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Choosing the right attorney to handle your criminal defense case can be the difference between freedom and the loss of rights. To begin, it is important to select a lawyer who offers dedicated and loyal service from beginning to end.

At the Law Office of James R. Snell, Jr., LLC, our lawyers have the experience and drive to help ensure a satisfactory outcome in every case they handle. Our founding attorney, James R. Snell, Jr., offers service to those who have been accused of a crime they did not commit or found themselves in a circumstance they would not typically be facing.

If you or a loved one has been contacted by the police regarding a crime, retain the help of a Lexington criminal lawyer who knows how to provide exceptional defense. We can help you understand your rights and minimize the chance of conviction by developing a strong and accurate case. We serve many areas of South Carolina, including Lexington and Columbia.


Contact one of our lawyers for a free case evaluation today!

Our firm is also heavily involved in the community and giving back through charitable outreach. View our community page to learn more!

Former Client Experiences

  • “Thank you for being so kind and understanding and getting me out of the mess I got myself into…”

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  • “You are down to earth, easily approachable, and simply a refuge in an awful time of hardship. You have integrity, humility, and a wonderful way with those of us who have made mistakes.”

    Former Client

  • “When we went to court, it went just like he said that it would, and now I do not have a CDV on my record.”

    Former Client

  • “I want to thank you for how you handled my son's case. We were very concerned with whether or not his charges would effect his future. After meeting with you we knew that we could trust you to advise us in his best interests. I cannot express how grateful ”

    Former Client

  • “I could tell that Mr. Snell knew what he was doing because everyone there knew him.”

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