We know that when you're looking to choose an attorney, it's rarely because something great has happened. You'll almost always need a lawyer at a difficult moment in your life, when you're looking for a skilled, experienced champion to represent you.
As such, it's absolutely crucial you find the right attorney. That requires extensive research into the background of any criminal defense, personal injury or trial lawyer you're considering.
This page will help with your research by providing you with important background information on Bill Nettles. We're confident that a thorough consideration of the important factors will lead you to choose our experienced, capable attorney.
If you're looking for an attorney you know you can trust in Columbia, Greenville, Charleston or any other community in South Carolina areas, please call the Law Office of Bill Nettles at (803) 828-6126 for a free consultation.
A Uniquely Experienced Lawyer
Bill Nettles possesses an extraordinary, almost unparalleled depth and breadth of experience. You cannot find an attorney who will be better equipped to provide you with the high-quality representation you deserve.
Mr. Nettles was appointed United States Attorney for the District of South Carolina by President Obama and was sworn into that office on May 3, 2010. As the US Attorney, he dramatically overhauled the office to focus on public corruption, fraud and white collar crime, while also greatly increasing resources to the extraordinarily important false claims whistleblower division. Under Mr. Nettles' leadership, the US Attorney's office made white collar crime and public corruption the highest priority of the criminal division's efforts He also earned national praise for the innovative and intelligent approach his office took to drug crimes.
Mr. Nettles was the longest serving US attorney since the 1960's, ensuring he had an extraordinary impact on the personnel and the policies of that important office. Because of his service as the United States Attorney for the entire state of South Carolina he has worked with the heads of the Department of Justice to help shape policy for the last 5 and a half years.
Before being appointed a US Attorney, Mr. Nettles graduated from The Citadel and earned his law degree at The Widener University School of Law, where he was on law review and was a member of the moot court honor society. After graduating, he began a career that has taken him into every corner of the legal system.
Mr. Nettles began his career as a public defender in Columbia, providing criminal defense services to indigent defendants who could not afford attorneys. During that time, he ensured that the legal system would not leave the economically disadvantaged behind.
From 1997 to 2005, Mr. Nettles worked in private practice as a sole practitioner. He continued his criminal defense work and became one of the region's most well-respected "white collar crime" lawyers. He also represented clients accused of drug crimes, handled several court-appointed capital cases, twice tried cases that were argued before the United States Supreme Court and worked in medical malpractice and other torts.
Starting in 2005, he worked at Sanders & Nettles, LLC until being appointed the US Attorney.
As you can see, Mr. Nettles is experienced in a wide range of case types. He understands both state and federal criminal procedures and has the respect of every judge and opposing lawyer in the area. When you choose Bill Nettles, you choose an attorney who has proven time and again that his clients receive the best possible aggressive legal representation.
If you find yourself in need of an experienced lawyer in South Carolina and you want to speak with our attorney about your case, please call the Law Office of Bill Nettles at (803) 828-6126 for a free consultation.