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Matthew Joseph Burgess

Matthew Joseph Burgess

also known as Matt Burgess, Matthew Burgess

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Litigation, Appeals

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About Me

Matt has represented clients in a variety of practice areas; primarily, in matters of Criminal Defense & Civil Litigation. His casework has been featured on networks & in publications, including Fox News, CNN, the New York Times & People Magazine. Matt is a member of The National Trial Lawyers Association: Top 100 Trial Lawyers (Criminal Defense) and can be reached at and/or (803) 225-2400.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 2013

  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
  2. Litigation: 40%
  3. Appeals: 10%



Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

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SCGood Standing201307/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 100 Trial Lawyers (Criminal Defense)The National Trial Lawyers Association2014
Commendation MedalSouth Carolina State Guard2014

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyCoffey, Chandler & McKenzie, P.A.2013 - 2015

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
State of South Carolina v. George Stinney, Jr.Conviction vacated.

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Charleston School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2012
The CitadelEnglish LiteratureBA2010