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South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (SCACDL)

About the SCACDL

Mission and History

The South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers was founded in 1992. Members of the organization practice criminal defense in both federal and state court and include private attorneys and public defenders. The organization advocates for the profession and sponsors Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminars throughout the year.

Membership in SCACDL is open to South Carolina criminal defense attorneys who are actively engaged in representing individuals charged with criminal offenses in either state or federal court. Associate membership is open to individuals that support criminal defense attorneys such as paralegals, investigators and expert witnesses. Prosecutors and judges are not eligible to join or remain in SCACDL.

To join, the applicant must certify that he or she supports the purpose the purposes of the South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, is committed to the fair administration of criminal justice and the defense of individuals accused of crime. Sustaining members and benefactor members receive special recognition.



Board of Directors

Andrew Troy Potter
Anderson, SC
Breen R Stevens
Breen R Stevens
Orangeburg, SC
Heath Preston Taylor
Immediate Past President
West Columbia, SC
Marion Moise Moses
Vice President
Columbia, SC
Fielding Pringle
Fielding Pringle
Public Defender Rep
Columbia, SC
John Earl Duncan
Lexington, SC
Kate Magoffin Sutton
Executive Director
Columbia, SC
Charlie Hiram Williams III
Judicial Circuit 1
Orangeburg, SC
James Bernard Huff
Judicial Circuit 2
North Augusta, SC

SCACDL Members Active on Lawyer Legion

John W. Molony
John W. Molony Law Firm, LLC
Charleston, SC
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Christopher Wayne Adams
The Law Office of Christopher W. Adams
Charleston, SC
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Timothy Clay Kulp
Kulp and Elliott
Charleston, SC
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Steve Wayne Sumner
Steve W. Sumner, Attorney at Law, LLC
Greenville, SC
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C. Andrew Carroll
Carroll Law Firm
Charleston, SC
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Robert J. Reeves
Robert J. Reeves P.C.
Fort Mill, SC
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Contact the SCACDL

South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (SCACDL)
1122 Lady Street Suite 1102
Columbia, SC 29201
Office: (803) 929-0110

Online Profiles

Directory of Criminal Defense Lawyers in South Carolina

Lawyer Legion maintains a statewide directory of criminal defense lawyers in South Carolina which includes both SCACDL members and non-members. To help the public find the best choices when searching for a criminal defense attorney, Lawyer Legion recognizes attorneys for their involvement and leadership within the SCACDL and other professional associations. This includes recognition for SCACDL members who have updated their Lawyer Legion profile to include information about their involvement with the SCACDL.

Use this directory to find a South Carolina criminal defense lawyer in your local area. Start by choosing your county from the list below.

More About the SCACDL

Benefits of Membership

For South Carolina attorneys, the benefits of joining the South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers include:

  • Discounts on Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminars and classes;
  • Access to a motion and brief bank; and
  • Access to a Listserv that allows members to ask questions and share information with other members;

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