Oscar W. Bannister , Jr. - Bannister, Wyatt & Stalvey, LLC
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Oscar W. Bannister , Jr.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1991

Oscar W. Bannister, Jr. (Bill) founded Bannister, Wyatt & Stalvey along with John F. Wyatt in 2000. Mr. Bannister graduated from the Citadel in 1962 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History. From 1962-1965, Mr. Bannister served as an officer in the U.S. Army. He attended law school at the University of South Carolina, where he received his J.D. in 1969. Mr. Bannister was admitted to the South Carolina bar, the U.S. District Court and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in 1969.

Mr. Bannister served as an assistant U.S. Attorney from 1970-1974. With over 35 years of experience in the courtroom, Mr. Bannister provides counsel and advice in the areas of Criminal Law and Family Law. He has successfully tried cases throughout South Carolina, earning a listing in Best Lawyers of America for the past 24 years (1991-2014) for his work in DUI/DWI defense as well as white and non-white collar criminal defense.

With a high degree of professionalism, Mr. Bannister has tried cases focusing on White Collar Crime, Criminal Taxation, Civil Practice, Divorce, Fire Loss, Litigation, RICO, Internet Crimes, Drugs and Narcotics, Tax Evasion, Tax Fraud and Criminal Tax Audits.

Born in Union, S.C., Mr. Bannister is a member of the Greenville County and Federal Bar Associations, the South Carolina Bar, the South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association, the South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. He is also LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated.

The Citadel The Military College of South CarolinaBA 1962University of South Carolina School of LawJ.D. 1969

Office Location

401 Pettigru Street
Greenville, SC 29601
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2012 Lawyer of the Year in Criminal Defense: General Practice of the Greenville Metro Area
Oscar W. Bannister, Jr. has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!

Practice Areas

Criminal Defense: General Practice
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
DUI/DWI Defense

Other Information

Gender: Male