Michael Charles Sahn

Michael Charles Sahn

Location:
Charleston, South Carolina
Phone:
(843) 856-2222
(800) 481-1169
Fax:
(843) 971-0991
Email:

Attorney Michael C. Sahn was raised in the Charleston area. After graduating from Porter-Gaud School in 1998, he obtained his Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Virginia, where he was a merit scholar. He then went on to receive his Juris Doctorate from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2007, where he graduated cum laude. Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Sahn was inducted into the Order of the Wig and Robe, which recognizes law students with the most outstanding academic records.

From 2007 to 2011, Mr. Sahn was an Assistant Solicitor for South Carolina's 9th Judicial Circuit, which includes Charleston and Berkeley Counties. He quickly became the lead DUI prosecutor for Charleston County, handling thousands of DUI cases ranging from DUI 1st Offense all the way up to Felony DUI Involving Death. Mr. Sahn also gained extensive trial experience handling a wide variety of other criminal offenses, including murder, armed robbery, rape, drug offenses, assault and battery, and traffic offenses. He received many successful trial verdicts during his tenure as a prosecutor.

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Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • Driving Under the Influence
  • Personal Injury
  • Family Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, 2007
  • U.S. District Court District of South Carolina, 2011

Education

  • University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina
    • J.D. cum laude - 2007
    • Honors: Order of the Wig and Robe
    • Law Journal: Real Property, Probate and Trust Journal, Staff member, 2005 - 2007
  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
    • B.S. - May, 2002
    • Honors: Merit Scholar
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Commerce-Finance

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • South Carolina Bar Association, Member, 2007 - Present
  • Charleston Bar Association, Member, 2007 - Present
  • Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 for South Carolina, ASLA, 2014

Past Employment Positions

  • Ninth Circuit Solicitor's Office, Assistant Solicitor, 2007 - 2011

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Kappa Sigma