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The South Carolina Juvenile Collateral Consequences Checklist

The Commission

The Commission consists of fifteen members: 6 appointed by the Governor from each Congressional District and a representative from the SC Bar, SC Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, SC Public Defenders Association, SC Trial Lawyers Association, each appointed by the Governor; 2 retired judges, including a retired circuit judge and either a retired family court judge or a retired appellate judge, appointed by the Chief Justice of the SC Supreme Court; and a representative of the SC House Judiciary Committee and a representative of the SC Senate Judiciary Committee, appointed by their respective Committee Chairman. The Chairman of the Commission on Indigent Defense is appointed by the Governor from among the State’s public defenders, at-large. The Commission consists of the following members:

Commission on Indigent Defense Members
Representing Appointee Contact
Public Defender
Appointed by Governor
D. Ashley Pennington
Tel: 843-958-1850
Fax: 843-958-1860
Email Contact
Separating Bar
Commissioner (Family Law)
Appointed by Governor
Ashlin B. Potterfield
Tel: 803-376-2001
Fax:
Email Contact
Separating Bar
Public Defender
Appointed by Governor
Harry A. Dest
Tel: 803-628-3031
Fax: 803-628-3054
Email Contact
Separating Bar
Public Defender
Appointed by Governor
Douglas L. Strickler
Tel: 803-765-2592
Fax: 803-748-5018
Email Contact
Separating Bar
SC Senate Judiciary
Committee Representative
Sen. Gerald Malloy
Tel: 803-212-6148
Fax: (843)332-4646
Email Contact
Separating Bar
SC House Judiciary
Committee Representative
Rep. G. Murrell Smith
Tel: 803-778-2471
Fax: 803-734-3042
Email Contact
Separating Bar
Circuit Court
Representative
Judge Edward B. Cottingham
Tel: 843-479-5617
Fax: 843-479-1307
Email Contact
Separating Bar
Public Defender
Appointed by Governor
Jack D. Howle
Tel: 803-774-6138
Fax: 803-774-6136
Email Contact
Separating Bar
Criminal Law
Appointed by Governor
Yvonne Murray-Boyles
Tel: 803-252-2064
Fax: 803-765-0167
Email Contact
Separating Bar
Commissioner (General Law)
Appointed by Governor
John Nichols
Tel: 803-779-7599
Fax:
Email Contact
Separating Bar
Commissioner (General Law)
Appointed by Governor
Walker Willcox
Tel: 843-664-3373
Fax: 843-662-1342
Email Contact
Separating Bar