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Christopher Fedalei

Christopher Fedalei

DUI & Criminal Defense Lawyer. Managing Partner, FR Law LLC
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence
  • South Carolina
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Chris was born in Hawaii to a military family but was raised in Spartanburg, SC. He attended Spartanburg High School before double majoring in Political Science and Philosophy at the University of South Carolina and graduated from USC School of Law in 2015.

While in law school, Chris spent his summers working as a law clerk conducting legal research to advocate for policy change for low-income South Carolinians. He provided legal assistance to low-income and underfunded communities through the Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps JD program, received awards in scholastic achievement and Dean’s List recognition, and served as the Treasurer for the Public Interest Law Society, all of which he deems to be some of his greatest accomplishments.

After graduating from law school, Chris ran to represent Greenville and Spartanburg Counties in the U.S. House of Representatives, centering his campaign around criminal justice reform. Following his campaign, Chris decided that he would be able to effect more immediate change and create a more direct impact as a lawyer rather than a politician. He began to search for such a way to do this, eventually landing upon working in the Office of the Public Defender in Greenwood, SC, and later the Office of the Public Defender in Greenville. Chris has now been a member of the South Carolina Bar Association in Good Standing since 2015, and is now admitted to practice law in both South Carolina as well as Federal courts.

Chris became a founder and partner at FR Law LLC in 2022, where he focuses on criminal law to help defend people in Greenville County and throughout upstate South Carolina. As a private attorney, Chris brings his experience as a public defender to bear to protect the individual rights and freedoms of his clients. He looks at how each case pertains to the larger criminal justice system without losing sight of the individual impact.

In his free time, Chris enjoys playing soccer, eating good food, and being outdoors.

University of South Carolina - Columbia
B.S. (2012) | Political Science & Philosophy
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University of South Carolina School of Law
J.D. (2012)
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Professional Experience
Managing Partner
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FR Law is a full-service law firm specializing in Criminal Defense. We have represented people accused of crimes at all levels, from the smallest tickets to the most serious felonies. We pride ourselves on excellent communication and service to individuals and families going through some of the most challenging situations imaginable. Hablamos Español! Contact us today to arrange your free consultation.
Touma & Fedalei LLP
Greenville, SC Criminal Defense Law Firm
Assistant Public Defender
Office of the 13th Circuit Public Defender
• Provided legal representation to low-income clients for all types of criminal charges in SC, from shoplifting to murder, in all levels of criminal trial court. Counseled people in times of crisis and uncertainty. • Worked independently to manage hundreds of cases, appearing in court a minimum of two weeks per month. Interacted with colleagues, court staff, prosecutors, law enforcement to make a positive impact on clients’ cases. • Guided clients through all stages of criminal litigation and process, including jail visits, investigation, preliminary hearings, mitigation, bonds, motions, violations of probation, and trials. • Negotiated extensively with prosecutors in a fast-paced environment. Explained legal issues of every type, typically to people with less than a high school education.
Assstant Public Defender
Office of the 8th Circuit Public Defender
Advocated on behalf of the indigent and accused in Greenwood County throughout all stages of criminal process
Professional Associations
South Carolina Bar
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
South Carolina
South Carolina Bar
ID Number: 102239
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Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights
  • English
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600 East North Street
Suite 103
Greenville, SC 29601
Telephone: (864) 332-4084
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 3 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed