Marion M. Moses

Top rated Criminal Defense attorney in Columbia, South Carolina

Law Office of Marion M. Moses, LLC
Marion M. Moses
Law Office of Marion M. Moses, LLC

Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Personal Injury; view more

Licensed in South Carolina since: 2001

Education: University of South Carolina School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2023 - 2024
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Law Office of Marion M. Moses, LLC

2909 Devine Street
Columbia, SC 29205 Visit website

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Marion M. Moses is the owner and an attorney at The Law Offices of Marion M. Moses, LLC, which has its offices in Columbia, South Carolina. He concentrates his practice on Criminal defense, DUI defense, Personal injury, Wrongful death, and Workers’ compensation matters. 

Mr. Moses is dedicated to providing your case with the honest, individualized attention it deserves. He vigorously defends the rights and liberties of his clients and makes sure they understand the complexities of the legal process.  

Mr. Moses attended The Citadel - The Military College of South Carolina and earned academic Gold Stars and Dean's list while completing his first year. Mr. Moses then transferred to Wofford College where he obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in business economics, graduating with honors, cum laude. He went on to pursue his legal studies at the University of South Carolina School of Law, obtaining his Juris Doctor in 2001. 

Post law school, Mr. Moses served as a law clerk for, The Honorable Thomas W. Cooper, Jr., circuit court judge at the 3rd Judicial Circuit.  He then served as state prosecutor for Solicitor Donald V. Myers of the 11th Judicial Circuit in Lexington County, SC.  Mr. Moses is in private practice and is the owner of The Law Offices of Marion M. Moses, LLC.  He has been practicing law for over 22 years.  He is licensed to practice in South Carolina and before the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina. 

Actively associated in the field of law, Mr. Moses has memberships in the South Carolina Bar Association, multiple county bar associations,  the South Carolina Association for Justice ("SCAJ"), and the South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers ("SCACDL").  Mr. Moses was the President of SCACDL for the year 2022.  He continues to serve on the board of SCACDL.   

Recognized for his outstanding work and dedication and to his legal practice, Mr. Moses was chosen to the list of Legal Elite of the Midlands for the Columbia Business Magazine as well as selected to Super Lawyers. He also has a perfect score of 10 out of 10 on Avvo along with five-star reviews from his satisfied clients.  

Practice areas

Criminal Defense, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Assault & Battery, Brain Injury, Criminal Domestic Violence, Dram Shop Laws, Drug & Alcohol Violations, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 60% Criminal Defense
  • 40% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2001, South Carolina

