Attorney Profiles

Meet the team behind your defense: Dive into our attorney profiles to learn more about the education and experience that make Lacey Thompson and Laura Hiller the formidable advocates you want in your corner.

Education

J.D., University of South Carolina Law, 2013

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

South Carolina, 2013

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

South Carolina Bar Association 

Member Since: 2013

South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 

Member Since: 2014

Former 15th Circuit Representative 

Lacey Thompson

Laura L. Hiller

Education

J.D., Charleston School of Law, 2007

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice 

South Carolina, 2008

Professional & Bar Association Memberships 

South Carolina Bar Association 

Member Since: 2008

South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 

Education

J.D., University of South Carolina Law, 2021

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

South Carolina, 2021

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

South Carolina Bar Association 

South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 

United States District Court: District of South Carolina  

Caroline Latimer

Paralegals

Meet the keystones of your legal support: Explore our paralegal profiles to learn more about the skills and dedication that make Mindi Ellison and Paige Hale the essential allies you need on your legal journey. With their knowledge in criminal defense, keen eye for detail, and unwavering commitment to client service, they are instrumental in preparing your case and guiding you through the complexities of the legal process. Whether in client communication, legal research, or document preparation, Mindi and Paige offer the kind of passionate support that turns our legal team into a powerhouse of defense.

Mindi Ellison is an exceptional paralegal in criminal defense. While attorneys Lacey and Laura are often front-and-center in the courtroom, Mindi thrives in an office setting where she can engage directly with clients and guide them through the intricacies of the legal process. A dedicated mother of one, Mindi balances her professional life with a personal love for Dave Matthews concerts, embodying a well-rounded approach to both her career and personal life.

Mindi Ellison

Mindi Ellison

Paige Hale

Paige Hale became a part of our criminal defense team as a legal assistant in 2021. Though she had prior experience in a law firm, her role here ignited a newfound passion for criminal defense. Eager to continuously expand her knowledge, Paige is committed to providing invaluable assistance to both our clients and attorneys. Outside of the office, she enjoys maintaining an active lifestyle through working out and cherishes quality time spent at her family’s lake house in the upstate region.