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An appeal involves briefing issues for a higher court to review. Appellate attorneys in South Carolina may also make an oral argument to the judge or judges deciding the appeal.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney for an appellate case, keep in mind that strict timelines often apply to appeals.


Most criminal appellate attorneys in South Carolina charge flat fees for direct appeals and post conviction cases.


Many of the top appellate attorneys devote a significant portion of their practice to this niche area of the law.


Appellate law in the criminal justice system also includes federal habeas petitions and post-conviction motions for illegal sentences, ineffective assistance of counsel or prosecutorial misconduct.


Many of the top criminal appellate lawyers in the United States belong to The Council of Appellate Lawyers. The CAL is the first and only national appellate bench-bar organization.

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John W. Molony

John W. Molony
John W. Molony Law Firm, LLC
125-A Wappoo Creek Drive, Ste. 101-A
Charleston, SC 29412
Call 843-762-5732
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National College for DUI Defense
John W. Molony
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DUI Defense Lawyers Association
John W. Molony
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National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
John W. Molony
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
John W. Molony
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South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
John W. Molony
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Experienced Criminal Defense & DUI Lawyer Defending The Rights Of South Carolina Clients... read more >

Rose Mary Parham

Rose Mary Parham
Parham Law Firm, LLC
541 West Evans Street
Florence, SC 29501
Call 843-407-7757
Top-Rated Trial Lawyer - 25 Years Experience - Available 24/7 - When Results Matter... read more >
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Rose Mary Parham
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Timothy Clay Kulp

Timothy Clay Kulp
Kulp and Elliott
116 Church St 3rd Floor
Charleston, SC 29401
Licensed for 46 years, Timothy Clay Kulp is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of South Carolina School of Law... read more >

Christopher Wayne Adams

Christopher Wayne Adams
The Law Office of Christopher W. Adams
102 Broad Street Suite #C
Charleston, SC 29401
Licensed for 31 years, Christopher Wayne Adams is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Georgetown University Law Center... read more >

Steve Wayne Sumner

Steve Wayne Sumner
Steve W. Sumner, Attorney at Law, LLC
1088 N Church St
Greenville, SC 29601
Licensed for 32 years, Steve Wayne Sumner is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of South Carolina School of La... read more >

Andrew John Savage III

Andrew John Savage III
Savage & Savage, PA
15 Prioleau St PO Box 1002
Charleston, SC 29401
Licensed for 49 years, Andrew John Savage III is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended University of South Carolina Sc... read more >

C. Andrew Carroll

C. Andrew Carroll
Carroll Law Firm
44 Markfield Dr Suite C
Charleston, SC 29407
Licensed for 27 years, C. Andrew Carroll is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of South Carolina School of Law... read more >

Robert J. Reeves

Robert J. Reeves
Robert J. Reeves P.C.
1012 Market Street Suite 205
Fort Mill, SC 29708
Licensed for 35 years, Robert J. Reeves is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended University of South Carolina School o... read more >

Dale Savage

Dale Savage
Dale Savage Law Firm, LLC
260 W. Coleman Blvd. Suite B
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
Licensed for 18 years, Dale Savage is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Golden Gate School of law... read more >

A. Randolph Hough

A. Randolph Hough
The Law Offices of A. Randolph Hough, P.A.
1720 Main St. Suite 105
Columbia, SC 29201
Licensed for 32 years, A. Randolph Hough is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of South Carolina School of Law... read more >

Trenton Chambers

Trenton Chambers
Trent H Chambers Chambers Law Firm
1600 North Oak Street Suite D
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Licensed for 27 years, Trenton Chambers is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended Western Michigan University Thomas M. C... read more >

Jack Bruce Swerling

Jack Bruce Swerling
1720 Main St. Suite 301
Columbia, SC 29201
Licensed for 51 years, Jack Bruce Swerling is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended University of South Carolina School... read more >

E. Powers Price

E. Powers Price
Price Law Firm, P.A.
644 E. Washington Street
Greenville, SC 29601
Licensed for 13 years, E. Powers Price is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Charleston School of Law... read more >

