John J. McCauley

John J. McCauley

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John J. McCauley joined Davis Frawley, LLC as a partner in 2004 after practicing in his own firm for over 20 years.

McCauley is a 1983 graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Law and a 1977 graduate of Florida State University . Prior to entering private practice, McCauley served as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Julius Baggett in 1983-84. Additionally, McCauley was an Assistant Solicitor in Lexington County 's 11th Judicial Circuit in 1984-85.

McCauley is a member of the South Carolina and Lexington County Bars and is fully licensed to appear before the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina and the United States 4th Circuit Court of Appeals. He is also a Member and a Founder of the South Carolina Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. John served two three year terms on the Board of Governor’s of SCDLA. He is a member of the South Carolina Association for Justice, (f/k/a South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association), having served on its Board of Governors from 1994 to 2001. He is also a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates. McCauley served as the Chairman of the 11th Judicial Circuit Fee Dispute Committee from 1993 through 2006. He has also served as Committee Chairman for the Lexington County Bar Association in the areas of Common Pleas, General Sessions and Family Court. He currently serves on the Judicial Qualifications Committee for the South Carolina Bar and is a member of the Columbia Downtown YMCA Advisory Board of Directors, where he serves as Chairman of the Membership Committee. John has been a speaker and presenter at CLE’s on the issue of professional ethics and attorney’s fees. 

A native of the Columbia, SC metropolitan area, McCauley currently practices in the areas of criminal defense, domestic relations, wrongful death, personal injury and general litigation. McCauley currently resides in Columbia with his wife of 31 years, the former Lenni Thompson. They are the proud parents of a daughter, Kate, who is married and also resides in the Columbia area. In his spare time, John is an avid outdoorsman, particularly enjoying offshore fishing, hunting and travel.

Education

Florida State University, 1977, University of South Carolina School of Law, 1983.

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John J. McCauley

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