South Carolina – 2012
United States District Court, District of South Carolina – 2019
College of Charleston – 2009
Charleston School of Law, J.D. – 2012
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
Steve joined Cavanaugh & Thickens in 2019. Before joining Cavanaugh & Thickens, he worked with the Fifth Circuit Public Defender in Columbia, South Carolina. As a lawyer with the public defender, Steve defended a wide range of felony criminal allegations and has successfully tried many criminal cases to verdict.
Steve was raised in Orangeburg, South Carolina where his family still resides. He and his wife, Meredith Ann live in Columbia, South Carolina with their dog Parker. Steve enjoys spending time with his wife. He also enjoys fishing, hunting, and watching Gamecock athletics.
Through his time litigating cases for the public defender’s office, Steve has gained a reputation as an aggressive, knowledgeable, and capable lawyer. Whether your case is straightforward or requires a sophisticated multi-faceted defense, Steve possesses the skills and knowledge necessary to provide you with the client-centered, results-driven representation for which Cavanaugh & Thickens is known.