J. Michael DeTreville

J. Michael DeTreville
DeTreville Law & Mediation LLC
714 St Andrews Blvd
Charleston, SC 29407
Licensed for 19 years, J. Michael DeTreville is a Divorce and Child Custody / Visitation lawyer who attended University of South Carolina S... read more >

M. Gregory McCollum

M. Gregory McCollum
M. Gregory McCollum, Attorney at Law
1012 38th Avenue North
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Licensed for 36 years, M. Gregory McCollum is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Greg Collins

Greg Collins
Savage, Royall & Sheheen, LLP
1111 Church St, Camden, SC 29020
Camden, SC 29020
Licensed for 19 years, Greg Collins is a Personal Injury and Workers Compensation lawyer who attended National Criminal Defense College... read more >

David B. Tarr

David B. Tarr
Law Office of David B. Tarr, L.L.C.
1313 Elmwood Ave Ste B
Columbia, SC 29201
Licensed for 29 years, David B. Tarr is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of South Carolina School of Law... read more >

Robert E. Ianuario

Robert E. Ianuario
Robert E. Ianuario, P.C.
204 Lavinia Ave
Greenville, SC 29601
Robert E. Ianuario is a Criminal Defense and Drug Crimes lawyer... read more >

Thomas Holland Sr

Thomas Holland Sr
Holland Law LLC
128 Oakland Ave
Rock Hill, SC 29730
Licensed for 30 years, Thomas Holland Sr is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended University of Arkansas School of Law... read more >

Dean Nicholas Mureddu

Dean Nicholas Mureddu
Greg McCollum Complete Legal Defense Team
1012 38th Avenue North Suite 202
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Licensed for 30 years, Dean Nicholas Mureddu is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Cumberland School of Law, Samford Univ... read more >

Robert A Bruce

Robert A Bruce
Bruce Law Firm
452 Lakeshore Parkway Suite 110
Rock Hill, SC 29730
Licensed for 31 years, Robert A Bruce is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Guy Ballenger

Guy Ballenger
Barth, Ballenger & Lewis, LLP
205 N Irby St.
Florence, SC 29501
Licensed for 20 years, Guy Ballenger is a Personal Injury and Child Custody / Visitation lawyer... read more >

Jack Bradley Baker

Jack Bradley Baker
J. Bradley Baker LLC
403 E. Main St. Suite E
Lexington, SC 29072
Licensed for 29 years, Jack Bradley Baker is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Cumberland School of Law - Samford University... read more >

David Aylor

David Aylor
David Aylor Laws Office
4917 Centre Pointe Drive
North Charleston, SC 29418
Licensed for 18 years, David Aylor is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended University of South Carolina School of Law... read more >

James Wofford Bannister

James Wofford Bannister
Bannister & Wyatt, LLC
PO Box 10007
Greenville, SC 29603
Licensed for 29 years, James Wofford Bannister is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended University of South Carolina S... read more >

Harry S. Allen IV

Harry S. Allen IV
Battle & Allen, P.A.
209 E. Dozier Street
Marion, SC 29571
Licensed for 23 years, Harry S. Allen IV is a Criminal Defense and Child Custody / Visitation lawyer who attended University of South Carol... read more >

Jack Swerling

Jack Swerling
Jack B. Swerling
1720 Main Street Suite 301
Columbia, SC 29201
Licensed for 51 years, Jack Swerling is a Criminal Defense and Drug Crimes lawyer who attended University of South Carolina School of Law... read more >

James Arthur Brown Jr

James Arthur Brown Jr
Law Offices of Jim Brown, P.A.
1600 Burnside St
Beaufort, SC 29901
Licensed for 28 years, James Arthur Brown Jr is a Marijuana Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of South Carolina Schoo... read more >

Fred Wallace Woods Jr

Fred Wallace Woods Jr
The Woods Law Firm
1106 Pendleton Street
Greenville, SC 29601
Licensed for 28 years, Fred Wallace Woods Jr is a Marijuana Law and Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Scott E. Kegel

Scott E. Kegel
Scott E Kegel Law Offices
231 King St 3rd Floor
Charleston, SC 29401
Licensed for 29 years, Scott E. Kegel is a Personal Injury and Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Dean Cook

