Alecia T. Compton
Alecia practices Bankruptcy & Family law in Greenwood and the surrounding Counties of Upstate South Carolina, and prepares Wills, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, in addition to handling a variety of other Civil matters. A product of the Spartanburg public school system, Alecia graduated Spartanburg High School in 1985. Alecia graduated cum laude from College of Charleston with a B.A. in Political Science (with a minor in African Studies) (1989) and the University of South Carolina School of Law (1992). Alecia was admitted to Practice in South Carolina in 1992, and began her career practicing in a general practice law firm in Laurens South Carolina. While there she was the lead lawyer to incorporate the town of Waterloo, SC.
In early 1993 Alecia became Associate Public Defender for the 8th Judicial Circuit, thus handling a wide variety of criminal matters on behalf of indigent criminal defendants. In October, 1994, Alecia joined Dee in practice with the Compton Law Firm, PA and is of counsel with the firm. Alecia is extremely well versed in Bankruptcy Law and has an unsurpassed understanding of the subject. She has assisted Dee with virtually all of his legal matters over time, thus she has a great depth of legal knowledge and experience and can help anyone with virtually any legal issue from Worker’s Injury cases to Civil and Criminal Litigation.
In addition to practicing law, Alecia is a member of multiple civic organizations, and volunteers a great amount of time with programs with Church of the Resurrection (Episcopal) and First Baptist Church, and with the Greenwood Community Theatre.
Alecia is admitted to all State and Federal Courts in the State of South Carolina. She is a member of the South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Association.
Alecia and Dee are the parents of three children.
Alecia enjoys music and plays the cello. She is very active, loves exercise, the outdoors, hiking, and especially walking her beloved dog Rue.
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