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South CarolinaCriminal Defense Lawyers in Sumter, 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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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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Charles Thomas Brooks

Charles Thomas Brooks
Law Office of Charles T. Brooks, III
309 Broad St.
Sumter, SC 29150
Licensed for 25 years, Charles Thomas Brooks is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Wade Scott Kolb Jr

Wade Scott Kolb Jr
Kolb & Murphy, Attorneys at Law, LLC
107 North Main St.
Sumter, SC 29150
Wade Scott Kolb Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Marvin E McMillan Jr

Marvin E McMillan Jr
Player & McMillan, LLC
PO Box 3690
Sumter, SC 29151
Marvin E McMillan Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

G Murrell Smith Jr

G Murrell Smith Jr
Lee, Erter, Wilson, James, Holler & Smith, LLC
PO Box 580
Sumter, SC 29152
Licensed for 28 years, G Murrell Smith Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

T.H. Davis III

T.H. Davis III
Atkinson & Davis
PO Box 1665
Sumter, SC 29151
Licensed for 46 years, T.H. Davis III is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Michael M Jordan

Michael M Jordan
10 Law Range
Sumter, SC 29150
Michael M Jordan is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

John M Ervin III

John M Ervin III
Ervin Law Ofc., PA
50 Public Square
Darlington, SC 29532
Licensed for 36 years, John M Ervin III is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Everette Guy Ballenger

Everette Guy Ballenger
Ballenger Barth & Hoefer, LLP
PO Box 107
Florence, SC 29503
Licensed for 17 years, Everette Guy Ballenger is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

W. James Hoffmeyer

W. James Hoffmeyer
Law Office of W. James Hoffmeyer
125 Warley St.
Florence, SC 29501
Licensed for 29 years, W. James Hoffmeyer is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Gary Craig Lemel

Gary Craig Lemel
McKinney Givens Tucker & Rhea, LLC
504 South Coit St
Florence, SC 29501
Licensed for 25 years, Gary Craig Lemel is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Guy Ballenger

Guy Ballenger
Barth, Ballenger & Lewis, LLP
205 N Irby St.
Florence, SC 29501
Licensed for 17 years, Guy Ballenger is a Personal Injury and Child Custody / Visitation lawyer... read more >

Susan Elaine Cooke

Susan Elaine Cooke
141 N Main St. Room 102
Sumter, SC 29150
Susan Elaine Cooke is a DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of South Carolina School of Law... read more >

Frederick A Hoefer II

Frederick A Hoefer II
Ballenger Barth & Hoefer, LLP
PO Box 107
Florence, SC 29503
Licensed for 41 years, Frederick A Hoefer II 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 >

Henry Morris Anderson Jr

Henry Morris Anderson Jr
Anderson Law Firm, PA
265 W. Evans St Suite A
Florence, SC 29503
Licensed for 30 years, Henry Morris Anderson Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Zack Owen Atkinson

Zack Owen Atkinson
Speedy, Tanner & Atkinson, LLC
One Lafayette Ct.
Kershaw, SC 29020
Licensed for 19 years, Zack Owen Atkinson is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Tonya Copeland Little

Tonya Copeland Little
Copeland-Little Law
524 W. Carolina Ave.
Darlington, SC 29550
Licensed for 15 years, Tonya Copeland Little 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 >

Samuel L Floyd

Samuel L Floyd
Samuel L. Floyd, LLC
15 Courthouse Square
Kingstree, SC 29556
Licensed for 20 years, Samuel L Floyd is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Mary Amanda Harrelson Shuler

Mary Amanda Harrelson Shuler
Jenkinson Jarrett & Kellahan, PA
PO Box 669
Kingstree, SC 29556
Licensed for 13 years, Mary Amanda Harrelson Shuler is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

H Lee Herron

H Lee Herron
Herron & Fraley, LLC
518 W. Palmetto St.
Florence, SC 29501
Licensed for 16 years, H Lee Herron is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jack D Howle Jr

