Amy Lawrence is a Myrtle Beach Criminal Defense attorney who has been featured on MTV's Teen Mom 2 as well as the Dr. Phil Show as a subject matter expert. She is also a frequent contributor to local TV stations and radio shows for the Myrtle Beach listening area.
Amy graduated with a B.A. in English from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro cum laude. While at UNC she was president of the college Republicans, was a featured published writer in The Coraddi, and sat on the advisory board for the English Society.
Once she obtained her undergraduate degrees, Ms. Lawrence was attended the Appalachian School of Law and pursued her Juris Doctorate. She was also invited to attend a semester at the prestigious Oxford University in England, where she pursued courses in Advanced Torts.
During law school, Amy was an active participant in the Student Bar Association, sat on the advisory committee for the ASL Association of Women in Law, was President of Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity, and volunteered time with local non-profit organizations. Ms. Lawrence received a variety of awards, including The Community Service Award, AWIL’s Leadership of Tomorrow Award and the L. Anthony Sutin Award in honor of Public Interest Work.
Ms. Lawrence served a clerkship with the Horry County 15th District Solicitor’s Office where she began to obtain a deep understanding of the Horry County Justice system.
Amy is admitted to practice in all South Carolina Courts and is a Certified Guardian ad Litem for Family Law Cases. She has represented several high profile criminal cases and has successfully litigated many personal injury settlements. She has been named to the top 40 under 40 lawyers in South Carolina and the Top 100 lawyers in South Carolina by the National Trial Lawyers. Amy also serves as a Board Member to the Appalachian School of Law Alumni Association.