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Jonathan McKey Milling

Criminal defense Attorney at Columbia, SC

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  • Licensed for 25 years
    State SC
    Acquired 1998
    Good Standing No misconduct found

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Practice areas
  1. Criminal defense
    White Collar Criminal Defense, Fraud, Internet Crimes, Violent Offenses, DUI/DWI

    25 years

  2. Litigation
    Civil Litigation, Business Litigation, Federal Litigation

    22 years

Mr. Milling handles civil litigation, corporate litigation, criminal defense, white collar criminal defense and appeals in all South Carolina state and federal courts. He is a former criminal prosecutor and is a CJA Panel attorney for the District of South Carolina and Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Milling is a member of the South Carolina Bar and licensed to practice before the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, DC Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.

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Milling Law Firm, LLC
1614 Taylor Street
Suite C
Columbia, SC, 29201


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AVVO RATING 9.2 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Milling Law Firm, LLC
  • 2007 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Smith Ellis & Stuckey, PA
  • 2004 - 2007
  • Attorney
  • McNair Law Firm, PA
  • 2001 - 2004
  • Criminal Prosecutor
  • Greenville Solicitor's Office
  • 1998 - 2001
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  • University of South Carolina School of Law
  • JD
  • 1998
  • Clemson University
  • BA
  • 1995

Legal Cases

  • SC v. ODE
  • Murder, Kidnapping and CSC charges dismissed
  • SC v. ER
  • Three Counts of Attempted Murder Dismissed
  • USA v. WH
  • Conviction reversed and remanded


  • National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • N/A

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2020
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017
  • Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2013

Speaking Engagements

  • Association of Federal Defense Attorneys Webinar
  • 2012 Fourth Circuit Update
  • 2013
  • South Carolina Bar
  • Fundamentals in Federal Criminal Law - webinar
  • 2012
  • Criminal Litigation from A to Z
  • Appeals and Other Post Conviction Relief Actions
  • 2012
  • Criminal Litigation from A to Z
  • Current Issues in Sentencing in Federal and State Courts
  • 2012
  • Federal Criminal Practice Seminar
  • CJA Matters: The New System and the New Standards
  • 2009
  • Federal Sentencing Guidelines Seminar
  • A CJA Panel Member's Perspective
  • 2007
  • Criminal Defense: Pretrial Success
  • Ethical Issues in Criminal Cases
  • 2007
  • Criminal Defense: Pretrial Success
  • Evidence - Do You Have All Of It?
  • 2007
  • Federal Sentencing Guidelines Seminar
  • Advocating for Your Client Before and After Disposition
  • 2006
  • 20/20: An Optimal View of 2005
  • An Overview of the Internet Predator Act
  • 2005
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Attorney endorsements

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Given (3)
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Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 06
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Sep 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jonathan shares a great reputation for both ethics and hardwork. I endorse this lawyer."
Litigation Attorney | Nov 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"In addition to being a great lawyer, Mr. Milling is a leader in the community. I strongly endorse Mr. Milling and recommend him to my friends and family."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Jonathan. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Jonathan is an excellent attorney and I have seen him save Client's from years of incarceration. He is always prepared and knows the law better than many lawyers who have practiced for twice as long."
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