Sumter County Public Defender Information

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Sumter County Public Defender representation is available for individuals charged with crimes in the General Session Court as well as Juveniles charged with crimes in the Family Court and individuals charged with DUI 1st and DV 3rd degree in the Sumter Co. Magistrate court or the City of Sumter Municipal Court.

To complete an application for Counsel in General Session Court or for a Juvenile Charge in the Family Court of Sumter County please go to the Sumter County Public Defender’s Office located in the Sumter County Judicial Center at 215 N. Harvin Street, Rm # 151, Sumter, SC. Due along with all applications is a $40.00 application fee; this fee is required by state law and is non-refundable


Please note that Juvenile Applications require information from the Juveniles Parent or Guardian.

Sumter Co. Public Defender(s)


Jason Bridges, Asst. Public Defender
Sumter County Judicial Center
215 North Harvin St, RM 151
Sumter, South Carolina 29150
(803) 436-2424


Allen Jack Barnes, Asst. Public Defender
Sumter County Judicial Center
215 North Harvin St, RM 151
Sumter, South Carolina 29150
(803) 436-2424


Kathryn McGrady, Asst. Public Defender
Sumter County Judicial Center
215 North Harvin St, RM 151
Sumter, South Carolina 29150
(803) 436-2424

Philip Little Jr., Asst. Public Defender
Sumter County Judicial Center
215 North Harvin St, RM 151
Sumter, South Carolina 29150
(803) 436-2424


Calvin K. Hastie, Sr., Mag. Court & Juvenile Asst. Public Defender
Hastie Law Firm
7 East Hampton Avenue
Sumter, South Carolina 29150
(803)774-7776

Timothy W. Murphy, Chief Public Defender
Kolb & Murphy Law Office
107 North Main Street
Sumter, South Carolina 29150
(803) 418-0800


Michael D. Routzong, Asst. Public Defender
Sumter County Judicial Center
215 North Harvin St, RM 151
Sumter, South Carolina 29150
(803) 436-2424


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