Jack D Howle Jr
Third Circuit Public Defender
PO Box 1882
Sumter, SC 29151
Licensed for 47 years, Jack D Howle Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

William E Jenkinson III

William E Jenkinson III
Jenkinson Jarrett & Kellahan, PA
120 W. Main St.
Williamsburg, SC 29556
Licensed for 50 years, William E Jenkinson III is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Daniel Tindall Jordan

Daniel Tindall Jordan
Wallace H. Jordan, Jr. PC
715 Rosewood Dr
Florence, SC 29501
Licensed for 11 years, Daniel Tindall Jordan is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Shaun Courtney Kent

Shaun Courtney Kent
Coffey, Chandler, Kent & McKenzie, P.A.
8 South Brooks St.
Clarendon, SC 29102
Shaun Courtney Kent is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Nicholas W Lewis

Nicholas W Lewis
Ballenger Barth & Hoefer, LLP
PO Box 107
Florence, SC 29503
Licensed for 17 years, Nicholas W Lewis is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

James Gladney McGee III

James Gladney McGee III
Dusenbury Snow & McGee, PA
PO Box 555
Florence, SC 29503
Licensed for 26 years, James Gladney McGee III is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Edward E Saleeby Jr

Edward E Saleeby Jr
Saleeby & Cox, PA
PO Box 519
Hartsville, SC 29551
Licensed for 42 years, Edward E Saleeby Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

A Grayson Smith

A Grayson Smith
Gallivan White & Boyd, PA
180 N. Irby St.MSC-N
Florence, SC 29501
Licensed for 14 years, A Grayson Smith is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

George W Speedy

George W Speedy
Speedy, Tanner & Atkinson, LLC
PO Drawer 100
Camden, SC 29020
Licensed for 46 years, George W Speedy is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

W.S. Watts III

W.S. Watts III
Smith Watts & Associates, LLC
508 S. Fourth St.
Hartsville, SC 29550
Licensed for 18 years, W.S. Watts III 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 >

Carrington SB Wingard

Carrington SB Wingard
Carrington Salley Baker Wingard
401 W. Cheves Street
Florence, SC 29501
Licensed for 49 years, Carrington SB Wingard is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Kathy Price Elmore

Kathy Price Elmore
Orr Elmore & Ervin, LLC
504 South Coit St
Florence, SC 29501
Licensed for 28 years, Kathy Price Elmore 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 >

Vick Meetze

Vick Meetze
180 N. Irby St.MSC-N
Florence, SC 29501
Vick Meetze is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

David J Miller

David J Miller
PMB 1384840 Forest Dr. Suite 6-B
Columbia, SC 29206
David J Miller 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 >

Samuel M Kramer

Samuel M Kramer
219 Pebble Creek Rd.
Columbia, SC 29223
Samuel M Kramer is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Paul Vincent Cannarella

Paul Vincent Cannarella
Paul V. Cannarella, P.C.
111 North 6th Ave
Hartsville, SC 29559
Licensed for 41 years, Paul Vincent Cannarella is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI 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 >

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 >

David M. Smith

David M. Smith
Smith Ammons, LLC - Attorneys at Law
516 S Coit St.
Florence, SC 29501
Licensed for 8 years, David M. Smith is a Family Law and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Patrick James McLaughlin

Patrick James McLaughlin
Wukela Law Office
403 Second Loop Rd
Florence, SC 29505
Patrick James McLaughlin is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

W Scott Palmer

W Scott Palmer
W. Scott Palmer Attorney At Law
8818 Old #6 Hwy.
Santee, SC 29142
Licensed for 33 years, W Scott Palmer is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Ray E Chandler

Ray E Chandler
Coffey, Chandler, Kent & McKenzie, P.A.
2 N Brooks St
Manning, SC 29102
Licensed for 50 years, Ray E Chandler 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 >
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Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

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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