Fifteenth Circuit Solicitor - Horry and Georgetown Counties

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The Fifteenth Judicial Circuit includes Horry and Georgetown Counties and our mission is to preserve the rights of the citizens of these counties while prosecuting those who violate the law. As your Solicitor, I am committed to the administration of justice.

My office is staffed by an outstanding team of assistant solicitors, investigators, victim advocates, and qualified staff personnel who work hard to ensure criminals are punished for their crimes and the rights of victims are protected.

This website was created to assist you in finding information not only about how we prosecute cases, but also about other services we offer to the community. Please feel free to contact us should you have any questions or comments.

Jimmy Arthur Richardson, II - Solicitor

Jimmy Richardson

Jimmy Arthur Richardson, II was born and raised in Aynor, South Carolina. He is the son of Elise Gasque Richardson and the late Jimmy Arthur Richardson.

Jimmy received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of South Carolina – Coastal Campus in 1992. He graduated from Regent University School of Law in Virginia in 1997. After graduating from law school, he worked as the Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Sidney T. Floyd, and in 1998 began work with the Fifteenth Circuit Solicitor’s Office. As an Assistant Solicitor he prosecuted criminal cases in all divisions of this office - Family Court, Magistrate Court, and General Sessions Court. While assigned to the General Sessions Division, he prosecuted a variety of serious felony cases, including murder, rape, burglary, armed robbery and drug trafficking. He also assisted in the successful prosecution of a murder case in which the defendant received the death penalty.

In January, 2010, Jimmy was promoted to Chief Deputy Solicitor of the Fifteenth Circuit, and in December, 2012, he was appointed by Governor Nikki Haley as Solicitor. Jimmy, his wife Sheila, and their two children, Joshua and Paizleigh, live in Conway, South Carolina.

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Department Head
Jimmy Richardson
Phone: (843) 915-5460
Fax: (843) 915-6085
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 1276
Conway, SC 29528
Physical Address
1301 Second Avenue
Conway, SC 29526
Office Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday through Friday


Georgetown Office
Fifteenth Circuit Solicitor’s Office
P. O. Box 1688
Georgetown, S. C. 29442
(843) 545-3169