James R. Snell, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Lexington, SC

Law Office of James R. Snell, Jr. LLC
 | 316 S Lake Dr, Lexington, SC 29072
Phone: 803-359-3301
Selected to Rising Stars: 2017
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (10%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Criminal Defense (30%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (30%)
Attorney Profile

Through his law firm, The Law Office of James R. Snell, Jr., LLC, in Lexington, South Carolina, attorney James R. Snell Jr. focuses his practice on defending the rights and liberties of his clients. As a South Carolina native, Mr. Snell cares deeply about the citizens of his state, and he offers aggressive representation and advocacy for those facing all types of misdemeanor and felony criminal charges, as well as those suffering from a devastating injury or loss caused by the negligence of another party.

Mr. Snell began his legal career in 2004 after obtaining his Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law and receiving his license to practice law from the South Carolina Bar. That same year, Mr. Snell founded his private practice as a way to serve the residents of his community. In addition, he is approved to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and both the South Carolina and U.S. Supreme Courts.

As an attorney, Mr. Snell provides personalized service to his clients, works closely with them to devise effective solutions based on their specific circumstances and goals and remains by their sides throughout all stages of the legal process. Aside from practicing law, Mr. Snell volunteers throughout his community and serves on Lexington's Building Code Board of Appeals. In recognition for his service and professionalism, he has received a number of awards and honors, including a 10 out of 10 "Superb" rating from AVVO.

Dedicated to his practice, Mr. Snell is actively involved with many professional legal organizations, including the American Association for Justice, The South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the National College for DUI Defense, among several others.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Workers' Compensation (10%)

Personal Injury - General (30%): Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Criminal Defense (30%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (30%): DUI/DWI

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Criminal Defense: Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI: DUI/DWI

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Rising Stars: 2017

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About James Snell, Jr.

Admitted: 2004, South Carolina

Professional Webpage: http://www.snelllaw.com/Our-Firm/James-R-Snell-Jr-.aspx

Honors and Awards:

  • Top 100 South Carolina Criminal Defense Lawyer, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2014
  • 10/10 "Superb" rating from Avvo

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified South Carolina Circuit and Family Court Arbitrator, 2014
  • Certified South Carolina Circuit Court Mediator, 2009

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Lexington County Bar Association, Past-President, 2008
  • United States Tax Court, 2005
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • National College for DUI Defense, Member
  • South Carolina Bar Fee Dispute Board, Member
  • South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • South Carolina Association for Justice, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • National College for DUI Defense, General Member
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States District Court, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • 11th Judicial Circuit Domestic Violence Fatality Review Committee, Member, 2016
  • Town of Lexington, Board of Building Code Appeals, Member, 2005
  • Limestone College, Alumni Board of Directors, Member

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Author, Challenging CDV 2nd Edition, Topic: South Carolina domestic violence law and court procedures, 2016
  • Author, Challenging CDV, Word Association Press, 2014
  • Presenter at a CLE sponsored by the South Carolina bar on the topic of criminal law essentials, 2013
  • Presenter at an attorney CLE on the topic of Internet and Social Media Law

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Recently recognized by the Town of Lexington for ten years of service as a member of the Board of Building Code Appeals

Video:

  • Law enforcement is trying to put the brakes on drunk drivers with awareness campaigns, increased patrols, and help from the courtroom. Lexington attorney James R. Snell, Jr., was interviewed by WACH Fox 21 regarding these efforts., James Snell interviewed by WACH Fox News, 2013

Educational Background:

  • Limestone College, B.S., Majors: Business Administration and Computer Science, 2001
  • Wyatt Institute of Real Estate, Greenville, South Carolina, 30 Hour Sales Licensing Course, 1996
  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Standards, DUI Detection and Field Sobriety Testing course, 2013
  • Spartanburg Day School
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Office Location for James R. Snell, Jr.

316 S Lake Dr
Lexington, SC 29072

Phone: 803-359-3301

 

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Last Updated: 9/19/2017

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