Alex Apostolou

Alex brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the practice of law. Prior to being a lawyer, Alex successfully owned and operated the Lite Affair Cafe in Downtown Charleston for 9 years. His years in the restaurant business taught him the value of personal service, attention to detail, and customer service.

Alex received his Bachelor’s degree in History from the University of Georgia and his Juris Doctorate from Campbell University in Raleigh, NC. In law school, Alex was ranked the Top Speaker in his class and was a recipient of both the Cook Scholarship and the North Carolina Bar Scholarship. Following law school, Alex served as an Assistant Solicitor for the Ninth Judicial Circuit In Charleston County, SC, where he prosecuted in both General Sessions and Juvenile Courts. As a Solicitor, Alex focused on prosecuting violent crimes, gun-related offenses, and Drug Offenses.

In 2005, Alex entered private practice and opened his own firm, specializing in criminal defense and personal injury litigation. In Criminal court, Alex has defended against charges of Murder, Armed Robbery, Home Invasion, DUI, Drug Offenses, Burglary, Criminal Domestic Violence, and Crimes against Property.

Alex has also successfully handled numerous personal injury cases, including automobile accidents, slips and falls, workers’ compensation, and wrongful death claims. He has recovered over 10 million dollars for his injured clients.

He has lived in Greece and traveled extensively in Europe, South America, Africa, and Asia. He spent 6 months traveling Africa from Egypt to Zimbabwe. He lives in Mt. Pleasant with his wife and two children.

Education & Bar Admissions

  • University of Georgia, B.S.
  • Campbell University, J.D.
  • South Carolina Bar
  • Federal Bar, District of South Carolina

Awards

Proudly serving the community since 2003

Top 10 Best Criminal Law Attorneys in South Carolina

American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys

The National Trial Lawyers Top 100

Top 10% of Lawyers in the USA

Lawyers of Distinction

Client Champion 2019

Top 10 Best DUI Attorneys in South Carolina

American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys

Lawyers of Distinction 2019

Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys in South Carolina

National Trial Lawyers

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