The focus of my practice is on discretion, the needs of my client and the unique circumstances of their legal case.

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Cindy S. Crick


Cindy Crick is an attorney at Cindy Crick Law, LLC and focuses her practice on Title IX/Student Misconduct Issues, Criminal Defense, and Government and Internal Investigations. She worked at Nelson Mullins after serving as Chief of Staff for Representative Trey Gowdy in the United States House of Representatives. Before that she was a state prosecutor for 8 years in the Seventh Circuit Solicitor's Office in Spartanburg, SC. While there, she spearheaded the Violence Against Women Task Force and gained valuable experience in prosecuting cases involving criminal domestic violence, sexual assault and HIV exposure, and domestic homicide. Cindy has extensive first-chair trial experience, a background in the scientific and technical issues of complex cases, and experience in co-prosecuting a capital murder case. 


  • University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina
    • J.D. - 2002
    • Honors: The Order of Barristers, Moot Court Bar
  • Hollins University, Roanoke, Virginia
    • B.A. - 1994
    • Major: Biology

Classes & Seminars

  • Year End CLE - Criminal Justice Reform Update, Greenville County Bar Assoc.
  • Engaging Public Officials - Advocacy 101, Chamber Political Leadership Institute

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Spartanburg Homeless Court , 2019 to Present
  • Pro Bono Case Referrals, 2019 to Present
  • Leadership Greenville - "State Government Day" Volunteer Coordinator
  • Greenville Humane Society Board

Past Positions

  • Nelson, Mullins, Riley and Scarborough, Of Counsel, 2019 to 2020
  • U.S. House of Representatives, Chief of Staff, 2011 to 2019
  • Seventh Circuit Solicitor's Office, Assistant Solicitor, 2002 to 2010


  • English

Ancillary Businesses

  • Guardian ad Litem

Current Employment Position

  • Attorney

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense
  • Title IX/Student Misconduct
  • Post-Conviction Relief

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, 2002
  • U.S. District Court District of South Carolina, 2019


  • Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2020 -- Present
  • ATIXA Certification - Civil Rights Investigator Level I

Professional Associations

  • South Carolina Bar Association, Member, 2002 to Present
  • SC Association for Justice, Member, 2021 to Present