Skilled Representation In Drug Cases
Drug addiction is a serious problem in the United States. Unfortunately, prosecutors often focus on punishment rather than treatment for offenders. As a result, our prisons are filled with people who need treatment, not incarceration.
Attorney Michael O’Connell is prepared to keep a drug arrest from ruining your life. From his experience as both a public and federal defender, he understands how drug cases are handled in South Carolina state and federal courts. If you are charged with a drug offense, call Stirling & O’Connell for reliable and knowledgeable defense.
Fighting Drug Charges
While possession of a small amount of marijuana is a misdemeanor, most drug charges in South Carolina are felonies. To protect your future and your civil rights, it’s important to seek the counsel of an experienced defense attorney as soon as possible. No one would want a felony conviction on their record.
Stirling & O’Connell defends clients against all types of drugs charges, including:
- Possession of marijuana, cocaine, heroin, meth and other drugs
- Possession of opioid-based pain relievers without a prescription
- Possession with intent to distribute
- Drug manufacturing
- Drug trafficking
Always Seeking Successful Outcomes
Attorney Michael O’Connell will conduct a detailed investigation into the circumstances of your arrest. Most drug arrests result from a search following a traffic or another stop. However, if the police did not have a legal reason for stopping you, all evidence gathered after the stop may be suppressed.
Mr. O’Connell has established a track record of successful outcomes in drug and other criminal cases. His goal is to protect your rights and your future.