Keowee Lawyers

Criminal Defense

If you have been charged with a crime, McLaurin Law, LLC, is here to protect you by ensuring the rights that are available to you under the law.



Don’t let one mistake ruin your life. While the consequences of a DUI can be long-lasting, we can help you effectively handle your situation and minimize the damage to your life and your future.

Whether you have been arrested for drunk driving, driving while under the influence of drugs, boating while intoxicated, or having an open container of alcohol in your vehicle, our knowledge of South Carolina law and our experience in handling these types of cases can work to your advantage.


Depending on the misdemeanor you have been charged with we can help you understand the penalties for conviction and help you understand your rights. We practice in general sessions and magistrate court depending upon the prosecuting authority.


Felony charges are very serious and if convicted can make major impacts on your life such as: an inability to obtain employment. Most felonies carry jail time and fines. It is imperative that you obtain representation to ensure your rights are protected.


If not handled appropriately, a conviction for minor in possession could jeopardize scholarships, college applications, employment and much more. If you have been issued a citation for minor in possession/underage drinking, don’t just pay the fine. Talk with us first.

Traffic Violations

Traffic violations have consequences which can include adding points to your license and a possible increase in insurance premiums. We work with speeding tickets, reckless/careless driving, driving under suspension and hit and run and can advise you of your legal rights and represent you in court. Avoid a suspended or revoked driver’s license, a driver responsibility assessment, fines, increased insurance premiums, jail time or a criminal record.