Tony Dessausure

Tony Dessausure

Columbia, South Carolina

Attorney Dessausure is a native of Columbia, South Carolina. He graduated from Dreher High School in 1988. While attending Dreher High School he participated in several athletic and social organizations. Mr. Dessausure then attended South Carolina State University where he graduated with honors and as a presidential scholar. He received his Juris Doctorate from North Carolina Central University, where he participated in numerous community and social organizations.

Areas of Practice

  • Car Accidents
  • Criminal Law
  • Wrongful Death
  • Personal Injury
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Negligence
  • Worker's Compensation

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, 1997


  • North Carolina Central University School of Law, Durham, North Carolina
    • Juris Doctorate - 1996
  • South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, South Carolina
    • Bachelor of Science - 1992
    • Honors: Presidential Scholar
    • Major: Criminal Justice
  • Dreher High School - 1988

Honors and Awards

  • South Carolina Bar Dewey Oxner Award- Mentor of the Year
  • American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys 10 Best
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100
  • National Trial Lawyers (Criminal Defense) Top 100
  • National Black Lawyers Top 100

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Bar Association, Member
  • American Association of Justice, Member
  • South Carolina Association of Justice, Member
  • South Carolina Criminal Defense Lawyers Assoc., Member
  • Richland County Bar Association, Member
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars, Member, 1991 - Present
  • Columbia Lawyers Association, Member
  • Federal Bar, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member, 1994 - Present
  • Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers , Member
  • National Black Lawyers Association, Member