Mary Ashley Martin

Mary Ashley Martin

Conway, South Carolina
Mary Ashley Martin is a Myrtle Beach native who practices law in the Conway-based Law Offices of L. Morgan Martin, P.A., focusing primarily in the areas of criminal defense and personal injury law.  Ms. Martin was formerly with the Horry County Public Defender, where she gained exposure to a wide variety of offenses, as well as the procedures and personalities at work in the various courts in Conway and along the Grand Strand.  Ms. Martin today draws on that experience in her criminal defense practice, which includes misdemeanor and felony representation ranging from DUI to homicide. 

Ms. Martin previously served as a law clerk for a South Carolina Circuit Court Judge and for the South Carolina General Assembly's House Judiciary Committee.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense
  • Personal Injury Law

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina
  • U.S. District Court District of South Carolina


  • University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina
    • J.D.
  • University of South Carolina
    • B.A.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • South Carolina Bar
  • South Carolina Association for Justice
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Past Employment Positions

  • South Carolina Circuit Court Judge, Law Clerk
  • South Carolina General Assembly's House Judiciary Committee, Law Clerk
  • Horry County Public Defender