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Local Ratings & Reviews (71)

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5.0/5.0

One of the best lawyers if not the best anyone can find............ FRFR

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Kenneth Brown 2019/10/10

5.0/5.0

He is the best criminal defense lawyer in SC.

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Nancy Parsons 2019/08/01

5.0/5.0

Professional that works for his clients, not the system or good old boys.

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Client 2019/07/20

5.0/5.0

Jack and his staff Treated me respectful and handle my case with the highest level of professionalism. When i didn’t know who to turn to represent me, the first lawyer came to mind was Mr. Swerling. He keep...

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Client 2019/05/23

5.0/5.0

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Shalicia Harling 2019/05/22

5.0/5.0

Brilliant game plan. Took what could have been life ending and turned it into just a bump in the road.

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Client 2019/05/07

5.0/5.0

Mr. Jack Swerling has been VERY responsive, consistent and knowledgeable throughout my years of knowing him. His staff has always been friendly and welcoming. Thank you to Mr. Jack Swerling and his firm for always...

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Brandon Davis 2019/03/26

5.0/5.0

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Sharon Fisher 2019/03/21

5.0/5.0

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Bryan Pinckney 2019/01/04

5.0/5.0

Jack Swerling did great things for me, I highly recommend using no one but him.

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vitaly rickamoni 2018/08/02

5.0/5.0

BRILLIANT, BRILLIANT, ATTORNEY!!!! There are no words to express this mans knowledge and ability in and out of the court room. He has a true passion for what he does and the people he represents and it is so clear...

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mary lowery 2018/07/20

5.0/5.0

Words alone cannot depict the the level of credentials held or legal “IT FACTOR” that attorney Jack Swerling possesses. Being globally well known & highly sought after, I feel extremely blessed to have had Mr....

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Holly Wynn 2018/07/19

5.0/5.0

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Kenneth Brown 2018/06/19

5.0/5.0

Need a lawyer he's the best

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Betty Fulmer 2018/06/15

5.0/5.0

Mr Swerling and his staff provided excellent service to my family. He lives up to his name he knows the system very well. We filed for a appeal for our son and he won the appeal not once but 3 times. Twice with...

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Client 2018/06/08

5.0/5.0

Jack Swerling and his legal staff are by far the most professional and optimistic team of professionals to work with. From the first consultation to the closing of your case, Jack works diligently and his expertise...

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Patrick Daley 2018/03/21

5.0/5.0

Jack Swirling and his staff gave nothing but total care and perfectionism to me and my situation. They worked diligently in a total professional manner . When I asked Jack to represent me I specifically asked for...

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John Spivey 2018/03/18

5.0/5.0

Although having no prior relationship with Jack, he promptly met with us and took on my son’s criminal defense. With his experience and knowledge of the system and understanding the nuances, he successfully...

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Tripp Berry 2018/02/24

5.0/5.0

Jack's representation was the absolute best!. I could not have asked for a better lawyer!! I say this from the perspective of being a retired criminal defense attorney with over 30 years experience. The result...

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John Hare 2018/02/18

5.0/5.0

Our experience with Mr. Swerling was nothing short of perfection. He is a consummate professional and we achieved the outcome we had hoped for.

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ELLIS KUHNKE 2018/02/12

5.0/5.0

Mr. Swerling and his staff helped our family through a difficult time and we had the results we were looking for. He came highly recommended to us through a New York Law firm and surpassed our expectations.

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Client 2018/02/12

5.0/5.0

Jack Swerling is the best defense lawyer in the state, bar none. I was charged with two very serious crimes. His team of professionals ( with Matt Bodman ) were able to get my 1/2 million $ bond reduced...

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Craig Wolfe 2017/11/02

5.0/5.0

I've known Jack's reputation and was hesitant about calling to schedule an appointment because I thought it would be impossible to get an appointment because of his popularity, but I did and was able to get an...

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Wanda Wilson 2017/10/03

5.0/5.0

I knew Jack's reputation as a wonderful lawyer, and I was hesitant about trying to schedule an appointment with because I knew because of his popularity that I may have a hard time getting an appointment . I called...

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Client 2017/10/02

5.0/5.0

My family had a delicate issue that we needed taken care of, with my oldest son. It was a really difficult time for us but Mr. Swerling's team was there with us every step of the way and the outcome was definitely...

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Sally Ackleston 2017/08/11

5.0/5.0

Mr. Swerling is a positive factor in a complicated decision making processs. His knowledge of the ins and outs of the judicial process provides the ability to make an informed and educated decision. He has been...

