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Dayne C. Phillips

also known as South Carolina Criminal Defense Lawyer: DUI; Appeals; PCR, Attorney in Lexington, SC and Columbia, SC

About me

Dayne has dedicated his life to defending those who are wrongfully accused or who have made an unfortunate mistake and need help.  He is committed to personalized, passionate, and professional representation of his clients.  No matter the crime or circumstance, he will fight to protect your rights, reputation, and freedom.  (Click the link below for more information) . . . 


 


Dayne is a trained and experienced South Carolina criminal defense attorney and appellate advocate.  For more information about his training and experience, please visit his website by clicking on the link provided in this profile or by copying the link below.


 


http://carolinadefenselawyers.com


 


DISCLAIMER: The information on this website (1) does not establish an attorney-client relationship; (2) is only for general information; (3) does not constitute legal advice; (4) cannot be cited as legal authority; (5) is accurate as of the date of publication; and (6) cannot replace the advice of an attorney licensed in South Carolina who has reviewed the facts of your case.  Please note that the information on this website is not a description of the attorney’s quality of representation and is not a guarantee of a specific result.  Any result achieved on behalf of a client in other matters should not create any expectation of a favorable outcome and does not necessarily indicate that similar results can be obtained for other clients.  Nothing contained in this website is intended to compare our services to the services of any other law firm or lawyer, or to imply any specialization in an area of law.  The publication of this website is not intended to constitute the practice of law in any jurisdiction in which no attorney in the firm is licensed to practice, nor is it intended to solicit legal representation of anyone in any such jurisdiction. 

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. DUI & DWI: 50%
  2. Criminal Defense: 50%

Payment

Fees:

Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • David Mark Foster

    Dayne is a great lawyer with a tremendous work ethic. He goes above and beyond for this clients and leaves nothing to chance. I highly recommend Dayne for anyone who finds themselves accused charged with committing a criminal offense.

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    David Foster DUI and DWI Attorney
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  • Bobby G Frederick

    I have known Dayne Phillips for several years and have been impressed with his ability since I first heard of him. He is one of the smartest lawyers I know, and I endorse him without question for criminal defense, DUI defense, and appeals.

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    Bobby Frederick Criminal defense Attorney
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Contact info

The Michael Jeffcoat Firm

4723-A Sunset Blvd.
Lexington, SC, 29072

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
SCGood Standing201108/03/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 10 Under 40National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys2016
Certified As Lead Counsel For Death Penalty DefenseSupreme Court of South Carolina2016
4th Best Brief (out of 32 teams)ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition, Miami Regional2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyThe Michael Jeffcoat Firm2015 - Present
Assistant Public DefenderEleventh Judicial Circuit Public Defender's Office2013 - 2015
Appellate DefenderAppellate Division, South Carolina Commission on Indigent Defense2011 - 2013
Administrative Hearing OfficerSouth Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce2011 - 2011
Law ClerkBluestein, Nichols, Thompson & Delgado, LLC2006 - 2011
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense LawyersVice President2016 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2016 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseMember2015 - Present
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth CircuitMember2015 - Present
Richland County Bar AssociationMember2015 - Present
United States District Court for the District of South CarolinaMember2015 - Present
United States Supreme CourtMember2014 - Present
Lexington County Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2011 - Present
South Carolina BarMember2011 - Present
National Criminal Defense CollegeGraduate - Trial Practice Institute2015 - 2015
South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense LawyersBoard of Directors2014 - 2015
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. Robinson, Op. No. 27617 (S.C. Sup. Ct. filed March 30, 2016)*Affirmed As Modified the Court of Appeals' reversal of Robinson's conviction for trafficking cocaine
In re S. [Redacted to Protect Identity]*Dismissed Rule to Show Cause for contempt
State v. Wigington, Op. No. 5340 (SC Ct. App. filed August 12, 2015)*Reversed denial of PCR application; Vacated murder conviction and remanded for a new trial.
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Carolina Defense Lawyers Criminal Law NewsRight to Remain Silent: Do Not Talk to the Police Without a Lawyer!2016
Carolina Defense Lawyers Criminal Law NewsMaking A Murderer : Netflix Documentary Reveals a Story of Exoneration, Conviction, and Our Flawed Justice System.2016
South-West Lexington LedgerThe Ledger introduces their new legal analyst, Dayne Phillips2016
Carolina Defense Lawyers Criminal Law NewsLicense Suspension: South Carolina Implied Consent Law2015
Carolina Defense Lawyers Criminal Law NewsFrequently Asked Questions in South Carolina Criminal Cases2015
Carolina Defense Lawyers Criminal Law NewsKNOW YOUR RIGHTS2015
Carolina Defense Lawyers Criminal Law NewsFrequently Asked Questions about Hiring Dayne Phillips2015
Ezine ArticlesSouth Carolina Criminal Defense Cases2015
Carolina Defense Lawyers Criminal Law NewsFIELD SOBRIETY TESTS IN DUI CASES: Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus (HGN)2015
Carolina Defense Lawyers Criminal Law NewsFrequently Asked Questions: DUI Cases in South Carolina2015
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
National Criminal Defense College - Mercer School of LawTrial Practice InstituteCertificate2015
University of South Carolina School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
University of South CarolinaPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2007
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense LawyersCriminal Defense 1012016
Presentation to Fraternity B [Chapter Redacted to Protect Identity] at the University of South CarolinaKnow Your Rights2016
Presentation to Fraternity A [Chapter Redacted to Protect Identity] at the University of South CarolinaKnow Your Rights2016
Orientation School for Magistrate and Municipal JudgesConstitutional Rights2016
Magistrates Advisory Council Intensive Training SeminarHearsay and the Confrontation Clause2016
Criminal Law Practice EssentialsMotions Practice in Criminal Cases2016
South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense LawyersCriminal Defense 1012015
Orientation School for Magistrate and Municipal JudgesConstitutional Rights2015
Orientation School for Magistrate and Municipal JudgesConstitutional Rights2014