partner at The Steinberg Law Firm since 1985, and has served several terms on the Board of Governors...
Justin M Lovely
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Myrtle Beach, SC Criminal Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(843) 839-4111 804 N. Oak Street
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Appalachian School of Law
The Lovely Law Firm primarily practices in the areas of DUI Defense and Personal Injury Litigation with auto accidents. The firm also handles all criminal cases in the Myrtle Beach and Conway area. Justin Lovely received his B.S. from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, cum laude in 2004. While at Tennessee, Mr. Lovely majored in Finance. In his free time Mr. Lovely developed his boxing skills as an amateur Golden Gloves Boxer in the Knoxville area. He was Vice President of the Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity and participated in several community service...
Benjamin Alexander Hyman
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Conway, SC Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(843) 248-2024 1208 3rd Ave
Conway, SC 29526
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Attorney B. Alex Hyman completed his undergraduate education in his home state of South Carolina, graduating from the University of South Carolina in 2002.While at the University of South Carolina, he was a member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity and worked for Governor Jim Hodges as a staff intern.

After completing law school, Alex began working for the Honorable Edward B. Cottingham, Circuit Court Judge for the Fourth Judicial Circuit as a law clerk. After completing his clerkship, Alex began working for his father at the Law Office of Larry B. Hyman Jr. In 2008 Alex took over his father's law...
Hal Roach
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Greenville, SC Criminal Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(864) 991-8500 11 N Irvine St.
Suite 1
Greenville, SC 29601
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
University of Kentucky College of Law
After graduating from law school in 1987, Hal Roach was assigned as a member of the U.S. Navy’s Judge Advocate General’s Corps (JAG) at the Charleston Naval Base. After being honorably discharged from the U.S. Naval Reserve in 1991, he moved to Greenville, South Carolina where he began working as an Assistant Solicitor in the 13th Circuit Solicitor’s Office, Greenville, South Carolina. In the years since opening his own law firm, Hal has focused on representing people whose lives have been affected by circumstances beyond their control. Some have been injured by traffic accidents...
James Austin Thomas
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(843) 444-5702 4420 Oleander Drive Suite 104
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Free ConsultationMyrtle Beach, SC Criminal Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
University of South Carolina School of Law
In a time when things such as technology and making a quick buck appear to be the top priorities of many, I still believe that the client-attorney relationship is the most important aspect of my profession. As a trial lawyer and advocate, I have the skills and experience to assist you in your quest for justice. As a young and energetic practitioner, I will not be out-worked. Give me a call and let me get to work on helping you.
Mr Joseph P Griffith Jr
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Charleston, SC Criminal Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(843) 225-5563 7 State Street
Charleston, SC 29401
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Health Care and Personal Injury
The Joe Griffith Law Firm, LLC is proud to serve the people of South Carolina and the United States in Personal Injury, White Collar Criminal Defense, and Business Litigation matters. When you retain the Joe Griffith Law Firm, LLC for legal representation, you will have a team of attorneys dedicated to protecting your rights while helping to ensure the results you deserve. We aim to make our clients feel like a special part of our litigation team. The Personal Injury lawyers of the Joe Griffith Law Firm, LLC have represented numerous individuals who have been seriously injured as well...
Mary Alice Hubbard Godfrey
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Greenville, SC Criminal Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(864) 467-9196 10 East Ave
Greenville, SC 29601
Free ConsultationCriminal, Arbitration & Mediation, DUI and Divorce
University of South Carolina School of Law
Patrick Aulton Chisum
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Charleston, SC Criminal Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(843) 577-0027 67 Moultrie
2nd Floor
Charleston, SC 29403
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Charleston School of Law
Patrick Aulton Chisum is a junior partner who handles many different kinds of cases including personal injury, criminal defense, magistrate & probate court matters. He graduated from the University of South Carolina in 2007 and the Charleston School of Law in 2012. During law school, Patrick worked for the Georgetown County Public Defenders office, SCDHEC Ocean Coastal Resource Management and was a volunteer Guardian ad Litem. Prior to law school, he worked as an Estate Clerk for the Honorable Judge Amy McCulloch in the Richland County Probate Court. Patrick has been named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine...
Dustin Lee
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Hilton Head Island, SC Criminal Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(800) 996-0683 37 New Orleans Road, Suite V
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
University of South Carolina School of Law
Mr. Lee is a native of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Mr. Lee's practice areas are limited to Family Law dedicated to representing the interests of Men in South Carolina's Family Courts (including, but not limited to, custody, contempt proceedings, contested divorce, modification proceedings, uncontested divorce, alimony and separate maintenance, equitable division of property, child support, visitation, and separation agreements); DUI Defense and Criminal Defense Law (including, but not limited to, South Carolina felony charges, South Carolina misdemeanor and traffic offenses (including, but not limited to, DUI defense and Domestic Violence (DV) defense); and Personal Injury (including, but not...
Robert J. Reeves
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Fort Mill, SC Criminal Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(803) 554-4157 1012 Market Street
Suite 205
Fort Mill, SC 29708
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Personal Injury
University of South Carolina School of Law
At Robert J. Reeves P.C., our attorneys focus on serious personal injury accidents (automobile, motorcycle, tractor trailer), workers' compensation, DUI and DWI, and divorce cases. We can help clients in both South Carolina and North Carolina. We are experienced trial lawyers who are willing to do whatever it takes for our clients. In addition, every client has our personal cell phone number and direct email address. As a result, you can reach us directly when you need answers, even after hours or on the weekend.