Professional Webpage: https://www.moseslawsc.com/about/marion-m-moses/

Educational Background:
  • Bachelor of Science Degree from Wofford College; 1997 Juris Doctor Degree from The University of South Carolina School of Law; 2001
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Panel Speaker - South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - Criminal Law 101 Seminar, 2016
  • Presenter/Speaker on the topic of DUI at the 2024 Summary Court Judges Intensive Training Seminar, 2024
  • Criminal Trial Demonstration CLE - Sponsored by The Honorable Robert Hood, Judge of the 5th Judicial Circuit.  Asked to participate by litigating a portion of the trial for the Defense Team.  This is a live demonstration with real jurors and real witnesses.  The audience then observes the jurors deliberate to a verdict after closing arguments.    , 2023
  • Presenter/Speaker - South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Reese I. Joye Annual Conference.  - "DUI - Standardized Field Sobriety Testing - LIVE" - Columbia, SC.   , 2022
  • Presenter/Speaker - South Carolina Magistrate and Municipal Judges Intensive Training School. , 2022
  • Presenter/Speaker at the South Carolina Association of Justice Annual Convention.  Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, 2022
  • Presenter/Speaker at the DUI Defense Lawyers Association, Charleston, South Carolina, 2021
  • Presenter/Speaker - Legal Ethics and Practice Programs Ethics School - Scope of Representation, Fees, Termination, Communication & Diligence, 2019
  • Presenter/Speaker - Magistrate Judges Seminar - Topic: Arrest Warrants, Courtesy Summons, and Uniform Traffic Tickets, 2015
  • Presenter/Speaker at the South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Annual Convention in Columbia, South Carolina.  Presentation titled: Handling Difficult Cases Involving Victims.  A Case Study on Felony DUI Involving Death. , 2019
  • Presenter/Speaker at the South Carolina Association of Justice Annual Convention in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.  Presentation titled: Handling Difficult Cases Involving Victims.  A Case Study on Felony DUI Involving Death. , 2018
  • Presenter/Speaker at the South Carolina BAR Annual Convention in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.  Presentation titled: Handling Difficult Cases Involving Victims.  A Case Study on Felony DUI Involving Death. , 2019
Honors/Awards:
  • Selected by Martindale-Hubbell as their highest honor to lawyers based on information submitted by their peers and clients, AV Preeminent Rated and Client Champion, Martindale-Hubbell, 2019
  • Selected by Martindale-Hubbel as their highest honor and ratings.  , AV Preeminent Rating and Client Champion, Martindale-Hubbell, 2024
  • Selected as an Honoree to the list of 2024 Super Lawyers., Super Lawyers Honoree, Super Lawyers, 2024
  • Selected as an honoree to the list of 2023 Super Lawyers. , Super Lawyers Honoree, Super Lawyers, 2023
  • Selected by Martindale-Hubbell as their highest honor to lawyers based on information submitted by their peers and clients, AV Preeminent Rating and Client Champion, Martindale-Hubbell, 2023
  • Selected by the Columbia Business Monthly Readers as a select few to be named to the Midlands Legal Elite attorneys., Legal Elite of the Midlands, Columbia Business Magazine, 2023
  • Selected by the Columbia Business Monthly Readers as a select few to be named to the Midlands Legal Elite attorneys., Legal Elite of the Midlands, Columbia Business Magazine, 2022
  • Selected by the Columbia Business Monthly Readers as a select few to be named to the Midlands Legal Elite attorneys., Legal Elite of the Midlands, Columbia Business Magazine, 2021
  • Selected by Martindale-Hubbell as their highest honor to lawyers based on information submitted by their peers and clients, AV Preeminent Rating and Client Champion, Martindale-Hubbell, 2022
  • Selected by Martindale-Hubbell as their highest honor to lawyers based on information submitted by their peers and clients, AV Preeminent Rating and Client Champion, Martindale-Hubbell, 2021
  • Selected by Martindale-Hubbell as their highest honor to lawyers based on information submitted by their peers and clients, AV Preeminent Rated and Client Champion, Martindale-Hubbell, 2020
  • Selected by Martindale-Hubbell as their highest honor to lawyers based on information submitted by their peers and clients, AV Preeminent Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2017
  • Selected by the Columbia Business Monthly Editors/Publishers as a select few to be named to the Midlands Legal Elite attorneys., Legal Elite, Columbia Business Monthly, 2019
  • Selected by Martindale-Hubbell as their highest honor to lawyers based on information submitted by their peers and clients, AV Preeminent Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2018
  • Selected by Martindale-Hubbell as their highest honor to lawyers based on information submitted by their peers and clients, AV Preeminent Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2016
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Vice President of The South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2020
