John Crangle is an Experienced, Aggressive, and Proven Criminal Defense Attorney

John Crangle represents clients charged with criminal offenses: from traffic-tickets to murder. He has tried 10+ jury-trials in General Sessions State Court as the lead attorney and many more bench trials. 

John focuses his practice on DUI Defense, Criminal Defense, and Personal Injury. He has tried DUI and criminal trials to not-guilty verdicts.

After a client was injured in a motorcycle wreck, Crangle Law Firm LLC recovered a personal injury settlement of $100,000 in under four months. 

John was born in Columbia, SC and grew up in Columbia. He attended Clemson University and Emory Law School. After graduating from Emory Law, with honors, he worked at the Greenville Public Defender’s Office. As an Assistant Public Defender, John represented clients facing charges of murder, drug trafficking, criminal sexual conduct, DUI, domestic violence, fraud, and many other charges. 

John entered private practice in 2016 and worked as an associate with a local law-office until 2019, when John founded Crangle Law Firm LLC. 

In his free time, John spends time with his wife and two young boys, watching Clemson Football, playing soccer, and bowling. He lives in Greenville with his family. 




  • South Carolina Court Administration Magistrate Intensive Training Seminar, 2018
    • Instructor on Hearsay and Confrontation Clause Issues
  • National Mock Trial Tournament Commenting Judge, 2013 & 2016

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