ASSISTANT PUBLIC DEFENDER (April 2013 - Present):
APPELLATE DEFENDER (July 2011 - April 2013):
- Filed over 100 Direct / PCR appeals in the South Carolina Supreme Court and Court of Appeals.
- Attended the U.S. Supreme Court Institute/Habeas Assistance & Training Seminar at the New York University School of Law.
- Taught by nationally recognized law professors John Blume and Anthony G. Amsterdam.
SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT EMPLOYMENT AND WORKFORCE:
Administative Hearing Officer: May 2011 - July 2011
- Ruled on matters of evidence, law, and procedure in over sixty unemployment appeal hearings.
BLUESTEIN, NICHOLS, THOMPSON AND DELGADO
Law Clerk, May 2006 - May 2011
- Assisted attorney preparation in the following areas of law: Criminal defense; civil litigation; appellate practice; workers’ compensation; and social security/disability.
Assisted John Delgado in all phases of criminal defense, including three murder trials.
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA SCHOOL OF LAW,
Juris Doctor 2010
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
Bachelor of Arts, 2007 Cum Laude
Major: Political Science
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Licensed since 2011
|Assistant Public Defender||Eleventh Judicial Circuit Public Defender's Office||2013 - Present|
|Appellate Defender||Appellate Division, South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense||2011 - 2013|
|Administrative Hearing Officer||South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce||2011 - 2011|
|Law Clerk||Bluestein, Nichols, Thompson & Delgado, LLC||2006 - 2011|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Board of Directors||2014 - 2015|
|Lexington County Bar Association||Member||2014 - Present|
|United States Supreme Court||Member||2014 - Present|
|South Carolina Bar||Member||2011 - Present|
|South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2011 - Present|
|State v. Jackson, Op. No. 5278 (SC Ct. App. filed November, 5, 2014)||Reversed murder and armed robbery convictions|
|State v. Robinson, 408 S.C. 268, 758 S.E.2d 725 (Ct. App. 2014), Op. No. 5224 (SC Ct. App. filed April 23, 2014)||Reversed trafficking cocaine conviction|
|State v. Moore, 404 S.C. 634, 746 S.E.2d 352 (Ct. App. 2013), Op. No. 5160 (SC Ct. App. filed July 17, 2013)||Reversed trafficking cocaine conviction|
|University of South Carolina School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2010|
|University of South Carolina||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2007|
|Charleston School of Law||N/A||Transferred||N/A|
|South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Criminal Defense 101||2015|
|SUMMARY COURT JUDGES' ORIENTATION SCHOOL||Criminal Defendant's Constitutional Rights||2014|