-Robert J. Reeves is a seasoned trial attorney with over 29 years of litigation experience in...
Ben Akery
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Goose Creek, SC Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(843) 572-0700 118 S Goose Creek Blvd
Goose Creek, SC 29445
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Emory University School of Law
Growing up, Benjamin W. Akery’s family moved around a good bit, following the path of his father’s industrial safety career. “Moving to six new states growing up taught me to be comfortable in all sorts of situations,” says Ben. That comfort has extended to the legal world, where he has quickly made a place for himself.
Ben joined the venerable Steinberg Law Firm, which was founded in the 1920s on the principle that injured workers deserved representation against forces bigger than themselves. At Steinberg, he is concentrating on personal injury, workers’ compensation, and social security disability cases.
Ben earned his undergraduate degree...
David Pearlman
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Charleston , SC Criminal Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(843) 720-2800 61 Broad St
Charleston , SC 29401
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
University of South Carolina School of Law and The George Washington University Law School
Born and having lived in Charleston all his life, David Pearlman has spent his entire life observing the dignity and respect of the law. David’s father, the Honorable Gus H. Pearlman, was Probate Judge for Charleston County for 35 years. “He taught me that everybody deserves respect, dignity, and equal justice no matter their background.” David Pearlman has spent his entire career trying to ensure that “justice for all” means just that.
While in college at University of Georgia and George Washington University, David marched for civil and workers’ rights. After obtaining his law degree from the University Of South Carolina...
James Ross Snell
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Lexington, SC Criminal Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(888) 301-6004 123 Harmon Street
Lexington, SC 29072
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
University of South Carolina School of Law
Lexington Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Attorney
Stephen Grooms
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(843) 444-5702 4420 Oleander Drive
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Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Myrtle Beach, SC Criminal Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Charleston School of Law
J. Stephen Grooms is a lifelong resident of Conway, South Carolina. He took a job with the Horry County Solicitor's Office as prosecutor in 2011 to begin his career in criminal law. While working in the Solicitor’s Office Grooms handled over three thousand cases, and took numerous cases to trial achieving favorable results on cases ranging from drug offenses to murder. Grooms was recognized for his leadership and trial results and was promoted to Senior Assistant Prosecutor in 2014. In 2016 Grooms and a fellow prosecutor opened Grooms and Thomas, LLC. Grooms experience as a former prosecutor and criminal trial...
Joshua Preston Stokes
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Charleston, SC Criminal Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(843) 628-2855 135 King Street
Charleston, SC 29401
Criminal, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Charleston School of Law
Joshua P. Stokes is committed to providing his clients with the highest quality of legal services available in the Lowcountry and South Carolina as a whole. Mr. Stokes graduated from Presbyterian College in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science in Physics and a minor in Computer Science. He was a member of the Charleston School of Law’s inaugural class earning his Juris Doctor in May 2007. Mr. Stokes was admitted to the South Carolina Bar at the end of 2007, and began his legal career as an attorney at the Law Offices of Paul E. Tinkler located in downtown Charleston,...
