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In South Carolina, the Public Defender System is a county based system. The Bar Association of each county organizes a non profit corporation known as a Defender Corporation, elects members to its board of directors, and establishes a public defender office to serve that county. The Board of Directors is responsible for selecting the Public Defender who serves either at the pleasure of the Board or enters into a contract with the Board for a specific amount of time. The Defender Corporations are independent of the State but receive funding from the State via the Office of Indigent Defense, and from the local county. In some cases, the Bar Associations of two or more counties have joined to create a Corporation which serves their multiple counties.

Public Defenders
County Attorney Contact Office
Charleston D. Ashley Pennington
Circuit Public Defender
Tel: 843-958-1850
Fax: 843-958-5149
Email Contact
Charleston 
Charleston Lorelle Proctor
Chief Public Defender
Tel: 843-958-1850
Fax: 843-958-1860
Email Contact
Charleston 
Charleston Patricia A. Kennedy
Deputy Public Defender
Tel: 843-899-2777
Fax: 843-899-2701
Email Contact
Moncks Corner 
Charleston Victoria L. Anderson
Publc Defender
Tel: 843-958-1850
Fax: 843-958-1860
Email Contact
Charleston 
Charleston Karen Barker
Public Defender
Tel: 843-958-1850
Fax: 843-958-1860
Email Contact
Charleston 
Charleston Beattie Butler
Director of Litigation
Tel: 843-958-1850
Fax: 843-958-1860
Email Contact
Charleston 
Charleston Charles W. Cochran
Public Defender
Tel: 843-958-1850
Fax: 843-958-1860
Email Contact
Charleston 
Charleston Michael T. Cooper
Public Defender
Tel: 843-958-1850
Fax: 843-958-1860
Email Contact
Charleston 
Charleston Tamara J. Coppinger
Public Defender
Tel: 843-958-1850
Fax: 843-958-1860
Email Contact
Charleston 
Charleston Martha Dicus
Assistant Public Defender
Tel: 843-958-1850
Fax: 843-958-1860
Email Contact
Charleston 
Charleston Rhett C. Dunaway
Director of Administration
Tel: 843-958-1850
Fax: 843-958-1860
Email Contact
Charleston 
Charleston Megan Ehrlich
Public Defender
Tel: 843-958-1850
Fax: 843-958-1865
Email Contact
Charleston 
Charleston Cantrell Frayer
Public Defender
Tel: 843-958-1850
Fax:
Email Contact
Charleston 
Charleston Andrew Grimes
Public Defender
Tel: 843-958-1850
Fax:
Email Contact
Charleston 
Charleston Cody Groeber
Public Defender
Tel: 843-958-1850
Fax: 843-958-1860
Email Contact
Charleston 
Charleston Jason T. King
Public Defender
Tel: 843-958-1850
Fax: 843-958-1860
Email Contact
Charleston 
Charleston John J. Kozelski
Public Defender
Tel: 843-958-1850
Fax: 843-958-1860
Email Contact
Charleston 
Charleston Luke J. Malloy , III
Public Defender
Tel: 843-958-1850
Fax: 843-958-1860
Email Contact
Charleston 
Charleston Christina D. Parnall
Public Defender
Tel: 843-958-1850
Fax: 843-958-1860
Email Contact
Charleston 
Charleston Alicia V. Penn
Public Defender
Tel: 843-958-1850
Fax: 843-958-1860
Email Contact
Charleston 
Charleston D. Ashley Pennington
Circuit Public Defender
Tel: 843-958-1850
Fax: 843-958-5149
Email Contact
Charleston 
Charleston Maryellen Rankin
Assistant Public Defender
Tel: 843-958-1850
Fax: 843-958-1860
Email Contact
Charleston 
Charleston Martha Kent Runey
Attorney
Tel: 843-958-1850
Fax: 843-958-1860
Email Contact
Charleston 
Charleston W. Ted Smith
Assistant Public Defender
Tel: 843-958-1850
Fax: 843-958-1860
Email Contact
Charleston 
Charleston Kelly Solar
Tel: 843-958-1850
Fax:
Email Contact
Charleston 
Charleston John (Tim) T. Taylor
Public Defender
Tel: 843-958-1892
Fax: 843-958-1860
Email Contact
Charleston 
Charleston Cassandra Woosley
Public Defender
Tel: 843-958-1850
Fax: 843-958-1860
Email Contact
Charleston