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South CarolinaCriminal Defense Lawyers in York, 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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A Phillip Baity

A Phillip Baity
A. Philip Baity, PA
110 Spring St.
York, SC 29715
A Phillip Baity is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Daniel Dominic D'Agostino

Daniel Dominic D'Agostino
D'Agostino Law Firm
PO Box 1199
York, SC 29745
Licensed for 29 years, Daniel Dominic D'Agostino is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Geoffry Mark Dunn

Geoffry Mark Dunn
Jordan & Dunn, LLC
PO Box 11785
York, SC 29731
Licensed for 17 years, Geoffry Mark Dunn is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Harry P Collins

Harry P Collins
PO Box 2541
York, SC 29732
Licensed for 27 years, Harry P Collins is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Robert J. Reeves

Robert J. Reeves
Robert J. Reeves P.C.
1012 Market Street Suite 205
Fort Mill, SC 29708
Licensed for 32 years, Robert J. Reeves is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended University of South Carolina School o... read more >

Robert A Bruce

Robert A Bruce
Bruce Law Firm
452 Lakeshore Parkway Suite 110
Rock Hill, SC 29730
Licensed for 28 years, Robert A Bruce is a 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 >

Christopher A Wellborn

Christopher A Wellborn
Christopher A. Wellborn P.A.
142 Oakland Avenue
Rock Hill, SC 29730
Licensed for 32 years, Christopher A Wellborn is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer... read more >

Thomas Holland Sr

Thomas Holland Sr
Holland Law LLC
128 Oakland Ave
Rock Hill, SC 29730
Licensed for 27 years, Thomas Holland Sr is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended University of Arkansas School of Law... read more >

James W Boyd

James W Boyd
James W. Boyd, Attorney
1544 Ebenezer Road
Rock Hill, SC 29732
Licensed for 44 years, James W Boyd is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Twana Nakeya Burris

Twana Nakeya Burris
The Burris Legal Group
312 Oakland Avenue
Rock Hill, SC 29730
Licensed for 17 years, Twana Nakeya Burris is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Thomas Carroll Jeter III

Thomas Carroll Jeter III
Nosal & Jeter, LLP
852 Gold Hill Rd., Unit 201
Fort Mill, SC 29708
Licensed for 9 years, Thomas Carroll Jeter III is a Business Law and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of South Carolina School of L... read more >

Brian Robert Murphy

Brian Robert Murphy
Schiller Law Firm
PO Box 36365
Rock Hill, SC 29730
Licensed for 13 years, Brian Robert Murphy is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Melinda Inman Butler

Melinda Inman Butler
The Butler Law Firm
103 Medical Science Dr.
Union, SC 29379
Licensed for 13 years, Melinda Inman Butler is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Kevin Michael Hope

Kevin Michael Hope
Law Office of James W. Boyd
1544 Ebenezer Road
Rock Hill, SC 29732
Kevin Michael Hope is a 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 15 years, Nathan James Sheldon is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of South Carolina School of ... read more >

Francis L Bell Jr

Francis L Bell Jr
Bell Tindal & Freeland, PA
PO Box 867
Lancaster, SC 29721
Licensed for 51 years, Francis L Bell Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Stacey D Coleman

Stacey D Coleman
Sixteenth Circuit Public Defender
529 S. Cherry Rd.
York, SC 29745
Licensed for 21 years, Stacey D Coleman is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Harry Alfred Dest

Harry Alfred Dest
Sixteenth Circuit Public Defender
1675-1E York Hwy.
York, SC 29745
Licensed for 29 years, Harry Alfred Dest is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Pete Gus Diamaduros

Pete Gus Diamaduros
White Diamaduros & Diamaduros
108 West South Street
Union, SC 29379
Licensed for 35 years, Pete Gus Diamaduros is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Sammy Diamaduros

Sammy Diamaduros
White Diamaduros & Diamaduros
108 W. South Street
Union, SC 29379
Licensed for 30 years, Sammy Diamaduros is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Thomas A McKinney

Thomas A McKinney
McKinney Givens Tucker & Rhea, LLC
PO Box 11784
Rock Hill, SC 29731
Thomas A McKinney is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

James M Morton

James M Morton
Morton & Gettys, LLC
334 Oakland Ave.
Rock Hill, SC 29732
Licensed for 36 years, James M Morton is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Stephen D Schusterman

Stephen D Schusterman
Schusterman Law Firm
PO Box 4211
Rock Hill, SC 29732
Licensed for 32 years, Stephen D Schusterman is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Thomas Henry White IV

Thomas Henry White IV
White Diamaduros & Diamaduros
PO Drawer 643
Union, SC 29379
Licensed for 38 years, Thomas Henry White IV is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Oshun Cyrus Hinton

Oshun Cyrus Hinton
Law Offices of O. Cyrus Hinton, PA
235 E. Main St Suite 110
Spartanburg, SC 29730
Licensed for 23 years, Oshun Cyrus Hinton is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Phillip L Smith

Phillip L Smith
1922 India Hook Rd.
Rock Hill, SC 29732
Phillip L Smith is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Michael Langford Brown Jr

Michael Langford Brown Jr
PO Box 1025
Rock Hill, SC 29731
Licensed for 37 years, Michael Langford Brown Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Dexter Lee Cook III

Dexter Lee Cook III
Trey Cook Law, LLC
PO Box 1778
Lancaster, SC 29721
Licensed for 13 years, Dexter Lee Cook III is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of South Carolina School of Law... read more >

Paul L Reeves

Paul L Reeves
Blackwell Trimnal Reeves & Myers
201 West Dunlap Street
Lancaster, SC 29721
Licensed for 36 years, Paul L Reeves is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

James C Hardin III

James C Hardin III
James C. Hardin III, PLLC
113 E Main St Ste 330
Rock Hill, SC 29730
Licensed for 32 years, James C Hardin III is a Estate and Probate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Duke Law School... read more >

Craig Pisarik

Craig Pisarik
1539 Health Care Drive
Rock Hill, SC 29732
Craig Pisarik is a DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Michael Anthony Berry

Michael Anthony Berry
Seventh Circuit Public Defender
210 B N. Limestone St
Gaffney, SC 29340
Licensed for 10 years, Michael Anthony Berry is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Tyre D Lee Jr

Tyre D Lee Jr
Sixth Circuit Public Defender
141 Main St.
Chester, SC 29706
Tyre D Lee Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Michael H Lifsey

Michael H Lifsey
Sixth Circuit Public Defender
PO Box 1809
Lancaster, SC 29721
Michael H Lifsey 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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