Colleton County Public Defender's Office

Placement Description:

One of 5 counties within the 14th Circuit, SC, Public Defender’s Office.  We represent indigent clients charged with crimes.

Description of Student Work:

Research, some client contact, some investigations. Trial prep, some trial preliminary hearing assistance.

Student Preference:

No Preference

Semester Participation:

Summer, Fall & Spring


Mr. David Mathews , Chief Public Defender


115 Benson Street

Walterboro, South Carolina 29408

Phone: (843) 549-1633