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Benefits of an Experienced Law Firm

Benefits of an Experienced Law Firm

Jack B. Swerling has been handling South Carolina criminal cases for over 38 years.  In criminal cases, the skills and knowledge that come with experience can make a difference.

Knowledge of Courts

Jack Swerling has practiced before South Carolina courts for 38 years including federal court.  During that time, he gained a wealth of experience.  Jack puts this experience to work for his clients in cases by appearing before various courts, including:

  • Circuit Courts in various South Carolina counties
  • South Carolina Court of Appeals
  • Supreme Court of South Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Access to a Network of Reliable Experts

In complex or technical cases, criminal defense lawyers in Columbia may need to rely on scientific or technical experts for crucial elements of your case.  With so many experts available, it can be difficult for a criminal lawyer to identify the expert that can deliver clear and reliable testimony.  An experienced Columbia criminal law firm that has relied on experts in the past knows which experts can deliver the highest quality testimony in their respective fields.

Through his extensive experience, Jack Swerling has access to many forensic experts, investigators, and research assistants.  He has used this network of experts to provide unique and effective service for his clients.

Knowledge of Criminal Law That Only Experience Can Bring

Practical knowledge of criminal law comes from years of defending clients.  Having represented clients facing every type of criminal charge for over three decades, Jack Swerling has gained the knowledge and experience to handle your case.

Contact South Carolina Criminal Defense Lawyer Jack B. Swerling Today

If you are facing criminal charges or learn you are the subject of a criminal investigation, call our law firm 24 hours a day at 800-701-0599.  Our answering service can direct you to Jack Swerling at Law.  You may also contact Jack Swerling online.

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  • Columbia Office
    1720 Main St
    Columbia, South Carolina 29201-2850
    Phone: (803) 765-2626
    Fax: 803-799-4059
  • Highest Level of Professional Excellence Award
    Excellent Client Service Award
  • Best Lawyers Award: Best Criminal Defense Lawyers Columbia SC
    Super Lawyers Award: Top Criminal Defense Attorney in Columba, SC
  • Top 500 Fellows
    Selected As Fellow
  • Selected As Fellow - American Board of Criminal Lawyers
    Member IATL
  • Best Criminal Defense Lawyers Columbia South Carolina Award

Jack Swerling In The News >>

  • Jack Swerling, Derrick Mobley and Alissa Wilson were successful in having a Judge rule after an extensive hearing, that the defendant was immune from prosecution based on the “Stand Your Ground” law in a murder prosecution. The Judgment was handed down on March 29, 2021.
  • Jack Swerling, Gregory Harris and Alissa Wilson obtained a Not Guilty Verdict in Lexington County on March 3, 2022. An Orthopedic Surgeon was charged with Involuntary Manslaughter in the accidental shooting death of a friend.
  • “When Jack is on my docket, I tell my law clerks, ‘You do not want to miss this. You are seeing one of the greatest trial lawyers in the state’s history.'” -South Carolina Circuit Court Judge
  • Jack was selected to Super Lawyers Magazine Top Ten List for 2019. Each year Super Lawyers recognizes the top lawyers in South Carolina via a selection process involving peer evaluations, independent research and professional achievement. The South Carolina lawyers who receive the highest points during this selection process are further recognized in the South Carolina Super Lawyers Top Ten List.
  • USA v. FRANK*: In a child pornography case, Swerling was successful in obtaining a 22 level variance reducing the defendant’s sentence from 8 years to 6 months.
  • STATE v. BORIS: The defendant was found not guilty by reason of insanity in a case where the defendant was involved in a shoot-out with 3 police officers.
  • STATE v. TYGER: Jack Swerling obtains a not guilty verdict in a criminal sexual conduct case in Beaufort County.
  • Pre Trial Dispositions: STATE v. DWAYNE: Mr. Swerling successfully argued for the dismissal of stalking and unlawful use of telephone charges brought against a prominent businessman in Florence County.
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