Columbia, SC Criminal Defense Lawyers

243 lawyers specializing in Criminal Defense are available in the Columbia, SC area.

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Columbia Has 243 Criminal Defense Attorneys With 580 Reviews

Marion Moise Moses

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The Law Offices of Marion M. Moses, LLC
2909 Devine Street, Columbia, SC
62 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 22 years
South Carolina Criminal Defense Attorney With Over 20 Years Experience.
Practice area 30% Criminal Defense, 20% DUI & DWI, 15% Personal Injury and more
License SC, Active since 2001

Victor K. Li

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Li Law Firm LLC
2127 Park Street, PO Box 7284, Columbia, SC
24 reviews Avvo Rating: 9.3
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 16 years
You Deserve The Best Defense.
Practice area 40% Criminal Defense, 20% Car Accidents, 20% DUI & DWI and more
Cost Free Consultation Some lawyers offer a free consultation to help determine whether their services are right for your legal needs 30 minutes
License SC, Active since 2007

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Luke A. Shealey

The Shealey Law Firm, LLC
2008 Lincoln St, Columbia, SC
4 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 17 years
An experienced criminal defense attorney providing powerful representation for you.
Practice area 70% Criminal Defense, 15% Personal Injury, 15% DUI & DWI
Cost Contingency,  33%-40%  • Retainer,  Always
License SC, Active since 2006

Jack B. Swerling

Jack B. Swerling
1720 Main St. #301, Columbia, SC
7 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 50 years
Review: Thank you Jack Swerling for taking our case and doing an outstanding job in getting the case dismissed. What initially was a stressful time for my family turned into a time of confidence after speaking with you. You treated us as though we were yo...
Practice area 25% Criminal Defense, 25% Violent Crime, 25% Federal Crime and more
License SC, Active since 1973

Fred Wallace Woods

The Woods Law Firm - Columbia Office
3501 North Main Street, Columbia, SC
59 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 27 years
Freddy is an attorney licensed to practice in the State of South Carolina. Freddy completed his undergraduate degree in Political Science with a Minor in International Business, graduating from the University of South Carolina in 1991. He did post...

Vicki Koutsogiannis

Law Office of James R. Snell, Jr., LLC
1735 St. Julian Place, Suite 302, Columbia, SC
10 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 9 years
Vicki Koutsogiannis is a regular fixture in midlands area courts. She has experience in negotiation and in the trial of criminal defense and civil matters, including cases such as drug distribution, domestic violence, and DUI. She offers in-person...

Dayne C. Phillips

Dayne Phillips Criminal Defense Lawyer
1614 Taylor Street, Suite D, Columbia, SC
6 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 12 years
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 c...

Seth C. Rose

Seth Rose, Attorney at Law
1528 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC
34 reviews Avvo Rating: 9.6
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 16 years
Seth Rose is a former Richland County Prosecutor and founder of the Law Office of Seth Rose, LLC. Known for being hardworking, responsive, and effective.

Rose Mary Parham

Parham Law Firm, LLC
1201 Main Street, Suite 1912, Columbia, SC
8 reviews Avvo Rating: 9.4
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 28 years
Highly Experienced & Aggressive Attorney Helping Clients Throughout South Carolina.
Practice area 18% Criminal Defense, 18% Federal Crime, 18% Car Accidents and more
Cost Retainer,  Always
License SC, Active since 1999

Eleanor Duffy Cleary

Cleary Law LLC
2725 Devine St, Columbia, SC
14 reviews Avvo Rating: 9.6
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 29 years
I have deep roots in South Carolina. I am a native South Carolininian and I went to Richland School District One schools. I grew up on Harden Street right up from Five Points. I am a dedicated Gamecock, having attended USC for undergrad and law sc...

Zoe Sanders

The Sanders Law Firm of South Carolina LLC
1727 Hampton St, Columbia, SC
7 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 31 years
Alex and Zoe Sanders have a combined 78 years of experience in practicing law. Alex and Zoe Sanders are father and daughter. They formed the firm to help people and businesses who find themselves involved in the justice system. Alex Sanders is a t...

James Ross Snell

Law Office Of James R. Snell, Jr., LLC
1735 St. Julian Place, Suite 302, Columbia, SC
10 reviews Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 19 years
Facing a serious legal case in Lexington or Columbia? Our office helps those charged with serious criminal offenses save their employment, freedom and standing in the community. We have been helping area residents since 2004, and is an A+ accredit...

Daniel D. Kienker

Law Ofc. of Daniel D. Kienker
1527 Blanding St, The Law Office Of Daniel D Kienker, Columbia, SC
13 reviews Avvo Rating: 8.8
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 23 years
Whether you are seeking a Divorce with issues of child support, alimony, property division, or perhaps hoping to adopt a child, you can be sure I will represent you with, integrity, dilgence, and treat your concerns as though my own personal conce...

Lacey Marie Thompson

Thompson & Hiller Defense Firm
1231 Elmwood Ave., Columbia, SC
21 reviews Avvo Rating: 7.8
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 10 years
My name is Lacey Thompson, and I am a criminal defense attorney in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and Columbia, South Carolina. I started my career in criminal defense at the Frederick Law Office, and I have been hooked since my first day. I never w...

Robert M.P. Masella

Masella Law Firm, P.A.
917 Calhoun St, Columbia, SC
16 reviews Avvo Rating: 8.6
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 28 years
After graduating from Winthrop College in 1985, Robert Masella went on to become a key member of the business world. It was here that he excelled substantially, rising to the role of a top producer at a Fortune 100 Company. After his success in th...

John A O'Leary

O'Leary Associates, P.A.
714 Calhoun St, Columbia, SC
6 reviews Avvo Rating: 8.4
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 53 years
Review: Mr. O'leary was hired to represent my father after the SC DMV improperly revoked his license. John was personable, knowledgeable, and willing to fight. The DMV recognized the error and reversed their decision before the scheduled hearing. Had it n...

Joseph Leigh Leventis

Leventis Law Firm, LLC.
1913 Bull Street, Columbia, SC
3 reviews Avvo Rating: 8.1
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 9 years
A lifelong resident of Columbia, South Carolina, Joe holds both a B.S. (2009) and a J.D. (2013) from the University of South Carolina. While attending law school, Joe served as a law clerk at the Fifth Judicial Circuit Solicitor’s Office; after gr...

Joseph Preston Strom

6923 N. Trenholm Rd., Columbia, SC
1 review Avvo Rating: 10.0
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 39 years
Joseph Preston “Pete” Strom, Jr. was born in Columbia, South Carolina in 1959. He attended the University of South Carolina and graduated in 1981 with a Bachelor of Arts. While attending the University of South Carolina, Pete served as President o...

Christopher S. Truluck

Truluck Law Firm, LLC
1720 Main Street, Suite 104, Columbia, SC
2 reviews Avvo Rating: 7.9
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 15 years
In 2008 I graduated from the University of Miami's School of Law and immediately moved to South Carolina to practice criminal law. Within my first two years of practice I argued before the Supreme Court of South Carolina and helped to change the l...

Theresa N. Johns

Theresa Johns, P.A.
1720 Main St Ste 202, Columbia, SC
3 reviews Avvo Rating: 7.5
Criminal Defense Lawyer Licensed for 33 years
Preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of SC and the United States of America is my pledge to each and every one of my clients. My clients depend on me to stand up for them in times where they need a strong voice. I have dedicated my life t...

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