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Much of my practice is dedicated to criminal appeals and post conviction relief. However, I also represent clients in serious personal injury cases and civil rights violations.

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  1. Personal Injury: 30%
    5 years
  2. Appeals: 25%
    7 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 25%
    7 years
  4. Litigation: 10%
    5 years
  5. Workers Compensation: 10%
    4 years

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Fees:

Contingent (33-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Law Office of Tristan M. Shaffer

225 Columbia Ave.
Chapin, SC, 29036

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
SCGood Standing200908/04/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
CALI Excellence for the Future Award for Advanced EvidenceCALI2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerShaffer Law Firm2011 - Present
AttorneyAxelrod & Associates, PA2014 - 2015
Of CounselDessausure Law Firm2012 - 2012
Appellate DefenderSC Appellate Defense2010 - 2011
Assistant Public DefenderRichland County Public Defender2009 - 2010
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
South Carolina Association for JusticeN/A2011 - Present
South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A2011 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
R.[Redacted to protect privacy]Settlement of $750,000.00
City of Columbia v. S. [Redacted to protect Identity]Reversal of conviction
State v. Bonner, 400 S.C. 561, 735 S.E.2d 525 (2012)Client was given a new sentence
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Charleston School of LawN/AN/A2009
Clemson UniversityPsychologyBS - Bachelor of Science2006
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
SC Magistrate and Municipal Judge TrainingCriminal Domestic Violence2011