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James Luton 2017/08/01

5.0/5.0

Jack Swerling is a legal genius. His very presence in the courtroom commands respect and trust. He has a brilliant way of articulating the facts in a case, and bringing light to the bigger picture involved. He...

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Susanne Zavelle 2017/07/07

5.0/5.0

No attorney can ever come better than Jack Swerling. He is the best lawyer ever. A lawyer that gives you support and understanding when you are faced with a very serious crime. If you need/want an attorney that...

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Vickie Haynes 2017/05/18

5.0/5.0

Jack Swerling is the greatest attorney that will ever be. I was charged with Embezzlement(value over $10,000.00 or more) and Jack Swerling had made charges dismissed. I never had to go to court. I only went to roll...

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Client 2017/05/18

5.0/5.0

I don't make reviews about lawyers easily. I tend to be very critical. With that being said Jack Swerling it's one of the most amazing lawyers (and people) I have had the pleasure of knowing. He handled my case...

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Scott Lemons 2017/05/16

5.0/5.0

I had the pleasure of meeting Jack Swerling while representing a friend of mine in a Federal court matter. Through the entire process Jack made himself available at all times. Jack in a court room it's nothing...

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Robert Smith 2017/05/16

5.0/5.0

Jack Swerling hands down is the best lawyer in Columbia. I have nothing but the upmost respect for him and no matter what u need a lawyer for i promise you won't be disappointed if you choose Jack Swerling!

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Brittainy Dilworth 2017/05/11

5.0/5.0

Jack is positively the best criminal defense lawyer in South Carolina. I would recommend him to anyone!

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Client 2017/05/01

5.0/5.0

Jack Swerling is the best lawyer you can get in South Carolina. Maybe even in the United States.

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Client 2017/04/30

5.0/5.0

Jack Swerling is a great lawyer he had all my charges dismissed either by acquittal at trial or on appeal.

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Client 2017/04/30

5.0/5.0

Jack Swerling is an excellent lawyer. He provided the best options for me and my family. He fought hard to make sure those options came through. Jack's staff is wonderful, compassionate, and treats everyone like...

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Justin Craven 2017/04/27

5.0/5.0

Jack Swerling is the best defense attorney out there. He believed in us and he fought for my family from day one. In a seemingly impossible situation, Jack claimed victory for us, and literally saved our family...

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Heather L. 2017/04/23

5.0/5.0

Jack Swerling I must say is the number one defense attorney in the state of south carolina and the number one attorney in the United States. His office has assisted me with several cases. You will not find such a...

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Milan Macek 2017/04/23

5.0/5.0

My son was accused of a crime and this is the first time we needed an attorney. We were told if you need someone good get Jack Swerling. We did and not knowing what to expect; we called the office. We were...

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Dorothy Spratt-Ingram 2017/04/22

5.0/5.0

To say Mr. Swerling saved my life is an understatement. I was accused of a very serious crime that I had not committed. I had never been arrested before and had never had need of an attorney so I had no idea who to...

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Gary Hooker 2017/04/21

5.0/5.0

Jack and his staff are the best. They cared for us as individuals not just another person needing help. They took the time to listen to my mom who can talk, no one else would have done that. But most of all I would...

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Client 2017/04/13

5.0/5.0

Jack was great to deal with and never gave up to provide my son with a full dismissal of charges. His entire staff made a very difficult time in our lives, much easier to deal with. I would highly recommend Jack...

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Client 2017/02/21

5.0/5.0

Jack Swerling is a very dedicated attorney. He has great presence, knowledge and endurance both in the courtroom and out. Clients, other attorneys, and judges all know and have great respect for Jack. He is a very...

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Client 2017/01/30

5.0/5.0

Jack worked hard for us and gave us hope when we had none. He believed in us and he put his heart into his work for us. We will forever be grateful to him and we thank God everyday for leading us to Jack.

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Client 2017/01/30

5.0/5.0

Jack Swerling's reputation alone gives his client's a edge in the court system. the man is the master of knowledge in court proceedings. he responds to all phone calls, very informative, excellent staff and the...

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Client 2016/08/19

5.0/5.0

Jack and his team became more like family each time we met. They are so professional and organized. They covered all the bases and looked under every rock to defend me. At my trial they were amazing to watch and...

