Richard A. HarpootlianRichard A. Harpootlian, P.A.P.O. Box 10901410 Laurel StreetColumbia, South Carolina 29202, U.S.A.
Criminal Defense, Civil Litigation
Bio• Clemson University, B.A. • University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D. • Former Solicitor and Chief Homicide Prosecutor, Fifth Circuit Solicitor's Office (District Attorney's Office) • Member (1986-1991), Richland County Council • Party Chairman (1998-2003), South Carolina Democratic Party; Delegate (1992, 1996, 2000), National Democratic Conventions • Former Adjunct Professor of Law, University of South Carolina School of Law • Has appeared on numerous national news programs, including 60 Minutes II with Dan Rather, 60 Minutes with Leslie Stahl, ABC Nightly News, NBC Nightly News, Dateline NBC, and various CNN, MSNBC, CNBC and Fox News broadcasts • Frequently quoted in several national publications such as TIME Magazine, the NY Times, the Boston Globe and Los Angeles Times • Past Chairman, Criminal Law Section, South Carolina Bar Association • Former member, South Carolina Bar's Board of Grievance and Discipline • Has served on the South Carolina Chief Justice's Blue Ribbon Committee on Docketing