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Upstate Criminal Lawyer John Crangle protects your rights. Learning you or a loved one is being investigated or charged with a criminal offense can be devastating. Our government promise of “innocent until proven guilty” seems empty. When facing criminal allegations, you need compassionate and unyielding legal representation to protect your rights. We work to ensure you have the best possible experience dealing with the legal system.

We are a boutique client-focused firm. John personally handles each case, not some associate. Crangle Law Firm proudly represents clients across Upstate South Carolina including: Anderson, Greenville, Pickens, Oconee, Spartanburg, and other counties.

Crangle Law Firm proudly serves Greenville, South Carolina, and the surrounding areas. Everyone deserves justice. When you are facing charges of a criminal nature, you deserve an advocate who will fight tirelessly to ensure fair treatment and that your case is thoroughly evaluated. We’re ready to help you through this difficult time.


The firm’s founder, John Crangle has dedicated his entire legal career to defending the rights of those accused of crimes.

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Whether you’re facing your first DUI or need assistance in a complex domestic violence case, we have the legal experience to help you face these allegations. We work hard to protect your constitutional rights and fight for fairness on your behalf.

Crangle Law Firm provides personalized attention from a Greenville criminal defense attorney. You will have direct access for counsel on your case when you need it most. Contacting our offices as soon as possible will allow us to begin working quickly to ensure you are prepared for any investigation, hearing, or other legal proceeding. Many times, our work at the beginning of a case successfully leads to reduced or dropped charges.

What We Do

Crangle Law Firm has helped over 1000+ clients. We handle: DUI Defense, Felony Charges, Failure to Stop for a Blue Light, Domestic Violence Defense, Assault and Battery, Drug Charges, Shoplifting, Gun Charges, White Color Crimes, Bond Hearings, Violations of Probation

Why Do I Need A Criminal Lawyer?

Two reasons: EXPERIENCE & TIME

Experience: John has focused on criminal defense for over 8 years. After law school, John worked as an assistant public defender for 4 years in Greenville County. John has practiced before all of the Circuit Judges for Greenville, Pickens, Anderson, Spartanburg, & Oconee County. John has professional relationships with over 60+ prosecutors in Upstate South Carolina. Greenville Criminal Defense Attorney John Crangle has personally handled 400+ clients charged with DUI.

Time: Building a good criminal defense is like building a house. If you do it quick it won’t last. Criminal Defense takes time. Time interviewing witnesses, researching the law, developing defenses, reviewing the evidence, & preparing for trial. While we can’t win every case, we strive for the best result in each case.



Crangle Law Firm focuses on results. Not every case may be dismissed or won at jury-trial. However, sentences can be reduced, pre-trial intervention programs may be available, or felony charges dropped.

With over 1000+ clients represented, Greenville Criminal Lawyer John Crangle knows what is reasonable in each case. He knows what a good plea offer is, and more importantly what a bad plea offer is. John advises clients throughout the process.

A bad criminal defense attorney in Greenville will tell a client what they want to hear. Crangle Law Firm tells clients what the NEED to hear. We’re honest with our clients from the start to the finish.


Criminal Lawyer John Crangle has defended clients facing criminal charges for over 8 years. He is an experienced trial attorney. As a public defender, John handled serious felony cases. In addition, he has served as an associate attorney to a local law firm specializing in DUI defense. John earned a reputation for fighting zealously for criminal defendants. He would be happy to assist you with your criminal matter. Contact him today at Crangle Law Firm to discuss how he can help.