Dean Cook
Dean Cook Attorney at Law
202 N. Petty Street
Gaffney, SC 29340
Dean Cook is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Nicholas Clekis

Nicholas Clekis
Clekis Law Firm
171 Church Street
Charleston, SC 29401
Licensed for 38 years, Nicholas Clekis is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended University of South Carolina School of... read more >

Pete Strom

Pete Strom
Strom Law Firm
2110 N Beltline Blvd
Columbia, SC 29204
Licensed for 40 years, Pete Strom is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Aaron F. De Bruin

Aaron F. De Bruin
De Bruin Law Firm
16 Wellington Avenue
Greenville, SC 29609
Aaron F. De Bruin is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Michael Dennis McMullen

Michael Dennis McMullen
Law Office of Michael D. McMullen
1720 Main Street, Suite 301
Columbia, SC 29201
Licensed for 32 years, Michael Dennis McMullen is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of South Carolina School ... read more >

Dayne C Phillips

Dayne C Phillips
Dayne Phillips Attorney at Law
1614 Taylor St Suite D
Columbia, SC 29201
Licensed for 11 years, Dayne C Phillips is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Rad S. Deaton

Rad S. Deaton
Deaton Law Firm LLC
2170 Ashley Phosphate Road Suite 404
North Charleston, SC 29406
Rad S. Deaton is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Margaret Craig Good

Margaret Craig Good
Good-Earnest Law, P. A.
136 SC-107
Mountain Rest, SC 29664
Licensed for 49 years, Margaret Craig Good is a Criminal Appellate Law lawyer who attended Florida State University College of Law... read more >

Nicholas J Clekis

Nicholas J Clekis
Clekis Law Firm, PA
PO Box 1867
Charleston, SC 29402
Licensed for 38 years, Nicholas J Clekis is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Adam Young

Adam Young
Adam Young Law Firm
455.5 King Street
Charleston, SC 29403
Licensed for 16 years, Adam Young is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Steven M Krause

Steven M Krause
Krause Moorhead & Draisen, PA
207 E. Calhoun St.
Anderson, SC 29621
Licensed for 46 years, Steven M Krause is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Thomas M. Cooley School of Law... read more >

James Hardy Price, IV

James Hardy Price, IV
Price Law Firm
644 E Washington St
Greenville, SC 29601
Licensed for 13 years, James Hardy Price, IV is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Charleston School of Law... read more >

J. Stephen Grooms

J. Stephen Grooms
Grooms & Thomas LLC
4593 Oleander Dr Unit C
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Licensed for 14 years, J. Stephen Grooms is a Criminal Defense and Business Law lawyer who attended Charleston School of Law... read more >

William H. Burriss

William H. Burriss
Burriss Ridgeway Injury Lawyers
820 Gracern Rd
Columbia, SC 29210
Licensed for 31 years, William H. Burriss is a Personal Injury and Workers Compensation lawyer who attended University of South Carolina Sc... read more >

Thomas J Quinn

Thomas J Quinn
201 West Stone Avenue
Greenville, SC 29609
Licensed for 46 years, Thomas J Quinn is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Grant B. Smaldone

Grant B. Smaldone
The Law Office of Grant B. Smaldone, LLC
105 Wappoo Creek Drive, Suite 1A
Charleston, SC 29412
Licensed for 12 years, Grant B. Smaldone is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Charleston School of Law... read more >

James Ross Snell

James Ross Snell
316 S. Lake Dr.
Lexington, SC 29072
Licensed for 20 years, James Ross Snell is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

R. Bradley Yates

R. Bradley Yates
The Yates Firm
1298 Professional Drive, Suite B
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Licensed for 12 years, R. Bradley Yates is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Appalachian School of Law... read more >

Stephan Futeral

Stephan Futeral
Futeral & Nelson, LLC
1004 Anna Knapp Blvd.
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
Licensed for 31 years, Stephan Futeral is a Child Custody / Visitation and Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Nathan James Sheldon

Nathan James Sheldon
The Law Office of Nathan J. Sheldon, LLC
331 East Main St Suite 200
Rock Hill, SC 29730
Licensed for 18 years, Nathan James Sheldon is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of South Carolina School of ... read more >
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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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