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About me

I am a criminal defense and civil trial lawyer in Charleston, South Carolina.  My practice focusses on DUI defense, drug and gun crimes, as well as violent offenses.  On the civil side I focus on personal injury, divorce cases, and workers compensation.  I have represented clients all over South Carolina.


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 30%
  2. DUI & DWI: 25%
  3. Personal Injury: 25%
  4. Family: 20%



Retainer (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

17 total 

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  • Dayne C. Phillips

    Dale is an outstanding advocate who fights to protect his clients' rights and freedom.


    Dayne Phillips Criminal Defense Attorney
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  • Guy Scott DiMartino

    I endorse this lawyer. Dale is a strong advocate for his clients that are charged with a crime. He is on my list of referral attorneys for clients who get in trouble in South Carolina.


    Guy DiMartino Personal Injury Attorney
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Contact info

Dale Savage Law Firm, LLC

260 W. Coleman Blvd. Suite B
Mt. Pleasant, SC, 29464


SCGood Standing200603/07/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 for South CarolinaASLA2014
Top 100 Criminal Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
Top Contributor - Criminal DefenseAVVO2013
Top ContributorAVVO2012
Dean's ListGolden Gate University School of Law2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerDale Savage Law Firm, LLC2012 - Present
AssociateLaw Office2011 - 2012
Asst. SolicitorNinth Circuit Solicitors Office2007 - 2011
AttorneyMotley Rice2006 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
South Carolina Association for JusticeAttorney Member2013 - Present
Fourth Circuit Court of AppealsAttorney Member2013 - Present
South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2012 - Present
United States District Court, South CarolinaMember2011 - Present
South Carolina Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Charleston County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. GaskinsGuilty
State v. SimmonsGuilty
State v. Brown, Robinson, BostonGuilty
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Golden Gate University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
College of CharlestonEconomicsBS - Bachelor of Science2001
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Young Americans for Liberty at the College of CharlestonEnd the drug war2014