Firm Overview

For most individuals, facing the criminal justice system can be a frustrating and frightening experience. Depending on the severity of the offense, individuals face potentially devastating consequences such as jail time, restitution, fines, probation, community service or the loss of driving privileges. Depending on your chosen profession, a criminal conviction can mean more than simply a loss of a professional license, it could result in a change in career. You need a strong, experienced advocate on your side.

I am William G. Yarborough, an experienced Greenville criminal lawyer. I understand the impact a criminal conviction can have on my clients' personal and professional lives. My clients rely on me to aggressively fight to defend their rights and protect their freedom. I will tailor my defense strategy to the specific needs of the client. To that end, I will always see my clients as people in need of help rather than an entry in a computer database. I can often rely on my experience as a substance abuse counselor to provide advice and direction for clients whose addiction issues might ultimately be the root cause of their criminal behavior. I take a genuine interest in my clients' well-being.

South Carolina White Collar Crime Lawyer

Throughout the history of my practice, I have defended clients facing a wide range of charges. From white collar crimes, to DUI, to drug crimes and beyond, I provide personal service and individual attention no matter the complexity of the case.

As an Assistant U.S. Attorney, state prosecutor and public defender, I have the past experience as a criminal lawyer to fight for the results that you want in your legal situation. I understand that sometimes bad things happen to good people, and I will fight diligently to ensure that my clients' lives aren't destroyed by a criminal conviction. Trust me to fight aggressively to protect you at every stage of the legal process.

Main Office

Main Office
522 North Church Street
Greenville SC 29601


(864) 326-3026



Criminal Defense


Sex Crimes

Bill Yarborough

William G. Yarborough Attorney at Law

My name is William G. Yarborough, and I dedicate the full attention of my firm to shielding clients from the full force of the criminal justice system. I will personally handle all aspects of your case from a preliminary hearing to a trial, bond reduction or dismissal. I have tried cases at all levels of court (federal, state and magistrate), and I pride myself on being available to my clients.

With a master's degree in management, advanced degree in theology and more than 100 hours of study in substance abuse training, mixed with my background in criminal law, I have a keen understanding of why things happen when they happen and this allows for multifaceted outcomes in criminal cases. I understand that being charged with a crime is a serious, delicate matter which may require either an aggressive or a discreet way of handling your case.

I understand that each case and every client is unique. For this reason, I view every client as an individual in need of help and guidance rather than a database entry. I take a personal interest in the well-being and stability of my clients. Bad things happen to good people. When you need an experienced defense lawyer on your side, count on me for personal service and individual attention throughout your case.


University of South Carolina
B.A. Political Science,

University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina

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