Shaun Kent

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Shaun Kent

Shaun Kent has been practicing law in the State of South Carolina for the preceding 20 years. From simple Assault and Battery to Murder, Shaun has defended and tried almost every type of case imaginable.​

A scholarship soccer player, Shaun graduated from the University of South Carolina Aiken in 1996 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a dual major in Political Science and Speech Communication. Thereafter, he attended the Thomas M. Cooley School of Law in Lansing, Michigan where he graduated Cum Laude and received his Juris Doctorate in 2000. While in law school, Shaun was editor of the Law Review and participated in and won numerous national Moot Court competitions.

In my career I've...

Had a million dollar verdict.

Had a million dollar settlement.

Prosecuted a murder trial to a guilty verdict.

Defended a murder trial to not guilty verdict.

Tried and won multiple federal cases.

Tried many cases in other states. 

Tried multiple Worker’s Comp cases.

Tried multiple Juvenile cases.

Tried multiple Divorce cases. 

Tried a case with a master in equity. 

Tried hundreds of magistrate court case.

After Law School

After graduating from law school, Kent returned to Aiken, South Carolina and taught criminal law at a local university. He served as a Public Defender for Aiken before leaving and going to Charleston, South Carolina to serve as Assistant Solicitor under the late Ralph Hoisington. As a prosecutor, Kent was tasked with the responsibility of overseeing and training young prosecutors, as well as handling complex murder and high profile drug cases. Since leaving the prosecutor’s office, Kent has primarily practiced in Manning, South Carolina focusing on criminal defense as well as some personal injury work. Shaun has been invited by many attorneys all over the country to help try complex criminal cases.

In 2012, Kent opened his own law firm, Kent Law Firm. Shaun married the love of his life, Xeniya, in 2017. The two are blessed with two Pomeranians, Clark and Sparty.

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