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Attorney James R. Snell, Jr.

undefinedthe Law Office of James R. Snell, Jr., LLC, was founded and managed by South Carolina Criminal Defense Attorney James R. Snell, Jr. Mr. Snell is a lifelong resident of South Carolina. He attended the Spartanburg Day School. He was an honor roll student at Limestone College, graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree. He attended the University of South Carolina where he graduated with a degree of Juris Doctor from the School of Law. 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.

Mr. Snell has tried cases to verdict in all types of South Carolina courts including General Sessions, Common Pleas, Probate, Family Court, and the Administrative Law Court. He has argued before the South Carolina Supreme Court as well as the South Carolina Court of Appeals. He is admitted to practice before the United States District Court, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court, and has even received a 10/10 "Superb" rating from Avvo and has been recognized by Super Lawyers. He accepts criminal cases in all South Carolina counties. Mr. Snell offers a free consultation to those who are under investigation or who have been arrested for any South Carolina crime.

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.

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

  • “You absolutely exceeded every possible expectation I had. I'm simply amazed at how quickly you got results for me. I am beyond happy that I hired you.”

    Former Client

  • “I would first like to thank you for accepting my case! I also want to thank you for the friendly help and support that you and your time provided. The service exceeded my expectations… I am relieved to have my case to be over and I appreciate the measures ”

    Former Client

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

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

    Former Client

  • 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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