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We practice federal criminal defense and catastrophic injury litigation.  We handle cases throughout the United States for individuals and companies.


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Practice areas


  1. Federal Crime: 30%
  2. Wrongful Death: 30%
  3. Personal Injury: 20%
  4. White Collar Crime: 10%
  5. Criminal Defense: 10%



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Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

16 total 

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  • Amy Kristan Raffaldt

    I endorse this lawyer. Russell Mace is an experienced trial lawyer and without a doubt, an excellent attorney. He has a vast knowledge and understanding of the law. He wins cases that most attorneys would think are impossible to litigate. Other attorneys consistently seek his advice because his ideas are innovative. Our clients appreciate his hard work and dedication to their cases. If a good result is possible, Russell will take it a step further and achieve a great one. I am grateful to have Russell Mace as my mentor, and our clients are lucky to have him on their case.


    Amy Raffaldt Appeals Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

  • Walton James McLeod IV

    Attorney Russell Mace is a highly respected litigator, not just in South Carolina, but in several states. Whether in a criminal case or a civil case, Attorney Mace will give you outstanding representation and legal counseling. He is a credit to the profession.


    Walton McLeod Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

The Mace Firm

1341 44th Avenue N., Suite 205
Myrtle Beach, SC, 29577

The Mace Firm

53 Broad Street
Charleston, SC

Russell Mace & Associates, P.A.

244 5th Avenue, Suite 1576
New York, NY, 10001

Russell Mace & Associates, P.A.

1210 Washington Avenue, Suite 245
Miami Beach, FL, 331394658



NYCurrently registered 201003/13/2015
SCGood Standing200111/12/2015
FLMember in Good Standing199809/08/2015
GAInactive Member in Good Standing 200511/07/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Life MemberMulti-Million Dollar Advocates Forum2013
CJA Attorney Representative for Florence DivisionCJA Representative2011
MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2011
Top 25 Attorneys in Florida for Criminal DefenseFlorida Legal Elite2009
Top 25 Attorneys in Florida for Criminal DefenseFlorida legal elite2008
Florida Legal EliteTop 25 Attorneys in Florida for Criminal Defense2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyGreenspan & Kane, P.A.2000 - 2001
Special MasterBal Harbour Village1998 - 2004
AttorneyMiami Public Defender's Office1997 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Trial Lawyers AssociationAttorney Member2013 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
2nd Circuit Court of AppealMember2010 - Present
Charleston County Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
South Carolina Association for JusticeMember2008 - Present
Fourth Circuit Court of AppealMember2008 - Present
South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyersmember2008 - Present
District of South CarolinaMember2007 - Present
United States Supreme Court BarMember2006 - Present
United States Supreme CourtMember2005 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2004 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember2004 - Present
Eleventh Circuit Court of AppealMember2003 - Present
South Carolina Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
Southern District of FloridaMember1999 - Present
Florida BarMember1998 - Present
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New YorkN/AN/A
United States District Court for the Southern District of New YorkMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
U.S. v. T.T.Client given 30 days and probation
U.S. v. T.F.Client given 2 years probation
U.S. v. T.S.14 years below guideline range
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Publication nameTitleDate
Seay v. United StatesAppellate Brief to Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Georgia, Valdosta State UniversityInternational RelationsMaster of Public Administration1994
University of Georgia, Valdosta State UniversityHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1993
No Law School providedN/AlawN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
South Carolina Bar ConventionFederal Criminal Procedure2013
Fourth Circuit UpdateFourth Circuit Case Law Update 20122013
Fourth Circuit Court of AppealsAppellate Argument2012
Criminal JusticeAdjunct Professor2012
CJA Annual Defense Seminar in CharlestonDiscovery Practice in Federal Court2011
Duke University Law SchoolAppellate Argument2009