CRIMINAL DEFENSE

In the area of criminal law, our firm has firm has represented defendants charged with simple misdemeanors to the most serious felonies, from magistrate court cases to death penalty cases.  We have appeared in state courts in South Carolina and North Carolina and have represented clients in federal court in South Carolina, North Carolina and in the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia.

Some of the charges our firm has successfully defended include:

  • Murder

  • Arson

  • Burglary

  • Breach of Trust

  • Criminal Sexual Conduct

  • Driving Under the Influence

  • Assault and Battery

  • White Collar Crime

  • Drug Cases- Both State and Federal

  • Conspiracy Cases

  • Criminal Domestic Violence

Representative cases include:

The nation’s very first arson death penalty jury trial.  U.S. v. Hans (2007)

 

Reported cases include:

State v. Thrift, 440 S.E.2d 341 (S.C. 1994)

 

Did you know that . . .Under current law, if you are charged with “open container,” you can be required to forfeit your car?