davidbioshotAttorney David Aylor

Since 2007 David Aylor has been building a thriving law practice in the Lowcountry of South Carolina, establishing a dynamic and experienced presence in the region. Local and national media outlets have routinely solicited his legal analysis and opinions. His extensive criminal and civil casework has been featured on networks and publications such as:

Professional Experience

In addition to succeeding as a criminal defense attorney and civil litigator, David is the acting Prosecutor for the City of Hanahan, SC. Prior to this appointment, he served as Assistant Solicitor in the Ninth Circuit Solicitor’s Office for Charleston County. David’s participation in the government sector provides him with a comprehensive view of how the law works on both sides of the courtroom. Being exposed to this unique perspective better equips David to ensure that his clients are treated fairly, giving him an advantage in the courtroom.

David also clerked for the SC Senate Judiciary Committee under Sen. Glenn McConnell, as well as clerking for US Magistrate Judge Robert S. Carr (ret.) and criminal attorney Andrew J. Savage, III here in Charleston.

David has an AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale Hubbell, and was featured at a SuperLawyers Rising Star for 2014 & 2015.

Seminars and Presentations

  • Instructor at the College of Charleston, Criminal and Civil Law
  • Instructor at Trident Technical College, Criminal and Civil Law
  • Instructor for Charleston Association of Legal Assistants(CALA) – “Investigating the Witness” Seminar
  • Instructor for South Carolina Bar: Family Law Issues Pro Bono Seminar
  • Speaker for South Carolina Bar CLE: A Critical Criminal Analysis of Bitcoin, February 2014
  • Speaker at the North American Bitcoin Conference: “Is Bitcoin Dirtier than Real Money? A Critical Criminal Analysis of Bitcoin. January 2014
  • Speaker at Trident Literacy Center: Legal issues Forum November 2012
  • Speaker at The Bastiat Society: Charleston, South Carolina
  • Speaker at Trident United Way/Prosperity Center Expungement Clinic, May 2014
  • Speaker at Cryptolina Bitcoin Expo, Raleigh, NC, August 2014
  • Speaker at Republican Liberty Caucus, September 2014

Civic and Community Service

  • Volunteer judge for the Charleston School of Law Moot Court Acting member of the South Carolina Bar Pro Bono Program
  • Participant in the Attorney Assistance Program at The College of Charleston and MUSC (which provides free consultations, legal advice and discounted rates for students)
  • Hanahan Elementary Lunch Buddies Mentoring Program Supporter and donor to the Charleston YMCA
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars Association
  • The Native American Children’s Fund
  • The Miracle Hill Rescue Missions
  • Member of SC Association for Justice
  • Serves on the board of Push Up and Up, a push-up competition to support proven programs in dropout prevention


College of Charleston, B.S., Political Science, 2002
University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 2006

Bar Admissions

Licensed in all South Carolina State Courts
U.S. District Court District of South Carolina
U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

David Aylor has worked on cases in South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Virginia, West Virginia, and New York, and Massachusetts.




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