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Susan E. Williams

Susan E. Williams

Law Office of Susan E. Williams
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Juvenile Law...
  • South Carolina
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Summary

I Am a Native South Carolinian I grew up on the rural outskirts in the midlands of South Carolina. Growing up I enjoyed fishing for bream, bass, and catfish. A good day in the country was spent riding bikes, eating boiled peanuts, swimming in the Edisto River, and tending to Brahma cows. I attended a small high school and my focus was always furthering my education. Why I Pursued Law After graduating from high school, I went on to the University of South Carolina, proud to be a Gamecock fan. Shortly after my freshman year I was held up at gunpoint and carjacked. It was a frightening ordeal, but in the end I "made lemonade out of lemons" and decided to pursue a career in Criminal Justice. I completed an internship in the SC State House and another internship at the Richland County Drug Court. I was so excited about the prospect of being a lawyer that I graduated in three and a half years from USC with a 3.7 GPA by taking summer school courses (that, combined with my AP credits from high school). I always had some kind of part time job. I babysat before I was old enough to work. I was incredibly driven and realized quickly the harder I worked, the more I accomplished. I worked in a small ladies clothing store, Hallmark card stores, was an academic tutor in college, helped students with disabilities, had holiday employment at the mall, and even landed a job as a courier at a small law firm (Tompkins and McMaster Law Firm in Columbia, South Carolina). That little law firm had some powerful lawyers that encouraged and inspired me. I ended up getting into law school and I knew I would be happy doing exactly what I enjoyed. And I was right. I was the first lawyer, and first lady lawyer in the history of my family. And I wasn't finished making history. Hard work pays off.

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Juvenile Law
  • Traffic Tickets
  • White Collar Crime
  • Municipal Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
Additional Practice Areas
  • Drug cases
  • Federal Drug Trafficking Cases
  • Bank Fraud
  • Expungements
  • Probation Violations
  • Assault and Battery
  • Burglaries, Shoplifting, Larceny
  • Marijuana, Meth, Cocaine, Crack, Prescription Drugs, Ectasy, Molly, Bath Salts
  • Criminal defense
  • Drug Forfeitures/ Drug Seizures
  • Heroin, Crank
  • Underage Drinking, Minor in Possession of Alcohol
  • Forgery, Grand Larceny, Possession of Stolen Goods
  • Implied Consent Hearings
  • Leaving the Scene of an Accident, Hit and Run
  • Firearms violations, Unlawful Carrying of a Handgun, Obliterated Serial Number,
  • Weapons on School Grounds, Disturbing Schools
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Accept cash, cashier's check, and money orders.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
South Carolina
Federal Circuit
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney
Law Office of Susan E. Williams
- Current
Trusted advisor for people who are in trouble with law enforcement.
Prosecutor-criminal domestic violence and other crimes
Dorchester County Solicitor's Office
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Prosecuted and tried criminal cases.
Education
University of South Carolina School of Law
J.D. / Law
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Honors: Member, Honor Council
Activities: Member, Environmental Law Journal
University of South Carolina - Columbia
B.S. / Criminal Justice (1998)
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Honors: 3.7 overall GPA, Graduated in 3.5 years, with honors, Cum Laude
Activities: Alpha Chi Omega National Sorority, Academic Tutor- Office of Students with Disabilities, Academic Tutor- SC Athletics Program
Awards
Cum Laude (with honors)
University of South Carolina
Awarded at graduation from the University of South Carolina at Columbia for an overall 3.7 GPA.
Professional Associations
South Carolina Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
Current
Dorchester County Bar Association
member
Current
Charleston County Bar Association
member
Current
Francis Willis SPCA
Former Board Member
Current
South Carolina Bar Association # 70217
Member
- Current
SC Department of Natural Resources
Volunteer
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Activities: volunteered to help endangered species.
Women's Club
Member
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Activities: Club meets once a month with a key note speaker.
United States District Court for the District of SC Criminal Justice Act
Panel Attorney
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Activities: Providing quality criminal defense representation in federal court to indigent clients.
Summerville Chamber of Commerce
Member
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Fraternal Order of Police, Tri-County Lodge
Attorney
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Activities: Provide quality representation for members of the Fraternal Order of Police
Publications
Articles & Publications
Crack Cocaine 101
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Heroin charges in SC: Everything you need to know
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Everything you need to know about cocaine charges in SC
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Everything you need to know about Meth charges in SC
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All you need to know about Marijuana charges in South Carolina
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9 Questions about Driving Under the Influence of Drugs in SC
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Rights at DUI checkpoints and Roadblocks in SC
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What to do if there is a warrant out for your arrest in SC
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How to get a no contact order dropped in a domestic violence case in SC
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20 popular questions about shoplifting in SC
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How much are court costs in SC?
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What is a pretrial conference in SC?
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What is a preliminary hearing in SC?
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How Expungement Works in SC
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9 Popular Questions about Assault and Battery in SC
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What happens after a DUI arrest in SC?
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What happens after a DUI arrest in SC?
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"NEW" SC LAW on Domestic Violence (CDV)
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Top 20 most asked questions about SC drug charges
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10 Things Clients need to know
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What is the Miranda Rule in SC?
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Top 16 Questions Answered about Juvenile Charges in SC
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Your Questions Answered about Bond Hearings in SC
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Can I get a CDV charge dropped in SC?
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DUI fines and penalties in SC
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Court Costs: An Added Cost for DUI's in SC
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Will I go to jail if I am convicted of DUI?
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Is a DUI a felony or misdemeanor in SC?
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How long is your license suspended for a DUI in SC?
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How much is the fine for Driving Under the Influence in SC?
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Speaking Engagements
Juveniles in the Court System, Charleston School of Law
Charleston School of Law
Websites & Blogs
Website
Blog
Costs of a DUI
Blog
Will I go to jail if I am convicted of DUI?
Blog
Criminal Domestic Violence Law in SC
Blog
How can I get a Criminal Domestic Violence charge dropped in SC?
Blog
Everything you need to know about Meth Charges in SC
Social Media
Contact & Map
Law Office of Susan E. Williams
207 East 3rd North Street
Summerville, SC 29483
USA
Telephone: (843) 607-9800
Fax: (843) 821-0031