Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Determined to Protect Your Rights.


The Criminal Defense Lawyers of Epstein & Howell understand that a criminal charge brings enormous anxiety, stress and uncertainty to the lives of the accused and their loved ones.  At Epstein & Howell, we are familiar with the criminal process, skilled at explaining the complexities of the process to our clients and determined to achieve the most favorable result possible on our client’s behalf.  Our pledge to the criminal defense clients of Epstein & Howell is to remain steadfast in the pursuit of the protection and defense of our client’s rights. 

Results Oriented Representation – What Does That Mean To You?

The goal of the representation provided to our clients by the Criminal Defense Lawyers of Epstein & Howell is to obtain the optimum result in your criminal case and to aid our client in addressing any underlying issue that precipitated the levying of criminal charges against our client.  Whether we resolve your case by acquittal at trial, pre-trial dismissal of the charges, a deferment program, an agreement to provide restitution, plea bargain to a lesser charge or otherwise, we will explain the criminal charge against you and any tangential consequences resulting therefrom.  We strive to provide you with a clear understanding of your unique situation including your potential courses of action and the strengths and weaknesses of your case.  We will be frank with you in our communications so that you can make an educated decision as to how we proceed on your behalf.

If you or one of your loved ones has been accused of a crime in South Carolina, the Criminal Defense Lawyers of Epstein & Howell are ready to provide aggressive, effective representation in the following areas:

  • Driving Under the Influence (DUI), Driving Under Suspension and Other Minor Traffic Offenses
  • Drug Possession, Distribution and Trafficking
  • Criminal Domestic Violence (CDV)
  • Weapons Offenses and Gun Crimes
  • Simple Assault, Aggravated Assault and Violent Crimes
  • Conspiracy
  • Burglary
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Arson
  • Fraud
  • Minor in Possession of Alcohol
  • Identity Theft
  • Manslaughter and Murder Defense
  • Vandalism