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About Our Attorney - Nick Lavery

C. Nicholas Lavery

c_nicholas_lavery.jpgNick Lavery is a native of South Carolina and has lived and worked in Clemson for over eighteen years.  He has worked for the 13th Judicial Circuit Solicitor's Office (Greenville and Pickens Counties) and the 10th Judicial Circuit Solicitor's Office (Anderson and Oconee Counties).   As an Assistant Solicitor, Nick prosecuted a wide range of cases from murders to drug charges to traffic offenses.

He graduated from Furman University and the Mississippi College School of Law.  After leaving the Solicitor’s Office, Nick joined Olson, Smith, Jordan and Cox, P.A. in 2002 and worked primarily in the Clemson Office.  He became a partner in 2005 and eventually the firm name was changed to Smith, Jordan and Lavery.

In 2019, Nick started his own firm which is still based in Clemson.  Nick continues to represent clients in the areas of Criminal Defense including DUI as well as other charges related to alcohol and drugs.  Additionally, Nick also handles civil cases concerning Personal Injury, Automobile/Motorcycle Accidents and Workers' Compensation and Commercial and Residential Real Estate Closings throughout the State of South Carolina.

National College for DUI defense

Areas of Practice:

  • DUI (Driving Under The Influence)
  • Underage Drinking
  • Drug Charges
  • Criminal Defense
  • Civil Litigation
  • Automobile / Motorcycle / Trucking Accidents
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Real Estate

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More About Clemson DUI Defense Attorney, Nick Lavery:

Bar Admissions:

1999 -South Carolina

2002 -U.S. District Court District
of South Carolina, 2002



1998 - JD: Mississippi College School of Law

Suffolk University Law School - Dean's lIst

1993 - BA, History: Furman University

Professional Associations and Memberships:

South Carolina Bar Association

South Carolina Association for Justice

American Association for Justice

President of the Pickens County Bar Association

National College of DUI Defense


Past Employment Positions:

10th Judicial Circuit Solicitor’s Office for Anderson and Oconee Counties in South Carolina