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South CarolinaCriminal Defense Lawyers in Berkeley County, 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 Berkeley County, 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 Berkeley County, 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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George B Bishop Jr

George B Bishop Jr
George B. Bishop, Jr., PA
PO Box 848
Berkeley, SC 29461
Licensed for 37 years, George B Bishop Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

William W Peagler III

William W Peagler III
William W. Peagler, III, P.A.
PO Box 1840
Moncks Corner, SC 29461
Licensed for 32 years, William W Peagler III is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Lionel S Lofton

Lionel S Lofton
Lofton & Lofton, PC
225 Seven Farms Dr. Suite 109
Charleston, SC 29492
Licensed for 50 years, Lionel S Lofton is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

R Brady Vannoy

R Brady Vannoy
R. Brady Vannoy, Attorney at Law, LLC
123 W Main St
Monocks Corner, SC 29461
Licensed for 14 years, R Brady Vannoy is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Keshia V White

Keshia V White
Ninth Circuit Public Defender
PO Box 1687
Moncks Corner, SC 29461
Licensed for 20 years, Keshia V White is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Debra Kay Littlejohn

Debra Kay Littlejohn
Ninth Circuit Public Defender
PO Box 1687
Berkeley, SC 29461
Debra Kay Littlejohn 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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