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South CarolinaCriminal Defense Lawyers in Barnwell, South Carolina

The United States Constitution grants important rights to any person accused of a crime including due process, the right to a fair and speedy trial, the right to representation by counsel, the right to remain silent and to be free of unreasonable searches and seizures.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney in South Carolina, consider the lawyer's training, experience, ratings and reviews. Attorneys that practice within the criminal justice system tend to focus on certain types of cases in either state or federal court.


Most criminal defense attorneys provide a free consultation to discuss the facts of your case and defenses that might apply. Before you decide on which attorney to hire, meet with several different attorneys in their office to discuss the case and the attorney fees required for representation.


Once you decide which attorney to hire, make sure you and the attorney sign a written fee agreement or contract that describes the attorney fees required at each stage of the case including during pre-trial negotiations, motion hearings and a bench or jury trial.


A criminal defense lawyer in South Carolina should fight to protect the rights of his or her client in a criminal case against felony or misdemeanor charges... Read more »

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Dwight Christopher Moore

Dwight Christopher Moore
Moore Law Firm, LLC
319 Washington St
Barnwell, SC 29812
Dwight Christopher Moore is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

James E Whittle Jr

James E Whittle Jr
Johnson Johnson & Whittle
PO Box 2619
Aiken, SC 29802
Licensed for 42 years, James E Whittle Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Brett Hamilton Lancer

Brett Hamilton Lancer
Johnson Johnson & Whittle
117 Pendleton Street
Aiken, SC 29801
Licensed for 13 years, Brett Hamilton Lancer is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Virgin Johnson Jr

Virgin Johnson Jr
Johnson & Williams Attorneys at Law, LLC
410 State Road S-38-131
Orangeburg, SC 29115
Licensed for 33 years, Virgin Johnson Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

P Andrew Anderson

P Andrew Anderson
Anderson & Anderson, LLP
211 York St.NE
Aiken, SC 29801
Licensed for 30 years, P Andrew Anderson is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Michael R Culler Jr

Michael R Culler Jr
Culler & Brown, LLP
1540 Russell St.SE Suite 103
Orangeburg, SC 29115
Licensed for 31 years, Michael R Culler Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Gerald Jaren Davis

Gerald Jaren Davis
The Davis Law Firm, PC
PO Box 844
Orangeburg, SC 29116
Licensed for 24 years, Gerald Jaren Davis is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Aaron G Walsh

Aaron G Walsh
WalshLaw, PA
135 Chesterfield St (29801)
Aiken, SC 29802
Licensed for 18 years, Aaron G Walsh is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

David R Williams

David R Williams
Williams & Williams
PO Box 1084
Orangeburg, SC 29116
Licensed for 12 years, David R Williams is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Ashley D Chisholm

Ashley D Chisholm
190 Gibson St.
Orangeburg, SC 29116
Ashley D Chisholm is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Clyde C Dean Jr

Clyde C Dean Jr
PO Box 1405
Orangeburg, SC 29116
Licensed for 45 years, Clyde C Dean Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Michael David Routzong

Michael David Routzong
PO Drawer 2247
Aiken, SC 29802
Michael David Routzong is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Stephanie Smart Giddings

Stephanie Smart Giddings
PO Box 506
Hampton, SC 29924
Stephanie Smart Giddings is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jilliam D Ullman

Jilliam D Ullman
PO Box 1112
Orangeburg, SC 29116
Licensed for 16 years, Jilliam D Ullman is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Charlie Hiram Williams III

Charlie Hiram Williams III
Williams & Williams
1281 Russell St
Orangeburg, SC 29115
Licensed for 11 years, Charlie Hiram Williams III is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of South Carolina School of Law... read more >

James Bernard Huff

James Bernard Huff
1417 Georgia Ave
North Augusta, SC 29841
Licensed for 37 years, James Bernard Huff is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

C. Bradley Hutto

C. Bradley Hutto
PO Box 1084
Orangeburg, SC 29116
C. Bradley Hutto is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Carl B Grant

Carl B Grant
PO Box 1203
Orangeburg, SC 29116
Licensed for 36 years, Carl B Grant is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Wallis April Alves

Wallis April Alves
Second Circuit Public Defender
PO Drawer 2247
Aiken, SC 29802
Licensed for 29 years, Wallis April Alves is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Kelley Perkins Brown

Kelley Perkins Brown
Second Circuit Public Defender
PO Drawer 2247
Aiken, SC 29802
Licensed for 24 years, Kelley Perkins Brown is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

De Grant Gibbons

De Grant Gibbons
Second Circuit Public Defender
PO Drawer 2247
Aiken, SC 29802
Licensed for 30 years, De Grant Gibbons is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Charles David Hayes

Charles David Hayes
Second Circuit Public Defender
PO Drawer 2247
Aiken, SC 29802
Licensed for 13 years, Charles David Hayes is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Margaret Elizabeth Hinds

Margaret Elizabeth Hinds
Second Circuit Public Defender
372 St. Paul St.
Oranbeburg, SC 29115
Licensed for 25 years, Margaret Elizabeth Hinds is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

R Douglas Mellard

R Douglas Mellard
First Circuit Public Defender
PO Box 1112
Orangeburg, SC 29116
Licensed for 24 years, R Douglas Mellard is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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NBLSC Certification in Criminal Trial Advocacy - The National Board of Legal Specialty Certification is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) to certify attorneys as specialists in criminal trial advocacy.



Nonprofit Legal Associations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.


South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

The SCACDL advocates for the criminal defense profession and sponsors Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminars throughout the year.


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