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Andrew McAllister

Assistant Public Defender

T: 843-398-4069
F: 800-670-6375
300 Russell Street
Darlington, SC  29532
Darlington County


  • SC Bar 1976


  • University of South Carolina School of Law 1976
  • University of South Carolina 1973

J. Richard Jones is a partner in the law firm of Stanton and Jones Attorneys in Hartsville. In addition, he is an assistant public defender for Darlington County. Stanton and Jones is a general practice firm with emphasis on real estate, personal injury, probate practice and general business.

Mr. Jones is a member of the South Carolina Bar (Member-House of Delegates); the Darlington County Bar (immediate Past President); the American Bar Association and the American Trial Lawyers Association. He formerly served as Hartsville Municipal Judges and is a past adjunct professor of U.S. government, and Business Law at Coker College in Hartsville. He currently serves on the Pee Dee Citizens Judicial Screening Committee.

Active in community and civic affairs, Mr. Jones has served as Past Chairman of the Darlington County Disabilities and Special Needs Board, he is a past president of the Hartsville Rotary Club, and is an organizing member and current board member of Heritage Community Bank and its parent corporation, Regional Bankshares, Inc.

Mr. Jones earned a Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1976. He received a Bachelor of Arts in history from U.S.C. in 1973.

  • SC Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Darlington County Bar Association, Member - House of Delegates