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Meet Our Founding Attorney James R. Snell, Jr.

Attorney James R. Snell, Jr.

Ready to Put His Experience to Work for You

Lexington, SC Criminal Defense Lawyer James R. Snell, Jr.

As a lifelong resident of South Carolina, Attorney James R. Snell founded the Law Office of James R. Snell, Jr., LLC in his home state. Since opening his office in downtown Lexington, South Carolina, Mr. Snell has represented clients throughout South Carolina in felony as well as misdemeanor criminal cases. Additionally, he has tried cases to verdict in all types of courts, including:

  • General Sessions
  • Common Pleas
  • Probate
  • Family Court
  • The Administrative Law Court

Before founding the firm, Attorney Snell attended Limestone College, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree, graduating with honors. Following the completion of his undergraduate coursework, he attended the University of South Carolina School of Law where he graduated with his Juris Doctorate.

Due to his tremendous efforts and diligence, Attorney Snell has received a 10/10 "Superb" rating from Avvo and has been recognized by Super Lawyers.

When you hire Mr. Snell you can know that he will:

  • Listen to you to understand your circumstances and your goals
  • Give you honest answers to your questions and a realistic assessment of your case
  • Only work to achieve your goals and objectives, and not that of the police or prosecution
  • Remain accessible to you throughout the duration of your case

To schedule your confidential consultation to meet personally with Mr. Snell call his office today at (888) 301-6004.

Admitted to Practice Before

  • The United States District Court
  • The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • The United States Supreme Court

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Trial Lawyers Association, Diplomat and Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyer for South Carolina
  • National College for DUI Defense, General Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • South Carolina Association for Justice, Member
  • South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • Lexington County Bar Association, Past-President
  • South Carolina Bar Fee Dispute Board, Member
  • Certified South Carolina Circuit Court Mediator
  • Certified South Carolina Circuit and Family Court Arbitrator

Areas of Practice

Community Involvement

Mr. Snell and his office are actively involved in local affairs. Mr. Snell was recently recognized by the Town of Lexington for ten years of service as a member of the Board of Building Code Appeals. He was previously a member of Alumni Board of Directors for Limestone College. Additionally every month his office makes a donation to a worthy charitable cause. He is also the author of the book Challenging CDV written on the topic of South Carolina domestic violence defense, and has an upcoming publication on DUI defense.

Education

  • Harvard University, Graduate Certificate
  • Limestone College, B.S.
  • University of South Carolina, J.D.

Contact Information

123 Harmon Street
Lexington, South Carolina 29072

Former Client Experiences

  • “Thanks to you and your staff, a heavy burden has been lifted off my shoulders, and I can't thank you enough.”

    Former Client

  • “I tell everyone who needs a lawyer to call James Snell.”

    Former Client

  • “Thank you so much for handling my case for me. Since the first moment I talked with you I felt a sense of relief. I knew I had found a true professional, how relieved I was every step of the way. I will never forget your help.”

    Former Client

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

    Former Client

  • “Outstanding”

    Former Client

  • Best of Lexington Life Nominee
  • Super Lawyers
  • Lawyer.com Premium Rating
  • 10.0 Superb Avvo Rating - Top Attorney Criminal Defense
  • Better Business Bureau - Accredited Business
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers - The National Trial Lawyers
  • 10.0 Superb Avvo Rating - Top Attorney DUI

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