Aggressive Defense for Your Criminal Legal Matter

Doing Everything in Our Power to Attain "Not Guilty" Verdicts for Our Clients

Charleston Criminal Defense Attorney

Work With an Attorney That Cares About Your Freedom

As a premier criminal defense lawyer in Charleston, SC, T.O. Sanders defends those who have been arrested and charged with a wide array of criminal offenses in municipal, state, and federal courts. Mr. Sanders formerly served as an assistant solicitor for Charleston County where he prosecuted nearly 70 different types of criminal cases. These experiences provided him with insight on the criminal justice system and inside knowledge of the various ways the prosecution’s case can fall apart when the right details are put into light.

You can discuss the details of your case with us during a consultation. Call (843) 573-8828 to schedule an appointment with our experienced criminal defense attorney in Charleston, SC.

We Handle a Wide Variety of Criminal Cases

The Sanders Law Firm, LLC team has defended many people charged with a wide variety of crimes from white collar crime to murder. We know that your freedom and future are at stake, which is why our team thoroughly investigates even the smallest details of a case and carefully analyzes the evidence against you. No matter how strong the state’s case might be against you, there are often procedural and evidentiary issues which need to be examined.

What Does A Criminal Lawyer Do?

A criminal lawyer, also known as a criminal defense attorney, is a legal professional who specializes in defending individuals or entities accused of committing criminal offenses. Their primary role is to provide legal representation to their clients throughout the criminal justice process. Here are some key aspects of what a criminal lawyer does:

  • Legal counsel: Criminal lawyers advise their clients on their legal rights, potential outcomes, and the best course of action to take based on the specifics of their case.
  • Case assessment: They analyze the evidence against their clients and assess the strengths and weaknesses of the case to develop a defense strategy.
  • Investigation: Criminal lawyers conduct thorough investigations to gather evidence, interview witnesses, and uncover any information that could support their client's defense.
  • Court representation: They represent their clients in court proceedings, including arraignments, bail hearings, pretrial motions, trials, and sentencing hearings. They present arguments, cross-examine witnesses, and advocate for their clients' interests.
  • Negotiation: Criminal lawyers negotiate with prosecutors to reach plea bargains or agreements that may result in reduced charges or penalties for their clients.
  • Legal research and analysis: They stay updated on changes in criminal law, precedents, and legal strategies to ensure they are well-equipped to defend their clients effectively.
  • Client advocacy: Criminal lawyers advocate for their clients' rights and interests at all stages of the criminal justice process, ensuring fair treatment and due process.

Overall, the role of a criminal lawyer is to vigorously defend their clients against criminal charges, protect their legal rights, and strive for the best possible outcome in their cases.

Proven Attorneys in Charleston

Why Should You Hire Us?
  • Friendly & Courteous Staff Members
  • AV Preeminent® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Treating Clients Like People, Not Case Numbers
  • Prompt Response Times to Calls & Emails
  • Personalized Care Provided For Every Case
  • Compassionate & Experienced Advocacy

We’re Committed to Helping Clients

A court appointed defense attorney in Charleston, SC, does not have the time or resources to give your case the attention it deserves. On any given day they are dealing with numerous clients and balancing a tremendous case load. Our team can focus on you and take the time to guide you through every step of the legal process.

T.O. Sanders holds an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubble, the top ranking award by a prestigious institution that evaluates legal professionals based on client satisfaction and case outcomes. When you become a client, our entire team will work tirelessly to achieve the best outcome possible.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call (843) 573-8828 today.

What Our Clients Have to Say

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  • “Recently used the services of Mr. Sanders.... not your typical Lawyer..... very honest and reasonable.”

    - David M.
  • “They guide, educate, and offer recommendations along the way.”

    - Crystal M.
  • “Team members responded to my emails and phone calls in a timely manner. They were very supportive and friendly.”

    - Jennifer H.

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