Adam D. Young

Adam D. Young

Charleston, South Carolina

Adam Young grew up in Southwestern, Virginia. After graduating from law school, Adam Young moved to Charleston, South Carolina and began his legal career at the Ninth Circuit Solicitor's Office focusing his efforts on prosecuting criminal domestic violence cases. Starting his career focusing specifically on prosecuting criminal domestic violence cases provided Adam Young with a unique opportunity to learn from the ground up the ins and outs of the criminal justice system, including the experience negotiating pleas and trying countless bench trials.

After a successful prosecution period w/ criminal domestic violence cases, Adam was promoted to the Violent Crime team at the Ninth Circuit Solicitors Office. Adam Young seized the opportunity to handle all types of violent crimes, ranging from Assault and Battery to Drug Crimes to Armed Robberies to Attempted Murder cases. In this capacity, Adam Young successfully prosecuted trials ranging from smaller misdemeanor charges to murder charges. Adam Young's diverse trial experience as a prosecutor has led him to fully understand the inner workings of all stages in the criminal justice system—including how to assess the weaknesses of each criminal case during preliminary hearings or pre-indictment stages, negotiate bonds and plea agreements between attorneys and judges, and zealously protect and defend the rights of the accused.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Violations
  • Personal Injury Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina


  • Appalachian School of Law, Grundy, Virginia - 2008
  • James Madison University - 2004

Past Employment Positions

  • Ninth Circuit Solicitor’s Office
  • Department of Justice,Trial Advocacy Graduate
  • Navy JAG – NCIS, Law Clerk
  • United States Attorneys Office, Law Clerk