Guy J Vitetta

Guy J Vitetta

Vitetta Family Law, Private Practice
  • Divorce, Family Law
  • Ohio, South Carolina
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Summary

Guy J. Vitetta, originally from Philadelphia, PA, graduated from Ohio's Kenyon College with a B.A. in history and religion. As a community activist addressing consumer and environmental issues, Guy realized his most influential avenue for making a difference in the community was in the practice of law. He graduated from Capital University Law School in Columbus, OH in 1991. Clerking in the Death Penalty Section of the Ohio Public Defender Commission, Mr. Vitetta worked on appeals for Death Row inmates. For the next eleven years, he served as a Public Defender in Columbus, then in Charleston County, SC, before opening his private practice in Charleston, South Carolina.

Guy continues to hold an AV® Peer Rating, the highest given by Martindale-Hubbell, which was awarded in 2005.

Because of his reputation as an excellent criminal defense attorney, Vitetta Law Group continues to have an active criminal law practice in municipal, state, and federal courts. He continues to be one of the most experienced trial attorneys in the Charleston area.


After practicing family law for a year, Guy became motivated to find better ways of solving family disputes. He sought out alternatives and became the first attorney in South Carolina trained in Collaborative Law. He is a founding member and past president of the South Carolina Collaborative Law Institute. He is also a Certified Family Court Mediator in South Carolina and co-founder of the Mediation and Meeting Center of Charleston.

The Vitetta Law Group offers its clients tested and innovative representation in the areas of Family Law and Criminal Law in Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester Counties in South Carolina.

Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    $250 consultation fee
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Ohio
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South Carolina
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney
Vitetta Family Law, Private Practice
- Current
With intensive experience in the full range of legal approaches, Vitetta Law Group facilitates thorough, tailor-made processes for resolving Family Law matters. Each family conflict is unique, involving a particular set of personalities, circumstances and disagreements about priorities. Families facing these complex situations need information on all of their options and guidance in choosing an appropriate strategy to meet their needs. Additionally, With over 17 years experience in Criminal Law, Guy Vitetta is one of the most experienced criminal defense litigators in South Carolina. Vitetta Law Group accesses all available strategies for protecting its clients while resolving their legal issues.
Staff Attorney
Charleston County Public Defender
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Staff Attorney
Franklin County, Ohio, Public Defender
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Education
Capital University
J.D. (1991)
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Kenyon College
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Awards
AV rating
Martindale.com
Professional Associations
South Carolina State Bar
Member
- Current
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Charleston South Carolina Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Certifications
Family Court Mediator
South Carolina Bar
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Charleston Upper Peninsula/ Hampton Park
602 Rutledge Ave.
Charleston, SC 29403
USA
Toll-Free: (843) 343-3136
Telephone: (843) 302-2050