No. 24226.

456 S.E.2d 905 (1995)

Melvin L. ROBERTS, Respondent/Appellant, v. STATE of South Carolina, York County, a body politic and a political subdivision of the State of South Carolina, and George A. Markert, Director of Court Administration, Appellants/Respondents.

Supreme Court of South Carolina.

Decided April 3, 1995.

Rehearing Denied May 4, 1995.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Melvin B. McKeown, Jr., of Spratt, McKeown & Bradford, York, for appellant/respondent York County.

Edwin E. Evans, Sp. Asst. Atty. Gen., of State Budget & Control Board, Columbia, for State of S.C. and George A. Markert.

Daniel D. D'Agostino, of Melvin L. Roberts & Associates, York, for respondent/appellant.

MOORE, Justice:

This appeal is from an order awarding attorney's fees for the representation of an indigent defendant in a non-capital criminal case. We reverse.


Respondent-appellant (Attorney) practices law in York County. On April 8, 1991, he was appointed to represent an indigent noncapital defendant after the Public Defender's Office was relieved from representation because of a conflict of interest. Attorney spent a total of 14...

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