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Public Defender

D. Pennington

D. Ashley Pennington
Circuit Public Defender


Street Address:
101 Meeting Street, 5th Floor
Charleston, SC  29401-2214

Contact Details:
Tel: 843-958-1850
Fax: 843-958-5149
Email Contact

Undergraduate- College of Charleston, 1977 BA
Law School- University of South Carolina School of Law, 1980 JD

Bar Admissions:
SC Bar- 1980
Illinois Bar- 1984

Professional Memberships/Certifications:
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
ABA Member

Practice Areas:
Private Practice- 2002-2007

Named to Best Lawyers in America 2005-2007.

Awarded "Order of the Palmetto" by Governor Jim Hodges, June 2002

1998 President's Award- SC Criminal Defense Lawyers

1996 Gedney M. Howe, Jr. Award- Charleston County Bar Association

Founded the SC Crime Reduction Coalition (originally the Greater Charleston Prisoner Re-Entry Initiative), February 2006