If you are facing serious, life-altering criminal charges, who do you want standing next to you in court? How about a former prosecutor who use to bring those charges. That lawyer is J.D. Maines.
Born in Savannah, J.D. graduated from Clemson University (cum laude) in 2004 with a degree in Economics and Accounting. He went on to receive a Juris Doctorate from the University of South Carolina School Of Law (top 1/3 of class) in 2007.
An experienced trial lawyer, J.D. has been a prosecutor in both South Carolina and Georgia. First, he served as an Assistant Solicitor in SC’s 16th Judicial District. Most recently, he was an Assistant District Attorney for Chatham County, Georgia.
While serving in these highly prestigious positions, J.D. was one of two special attorneys assigned to work only the most serious drugs cases, asset forfeitures, and wiretaps for the Chatham County Narcotics Team (CNT). In South Carolina, J.D. was selected as the senior felony drug prosecutor for the York County Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU).
Facing a DUI? J.D. was the former DUI prosecutor in the State Court of Chatham County, Georgia and a special DUI Assistant Solicitor in York County, South Carolina.
Why does this matter? Experience. If you can build a criminal case, you know how to defend it.
J.D. is admitted to practice law in Georgia and South Carolina and defends clients throughout the low country’s Coastal Empire. J.D. is Of Counsel with The Nye Law Group, P.C.
J.D. Maines is a member of the South Carolina Bar, the Georgia State Bar, and in federal courts including the Southern District of Georgia.
Cash, Check, Credit Card
|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||2010||10/07/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|10 Best Under 40||American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys||2015|
|Of Counsel||The Nye Law Group, P.C.||2014 - Present|
|Owner||Law Offices of Justin Maines, LLC||2013 - Present|
|Assistant District Attorney||Chatham County District Attorney's Office||2011 - 2013|
|Assistant Solicitor||South Carolina 16th Judicial Circuit Solicitor's Office||2007 - 2011|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Chatham County Juvenile Court Bar||Exective Board Member||2014 - Present|
|National College of DUI Defense, Inc.||Member||2014 - Present|
|Savannah Bar Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2013 - Present|
|Savannah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2013 - Present|
|State v. Doe||Acquittal of all charges for my client|
|State v. Quarterman CR14-0795||Attempted Murder of a Police Office case where ALL evidence against my client was suppressed.|
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|University of South Carolina School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2007|
|Clemson University||Economics||BS - Bachelor of Science||2004|