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Client 2016/08/19

5.0/5.0

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Linda Ramirez 2016/06/28

5.0/5.0

Superb professional. Easy to communicate with.

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Client 2015/12/27

5.0/5.0

I've had to deal with many, many lawyers over the years and Jack Swerling is honestly the best. He is extremely responsive and answered or returned every one of my calls. He goes above and beyond and does exactly...

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Client 2015/12/17

5.0/5.0

He is the best. He fought hard for me and he believed in me. He kept me updated on everything that was going on. He always returned my phone calls. I knew I could count on him.

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Client 2015/12/10

5.0/5.0

Mr. Swerling was very responsive and accessible. He also provided access to excellent resources in the area. Jack is very knowladgable of the law and very supportave of his clients.

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Client 2015/11/25

5.0/5.0

Mr Swerling is very knowledgeable of the applicable laws,very thorough in his endeavor to help his clients,communicates well with all involved parties and most important he gets results.

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Client 2015/11/23

5.0/5.0

Mr. Swerling is one of the most professional and truly one of the best attorneys in the world. Mr. Swerling staff is extremely caring I am proud to be a client of Swerling law offices. If you need an attorney I...

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Client 2015/11/17

5.0/5.0

Professional staff with outstanding results.{newline}I would like to express my deepest appreciation and gratitude for the outstanding work that Jack Swerling has done. Back in October of 2011 my life was change...

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Client 2015/11/16

5.0/5.0

Mr. Swerling has established an unprecedented reputation for legal excellence, and I am of the firm belief that his name alone has contributed much to the successful outcomes of his cases. He is highly recommended.

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Client 2015/11/15

5.0/5.0

There are no words describe the gratitude I have for Jack Swerling. In today's society not everyone charged with a crime is guilty. My representation by Jack was flawless and proved to a jury of my peers that I...

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Client 2015/11/15

5.0/5.0

Jack Swerling and his staff are very professional people. I would recommend him to anyone. The money is worth the price. He is a straight forward and geniune person. He will tell it like it is. I really appreciate...

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Client 2015/11/03

5.0/5.0

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Marcus Dow 2015/11/02

5.0/5.0

He is in it to win it! I am truly amazed at his knowledge, experience, and most importantly his sensitivity to his clients. He has no hidden agenda and handles each client as if they are a family member. His...

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Client 2015/10/28

5.0/5.0

Fantastic, aggressive and recommended often

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Client 2011/04/12

5.0/5.0

Extraordinarily intelligent, talented attorney, as are the partners in this firm.

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Client 2010/08/15

5.0/5.0

A great attorney! I couldn't ask God for a better one. I can't thank him and his firm enough. They did a great job from the beginning to the end. I Love Them!

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Client 2009/07/24

5.0/5.0

Jack Swerling represented me on a complicated criminal case with exceptional competence, diligence, candor, dedication, honesty and hard work. Out of a team of four lawyers he was the only one to consistently...

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Client 2008/11/20

5.0/5.0

My husband and I were very pleased with Jack and his office. He made us feel as if he were going above and beyond for us. Any questions we had no matter how many times we asked he answered without becoming...

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Client 2008/09/26

5.0/5.0

Mr. Swerling is professional and proficient is his interactions with his clients, yet his caring and compassionate nature shines through. His skills as an attroney are evident and second to none as he works as hard...

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Client 2008/09/17

5.0/5.0

Jack is truly the most outstanding criminal lawyer that S.C. has to offer. He fights for whats right even the little people who don't have a voice. Being in law enforcement for 15 years and as a Chief of Police I...

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Client 2008/09/17

5.0/5.0

HAVING BEEN IN PUBLIC SERVICE I WAS OVERWHELMED WHEN I WAS CHARGED WITH A CRIME. I WAS REFERED TO MR. SWERLING WHO TOOK CONTROL OF MY CASE AND PROVIDED ME WITH COUNSEL. AFTER TWO YEARS OF WAITING WE FINALLY GOT OUR...

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Client 2008/09/13

5.0/5.0

Mr. Swerling is very professional and works extremely hard to get his clients the best possible outcome for their situation. I am very pleased with the service I received from him.

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Client 2008/09/13

5.0/5.0

He made us feel like we were important, when others refused to help. He is number one in his profession

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FR from Dalzell, SC 2006/02/16

4.8/5.0

Jack is a wonderful attorney very professional quite expensive but apparently worth it I won.

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Client 2019/04/01

4.0/5.0

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Maria Rivas 2017/10/11