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Mr. Timothy Clay Kulp

Mr. Timothy Clay Kulp

Kulp Law Firm
  • DUI & DWI, Criminal Law, White Collar Crime
  • South Carolina
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Timothy Kulp a native of South Carolina, born and raised in Columbia. Mr. Kulp is a graduate of the University of South Carolina, University of South Carolina School of Law and clerked for the Fifth Circuit Solicitor’s office while in law school. After graduating from law school he accepted a commission as a Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and served in the Miami, Florida division on the criminal reactive squad handling highjacking, extortion and bank robbery matters. In 1980 he moved to Charleston and accepted a position as an assistant solicitor with the Ninth Judicial Circuit Solicitor’s Office. Mr. Kulp was the Charleston City Prosecutor for three years thereafter, and during a period of time encompassing Hurricane Hugo, was the Isle of Palms Municipal Judge. Timothy Kulp was active in the formation of the South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and is a founding member of the National College for DUI Defense. He has represented clients in five death penalty cases. He is Board Certified in Criminal Trial Advocacy by the National Bureau of Legal Specialty Certification since 1999. He is counsel of record in over 100 federal criminal matters has represented clients in federal courts in Charleston, WV; Beaumont, Texas; and Atlanta, Georgia. He has spoken at CLEs in Missouri, Atlanta, Hilton Head, Columbia, Charleston, Myrtle Beach, Greenville, and Las Vegas. He has appeared in appellate matters before the SC Court of Appeals, the SC Supreme Court and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. He is A/V rated by Martindale Hubble. He has a 10.0 rating with and was selected as South Carolina Superlawyer for 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014

Practice Areas
  • DUI & DWI
  • Criminal Law
  • White Collar Crime
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Every case is different. We charge a fee, not to just get a client in the door, but to represent him or her effectively incorporating over three decades of experience
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
South Carolina
4th Circuit
  • English
Professional Experience
City Prosecutor and Police Legal Counsel
City of Charleston, South Carolina
Assistant Solicitor
Ninth Circuit Solictors Office
Special Agent
Served in the Miami, Florida Division
Municipal Judge
City of the Isle of Palms, South Carolina
University of South Carolina School of Law
J.D. (1978) | Law
University of South Carolina - Columbia
B.A. (1975) | Political Science
Activities: Student Legislature; Author of Senior Thesis, "Privacy and the Computerized Use of Information
Professional Associations
National College for DUI Defense
Founding Member
Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI
- Current
Charleston County Bar
- Current
National Board of Legal Specialty Certification
Board Certified Member in Criminal Trial Advocacy
- Current
South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Current
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Current
Specialist in Criminal Trial Advocacy
National Board of Legal Specialty Certification
Specialist in Criminal Law
American College of Board Certified Attorneys
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Kulp Law Firm
116 Church Street
3rd Floor
Charleston, SC 29401
Telephone: (843) 853-3310
Cell: (843) 697-6468
Fax: (843) 853-3310