• Attorney

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Laura Hiller is an associate attorney with Axelrod & Associates who focuses her practice on criminal defense throughout the state of South Carolina. Mrs. Hiller received her undergraduate degree from Clemson University, graduating magna cum laude with a B.A. in English. Mrs. Hiller attended law school at the Charleston School of Law and received her Juris Doctor in 2007. While in law school, Laura worked with both the Darlington County Public Defender’s office and the for the Federal Public Defender’s office in Charleston, South Carolina.

Mrs. Hiller was admitted to the South Carolina bar in May 2008 and has focused her career on defending those who have been accused and charged with crimes. She has represented individuals in receiving basic traffic infractions, misdemeanor charges and serious felonies. Mrs. Hiller is admitted to practice in all South Carolina courts and has appeared in court throughout the Grand Strand, Pee Dee, Low County and the Upstate.

Mrs. Hiller is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, a member of the American Association of Premier Defense Attorneys, a former member of South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the former Treasurer of the Horry County Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Mrs. Hiller has received certification for the Standard Field Sobriety Tests and has completed extensive training on the Datamaster, DMT and the science of evidential breath alcohol testing. She is a graduate of the rigorous Trial Practice Institute program, which is offered by the National Criminal Defense College. This program allowed Mrs. Hiller to hone her courtroom skills and provided her with advanced jury trial training and experience. Mrs. Hiller is also a member of the Horry County Bar Association and the Coastal Women’s Law Association.

In her free time, Mrs. Hiller enjoys the beauty of the coast with her husband and three Cavalier King Charles Spaniels: Charley and Joey.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Standard Field Sobriety Test
  • Trial Practice Institute program, National Criminal Defense College

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, 2008


  • Charleston School of Law, Charleston, South Carolina
    • Juris Doctor - 2007
  • Clemson University
    • B.A.
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: English

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • Horry County Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Former Treasurer
  • Horry County Bar Association, Member
  • Greenville Bar Association, Member
  • Coastal Women’s Law Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Associate Attorney at Frederick Defense Firm
  • Partner at Hiller & Hiller, PA in Myrtle Beach and Greenville, South Carolina