Criminal Defense Attorney in Columbia, SC


We represent people accused of traffic offenses from speeding, reckless driving, driving under the influence, and driving while license suspended.
Driving Under the Influence is extremely common. Any one of us may fail to recognize one night that we’ve had enough. As common as it is, it is extremely serious. Attorney Farrell’s experience in this field is paramount in mitigating the consequences.
If you have been charged with a crime, call today. With a thorough investigation of your case coupled with David's knowledge and experience, it is important to get him involved as early as possible in order to develop a strong defense.
Young adults away from home sometimes get into legal trouble. To prevent a one-time mistake from becoming a permanent criminal record, it’s important to seek prompt legal advice.

Protecting Your Rights in South Carolina

In the United States, you are innocent until proven guilty. If you are accused of a crime, you have the right to defend yourself against the charges. You have the right to enlist an experienced criminal defense attorney to help you maintain your innocence or help mitigate the consequences of your legal situation for the best possible result.

The law firm of David W. Farrell, Attorney at Law, brings more than 28 years of experience to every case. In addition, he regularly consults with other South Carolina attorneys, giving you access to a broad range of practical knowledge. These collaborations are particularly useful in federal court, as well as in complex matters in state court.

Attorney David W. Farrell is a former South Carolina state prosecutor who possesses a unique insight into the most effective ways to prepare and present cases, whether through pleas negotiations or trial. That insight has benefited countless clients over the years and can benefit you as well.

We serve clients in Columbia, Lexington and throughout South Carolina. Call 803-807-2205 to learn how we can help you.


Columbia Criminal Defense Law Firm

Columbia Criminal Defense Law Firm

We handle all types of criminal cases, from drug charges to drunk driving, domestic violence, felonies, disorderly conduct, minor in possession, internet crimes, expungement, Magistrates’ and Municipal Courts.

Laws evolve over time, becoming more and more complex. It is difficult to keep up with the myriad changes occurring in just one area of the law, let alone numerous ones. As a result, the lawyer who wrote your will or helped you with a family matter may not have the experience to protect your future if you are facing criminal charges.We stay up-to-date as laws change, assuring that our clients get the benefit of an attorney with in-depth knowledge of the most current version of criminal law. All of our time, all of our energy, all of our resources and all of our experience are focused on criminal defense.

About David W. Farrell, Attorney at Law

At the law firm of David W. Farrell, Attorney at Law, you will receive the benefit of more than 28 years of criminal law experience. We serve clients in Columbia, Lexington and throughout South Carolina.Attorney Farrell handles every case personally. That means that when you choose our law office, you can be confident that your case is in good hands. You can be confident that we will zealously defend you.

Keeping You Informed Of The Status Of Your Case

Clients expect to be involved with their case; they expect to have their phone calls and emails returned. Our firm meets those expectations, keeping the lines of communication open, giving each client access to attorney David W. Farrell throughout the duration of the case.

Just as importantly, when we communicate to our clients, we communicate honestly. We do not believe in telling you what you want to hear. We believe in telling you what you need to know. We believe in telling the truth. We give you the legal options available and the potential consequences of each. We want to give you all the knowledge necessary to make a truly informed decision about how to approach your defense.