Your Advocate

Injured? Accident? Accused?

Whatever legal issues you may be having, Hilliard Law Firm in Georgetown, SC is glad to be your representation and advocate when dealing with the intricacies of the legal system.

Here at Hilliard, we believe that "justice" is not only a word, or a concept - instead, it is what we seek every day to provide to you as one of our valued clients.

Professional, Experienced - Our Firm

Hilliard Law Firm, LLC is located in Georgetown, South Carolina directly across the street from the Georgetown Judicial Center. John Hilliard is the managing Attorney and he started his private practice in 2000 after many years with the Fifteenth Circuit Solicitor’s office.

While our attorneys focus their practice areas mostly on criminal defense, personal injury, family law and probate, our firm takes on cases in other areas of law on a case by case basis. Our firm has represented client’s on several different types of cases and we welcome your call to determine whether we can help you solve your problem, whatever it may be. Our firm uses a team approach where we work closely with clients to determine the preferred course of action while maintaining cost-effectiveness.

We listen closely to the client’s desires and work efficiently toward reaching each client’s desired outcome. Please call or e-mail us to set up your consultation today!

Justice and Decency

"Justice consists in doing no injury to men; decency in giving them no offense." Cicero

The Hilliard Team

Here at Hilliard Law Firm, we have put together an inspired, professional legal team that will work hard on your behalf.

John Hilliard, Owner

John has spent his entire 37 year legal career as an advocate of those who've found they needed help when faced with legal issues.

Sara Brinson, Attorney

Sara Brinson is an associate attorney at the Hilliard Law Firm, LLC and focuses on family and criminal law. Sara was born and raised in historic Charleston, SC and attended First Baptist High School located in downtown Charleston. She obtained her Bachelors of Science in Psychology at Tulane University in New Orleans, LA. Sara attended law school on a full scholarship at the University of South Carolina School of Law and graduated Cum Laude. During her time at USC Law she was awarded five CALI Awards in Evidence, Legal Research and Writing I, Commercial Speech Seminar, Criminal Adjudication, and Electronic Discovery. The CALI Award is given to a student for obtaining the highest grade in a class. Sara is a member of the South Carolina Bar and is ready to enthusiastically and zealously represent her clients.

Jonathan M. Autuori, Paralegal

Born and raised in Fairfield, Connecticut, Jonathan served honorably for nearly 8 years in the U.S. Army, and Connecticut and SC National Guards, earning the Combat Infantryman Badge while deployed in Afghanistan. Afterwards, he attended H.G.T.C. in Myrtle Beach receiving his A.A.S. in Paralegal / Legal Assistant Studies (Cum Laude) along with earning a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies - Law and Society - at Coastal Carolina University (Cum Laude).

Practice Areas

Criminal Defense

Hilliard Law Firm, LLC believe that by conducting an in-depth investigation and analysis of the facts and defenses of every client’s case, we can achieve the best results possible. The South Carolina criminal lawyers and associates at our law office who are knowledgeable in the law and personally committed to each client.

Personal Injury

When you are injured in an accident you have two choices: you can rely on an insurance company to provide you with a settlement or you can call an injury attorney and take legal action. Before you make this choice it is important to remember that insurance companies serve their own best interests and are dedicated to increasing their profits.

Family Law

Hilliard Law Firm, LLC is a SC family law firm providing straightforward legal advice and zealous representation to individuals throughout Myrtle Beach, Georgetown, Charleston SC and surrounding communities. The firm offers comprehensive family law services, advocating on behalf of clients in cases involving a wide variety of complex family law issues.


Whether you simply have some legal questions or are looking for representation in trial, using a South Carolina lawyer may increase the chances of a better outcome for your case. At Hilliard Law Firm, LLC, you’ll work directly with an attorney as part of our goal to pay personal attention on your case.

Street Address

We are directly across the street from the Georgetown County Library.

408 Cleland Street
Georgetown, South Carolina

Phone: 843-527-1500 (Click to call now)
Fax: 843-527-1400 (Click to Fax)

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