Andrew Ross Mackenzie
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Greenville, SC Criminal Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(864) 232-6247 100 Mills Ave
Greenville, SC 29605
Criminal, Appeals, DUI and Divorce
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University and Washington and Lee University School of Law
John O'Leary
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Columbia, SC Criminal Law Attorney with 49 years experience
(803) 779-5556 714 Calhoun St
Columbia, SC 29201
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Products Liability and Traffic Tickets
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
John is a 1966 History graduate of The Citadel, Charleston, South Carolina; earning his J.D. in 1969 from the University of Detroit, Detroit, Michigan. In addition, John attended graduate school at Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois (1970). He is a member of the State Bar Associations of South Carolina, Florida, and Michigan. Currently, John has offices in Columbia and Edisto Beach, South Carolina handling primarily DUI, drug cases, and criminal matters. He often testifies as an expert witness in police procedures, high speed chases, and other law enforcement practices. John serves as Counsel for the South Carolina Trooper's Association,...
Pete Strom
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Columbia, SC Criminal Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(803) 252-4800 2110 N Beltline Blvd
Columbia, SC 29204
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, DUI and Personal Injury
University of South Carolina School of Law
Joseph Preston “Pete” Strom, Jr., the managing partner at Strom Law Firm, LLC, has been fighting for justice since 1984. Born in Columbia, South Carolina in 1959, Pete attended the University of South Carolina and graduated in 1981 with a Bachelor of Arts. While attending the University of South Carolina, Pete served as President of Kappa Sigma Fraternity. After graduating from the University of South Carolina, Pete attended the University of South Carolina School of Law where he graduated with a J.D. in 1984. After graduating from law school, Pete served as law clerk to the Honorable...
Gerald Edward Harmon Jr.
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Georgetown, SC Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(843) 527-7857 1109 Church St
Georgetown, SC 29440
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, DUI and Personal Injury
University of South Carolina - Columbia
Born and raised in the Pawleys Island and Georgetown areas, Mr. Harmon is an active member of the community. He is a member of the South Carolina Air National Guard and several local charitable organizations.
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South Carolina Criminal Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

South Carolina Bar Association Pro Bono Program
Columbia, SC

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Arrested or facing criminal charges?

Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.

Whether you are under police investigation, have been arrested, or are facing charges, having an advocate familiar with the criminal justice system.

Most jurisdictions classify crimes as felonies or misdemeanors, with felonies being the more serious offenses with the possibility of more severe sentences. Some criminal lawyers focus on a specific area of criminal defense law, such as white-collar crime, drug offenses, theft crimes, or violent crimes. You should consult with a criminal defense lawyer early on in the process to preserve options, such as diversion programs or plea bargains.

When hiring a criminal defense attorney, you should evaluate the experience and fee structure of the attorney. Some offer a free consultation to discuss your case.


Accomplice liability: If a person aids, assists, or encourages another in the commission of a crime, they are criminally liable as an accomplice to the crime.

Self-defense: The claim that an act otherwise criminal was legally justifiable because it was necessary to protect a person or property from the threat or action of another.