The Ledger introduces their new legal analyst, Dayne Phillips
Lexington, SC - Dayne Phillips a proud native and resident of Lexington County. Born and raised in Pine Ridge, he graduated from Airport High School in 2003 and the University of South Carolina in 2007. He earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2010 and graduated from the National Criminal Defense College’s Trial Practice Institute in Macon, Georgia.
He is an attorney at the Michael Jeffcoat Firm in Lexington County, where his practice focuses on the areas of criminal defense and appellate litigation. He has argued before the South Carolina Court of Appeals and Supreme Court, and he has defended the accused in felony jury trials. Notably, he received the 2015 “Top 10 under 40 award in South Carolina” by the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys.
He is also the current Vice President of the South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and an Eleventh Circuit Representative on the SC Bar Association’s House of Delegates. He has taught at the Orientation School for Magistrate and Municipal Judges and has lectured on topics such as constitutional rights, motions practice, and preserving issues for appellate review. Dayne is also a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and National College for DUI Defense.
Regarding his home and private life Dayne says, "Most importantly, I’m a husband to an amazing woman who is due to have our daughter in October, loyal friend, and avid Gamecock fan. Simply put, I’m living the American dream!"
In future issues of The Ledger and on Good Morning Lexington County, Dayne will be providing detailed legal analysis of issues that will pertain to crimes and other legal matters that will impact the people of Lexington County.
Dayne can be reached daily at the Michael Jeffcoat Firm at 4723-A Sunset Blvd. in Lexington, SC or by telephone at (803) 808-9600.
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