A Strong, Experienced Advocate On Your Side

Aggressively defending our clients' rights and protecting their freedom.

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Focused On Getting You The Help You Need

I am William G. Yarborough, an experienced Greenville criminal lawyer. I understand the impact a criminal conviction can have on your personal and professional life. You can rely on me to aggressively fight to defend your rights and protect your freedom. I will tailor my defense strategy to your specific needs. To that end, I will always view you as a person in need of help rather than an entry in a computer database. I can often rely on my experience as a substance abuse counselor to provide advice and direction for clients whose addiction issues might ultimately be the root cause of their criminal behavior. I take a genuine interest in your well-being.

When So Much Is At Stake, You Need An Aggressive Criminal Defense Attorney

For most individuals, facing the criminal justice system can be a frustrating and frightening experience. Depending on the severity of the offense, you may face potentially devastating consequences, including:

Jail time
Community service
Loss of driving privileges

Depending on your chosen profession, a criminal conviction can mean more than simply a loss of a professional license, it could result in a change in career. You need a strong, experienced advocate on your side.

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Comprehensive Criminal Defense | Personal Service For Each Client

Throughout the history of my practice, I have defended clients facing a wide range of charges in both state and federal court. I represent clients who have been charged with state and federal crimes including:
Securities fraud
Health care fraud
Property crimes and theft
Sex offenses
DUI/drunk driving
Drug trafficking
Assault and other serious felonies
No matter the complexity of the case,
I provide personal service and individual attention.
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Past Experience As A Prosecutor And A Public Defender

As a former Assistant U.S. Attorney, state prosecutor and public defender, I have the past experience necessary to fight for the results that you want in your legal situation. I understand that sometimes bad things happen to good people, and I will fight diligently to help ensure that your life is not destroyed by a criminal conviction. Trust me to fight aggressively to protect you at every stage of the legal process.


3 Factors That Make Hiring A Private Criminal Defense Attorney Crucial

The difficulty of defending against criminal charges, the risk of wrongful conviction and the consequences of a conviction make hiring a lawyer advisable.

Each year, thousands of people in Greenville and other parts of South Carolina face accusations of criminal activity. In 2013 alone, over 99,000 people were arrested statewide…

Get The Help You Need |
Free Initial Consultations

If you need experienced criminal defense, do not hesitate to contact William G. Yarborough Attorney at Law.

Call 864-326-3026 or complete the online contact form to schedule your free initial consultation.

I offer structured fee arrangements with negotiable fees based on your charge. My office is conveniently located in downtown Greenville near the BI-LO Center.


Greenville, South Carolina State And Federal Criminal Defense