About Stephen F. Krzyston

Steve Krzyston

Stephen F. Krzyston



Bar Admissions

South Carolina – 2012

United States District Court, District of South Carolina – 2019


College of Charleston – 2009

Charleston School of Law, J.D. – 2012

Professional Associations & Memberships

South Carolina Bar

Richland County Bar Association

South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

South Carolina Association for Justice

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

National College for DUI Defense


Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Criminal Defense, White-Collar – 2022

Steve joined Cavanaugh & Thickens in 2019. Before joining us, he worked with the Fifth Circuit Public Defender. As an attorney for the public defender, Steve defended a wide range of felony criminal allegations, successfully trying many cases to verdict.

Steve was raised in Orangeburg, and together with his wife and daughter, lives between his homes in Columbia and John’s Island. Primarily, Steve enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife, Meredith Ann, and daughter. However, when he can find a couple of spare hours, Steve enjoys fishing, hunting, and watching Gamecock athletics.

Through his prior litigation experience, Steve has gained a reputation for being an aggressive and capable lawyer. Whether your case is straightforward or complex, he possesses the experience and knowledge to provide you with the type of client-centered, results-driven representation for which Cavanaugh & Thickens is known.

South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers


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