Dedicated trial lawyers focused on criminal defense & personal injury
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About The Firm
At Young & Young, Attorneys at Law, its seasoned trial lawyers focus on criminal defense and personal injury law. Attorneys Adam and Kelley Young make themselves accessible for their clients because the firm thrives on the fact that its clients know who is fighting for them.
When you hire the firm, you are hiring a team – a team with strong litigation experience and connections in the Lowcountry.
A Solid Foundation Of Experience And Past Success
Adam and Kelley Young both began their legal careers as state prosecutors at the 9th Circuit Solicitor’s Office in downtown Charleston. Adam and Kelley have successfully prosecuted violent crime trials ranging from DUI/DWI to murder charges.
Adam’s success as a trial lawyer has resulted in membership in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 as well as an AV Preeminent* rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Kelley’s success as a litigator led her to being appointed by the governor of South Carolina as a magistrate judge for Charleston County.
Adam and Kelley’s legal careers provide the firm with considerable trial experience. Whether they are dealing with a personal injury case or criminal law matter, Adam and Kelley know when to go to trial and how to find the strengths and weaknesses of any case.
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Strategic Litigators Who Fight Hard For Their Clients
In addition to the firm’s private practice, Adam and Kelley also work as prosecutors for the city of Folly Beach and Kiawah Island. Kelley also serves as a municipal judge in Mount Pleasant. As prosecutors, Adam and Kelley gain insight and experience that is ultimately beneficial to their private practice clients. Courtroom exposure, a sharpened skill set and building a stong reputation as a trial attorney are just a few of the benefits.
This experience also provides them with knowledge on what is needed by a prosecutor to convict or prove a case. This helps them understand what is necessary in building the strongest defense possible.
Knowledge Of The Ins And Outs Of The Criminal Justice System
Adam started his legal career prosecuting domestic violence cases. This provided him with a unique opportunity to learn from the ground up the ins and outs of the criminal justice system – including experience negotiating pleas and trying countless bench trials.
He was promoted to the violent crime team where he seized the opportunity to handle all types of violent crimes, ranging from assault and battery to drug crimes and armed robberies.
Giving Back To The Community
Adam Young is the legal advisor for Hunting for Healing Inc., which is a charitable organization aimed at providing positive outdoor events and hunts for disabled United States military veterans and spouses. Adam counsels the organization on legal issues to ensure Hunting for Healing can best serve the military community.
He also serves as a member of The College of Charleston and MUSC’s Attorney Assistance program.
What Our Clients Say
“Adam did an exceptional job in assisting me with my legal woes, keeping me informed each and every step of the way…”
– Ryan F.
*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.