  • South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - Immediate Past President and Board member, 2023
  • Legal Elite of the Midlands - Columbia Business Monthly Magazine, 2023
  • Legal Elite of the Midlands, 2022
  • Elected President of the South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers ("SCACDL"), 2022
  • Legal Elite of the Midlands - Columbia Business Magazine, 2021
  • Legal Elite of the Midlands - Columbia Business Magazine, 2020
  • Legal Elite of the Midlands, 2019
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • South Carolina Summary Court Judges Annual Seminar - "DUI - Standardized Field Sobriety Testing, LIVE", Presenter/Speaker, 2022
  • Presenter/Speaker for a 1 1/2 hour time slot at the 2024 Summary Court Judges Intensive Training Seminar.  Co-presented on the topic of DUI.  The Seminar was in Columbia, South Carolina. , Presenter/Speaker, Presenter/Speaker on the topic of DUI at the Summary Court Judges Intensive Training Seminar, Summary Court Judges Intensive Training Seminar, Law, 2024
  • South Carolina Association of Justice - "DUI - Standardized Field Sobriety Testing, LIVE", Presenter/Speaker, 2023
  • South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - "DUI - Standardized Field Sobriety Testing, LIVE", Presenter/Speaker, 2023
  • Presenter/Speaker at the South Carolina Association of Justice Annual Convention in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.  Presentation titled: Handling Difficult Cases Involving Victims.  A Case Study on Felony DUI Involving Death. Audience: Lawyers and Judges, Speaker/Presenter, Presenter, South Carolina Association of Justice, Legal And Judicial, 2018
  • Presenter/Speaker at the South Carolina BAR Annual Convention in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.  Presentation titled: Handling Difficult Cases Involving Victims.  A Case Study on Felony DUI Involving Death. Audience: Lawyers and Judges., Speaker/Presenter, Presenter, South Carolina Bar, Legal And Judicial, 2019
  • Panel Speaker - South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - Criminal Law 101 Seminar, one of 3 on a panel to field and answer questions from attendees of the seminar, Panel Speaker, South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Legal, 2016
  • Presenter/Speaker at the South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Annual Convention in Columbia, South Carolina.  Presentation titled: Handling Difficult Cases Involving Victims.  A Case Study on Felony DUI Involving Death. , Speaker/Presenter, Presenter, South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Legal, 2019
  • Presenter/Speaker - Magistrate Judges Seminar - Topic: Arrest Warrants, Courtesy Summons, and Uniform Traffic Tickets.  Presented information on topic to Magistrate/Municipal Judges during their training seminar., Presenter/Speaker, Presenter, Magistrate Judges Seminar, Judicial, 2015
  • Presenter/Speaker - Legal Ethics and Practice Programs Ethics School - Scope of Representation, Fees, Termination, Communication & Diligence, Presenter/Speaker, Presenter, Legal Ethics and Practice Programs Ethics School, Legal, 2019
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • $100,000 settlement in a wrongful death case involving a client who was on a bicycle and hit by a car.  Policy limits were paid out in the settlement.  , 2023
  • $150,000 settlement in a personal injury case involving a car accident.  Client had serious injuries to her leg.  Policy limits were paid out in the settlement.  , 2024
  • $625,000 settlement for a client's child who was harmed while at a day care.  , 2023
  • $315,000 Settlement in a civil wrongful death case when a client was found dead in his prison cell.    , 2023
  • $378,000 settlement in a wrongful death car wreck case.  Client was hit by a vehicle driven by someone having road rage with another vehicle.  , 2022
  • $200,000 settlement in a dog bite case.  Client was bitten by neighbor's dog.  , 2022
  • $150,000 settlement in a car wreck case.  Client and her daughter were hit from behind while stopped at a red light.  , 2022
  • $150,000 settlement in a car wreck case.  DUI related accident. Client was passenger in vehicle.  Single car wreck. , 2022
  • $100,000 settlement for car wreck case.  Injuries to back, leg, and foot. , 2021
  • $250,000 settlement on a car wreck case resulting in a minor TBI.  , 2020
  • Settlement of 1.75 million dollars in a worker's compensation claim for our client who was injured on the job.  Client fell from a ladder and injured his spinal cord rendering him a paraplegic.  , 2016
  • Jury verdict of 1.1 Million dollars in favor of our client after a week-long jury trial.  Defendant was grossly negligent by placing our client in an inherently dangerous situation while doing work at the Defendant's residence.  , 2016

Office location for Marion M. Moses

2909 Devine Street
Columbia, SC 29205

Phone: 803-771-7011

Selections

2 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2023 - 2024

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