Adam Young & Kelley Young, law partners and owners of Young & Young, Attorneys at Law, are excited to announce they were rated by Super Lawyers as 2019 South Carolina Rising Stars. The Rising Stars list recognizes no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in the state of South Carolina. Both Kelley & Adam were rated as Top Criminal Defense Attorneys in Charleston, South Carolina based on a number of factors, including peer recognition and professional achievement in legal practice.
Adam Young also has an AV Preeminent* rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Adam was selected as a member of The National Trial Lawyers Top 100, which is an invitation-only organization that recognizes the top 100 trial lawyers in each state. During law school, Adam worked for the Navy JAG, NCIS division in Washington, DC and also clerked for the United States Attorney's Office in Charleston. After law school, Adam began his legal career at the 9th Circuit Solicitor's Office where he handled violent crimes ranging from domestic violence to murder. He started his own criminal defense and personal injury law firm in 2012. Adam is also the legal advisor for Hunting for Healing Inc., which is a charitable organization aimed at providing positive outdoor events and hunts for disabled United States military veterans and spouses. Adam counsels the organization on legal issues to ensure Hunting for Healing can best serve the military community. Adam also works as a prosecutor for the city of Folly Beach.
Kelley Young grew up in the Lowcountry and after graduating magna cum laude from law school, she immediately moved back to the area to join the 9th Circuit Solicitor's Office. Kelley practiced as an Assistant Solicitor in Charleston for several years, where she was selected to focus primarily on litigating violent crimes and larger narcotics cases towards the end of her prosecution career. Kelley left the prosecutor's office when she was appointed by the Governor of South Carolina to become a Magistrate Judge for Charleston County. As a Magistrate Judge, Kelley gained invaluable experience by holding bond hearings, preliminary hearings, traffic court as well as eviction hearings for all of Charleston County. Because of her passion to fight for others in the Lowcountry where she grew up, Kelley resigned as a Magistrate Judge to join Adam Young in private practice. When she is not working for her personal injury or criminal defense clients, Kelley prosecutes cases for the City of Folly Beach. Kelley also volunteers as an advisor for Chi Omega Sorority at the College of Charleston and is a member of the Junior League of Charleston.
Kelley and Adam’s litigation background and unique experience make them strong advocates for all of their clients. Young & Young is a family-owned and operated law firm in Charleston, SC primarily focusing on criminal defense matters, DUI cases, and personal injury (Plaintiff) cases. For additional information, visit www.adamyounglawfirm.com, or follow the firm on Instagram (youngandyoungattorneys), Facebook (Young & Young, Attorneys at Law), & Twitter (@Lawyers_Crim_PI).