Lester M. "Gill” Bell, Jr.
Areas of Practice:
State & Federal Criminal Defense
Personal Injury Law
Workers' Compensation Defense
Recently being named Partner at Moore Bradley Myers, Gill was also honored with an award as one of Columbia’s Best & Brightest in 2021 and also voted by his peers as one of the Legal Elite in the area of Criminal Defense.
He is highly recognized in the practice of Criminal Defense – DUI Law
Gill began his career with Moore Bradley Myers Law Firm in early 2018. He focuses primarily on state and federal criminal defense, personal injury and worker's compensation.
He has also successfully represented clients in landlord tenant disputes, complex business disputes, mechanic's liens and unlawful repossession cases.
Gill attended a year long clerkship was with The Honorable George C. “Buck” James, Jr who is now a Justice on the South Carolina Supreme Court.
LeadershipMr. Spradley has served as a State Prosecutor for the Eleventh Circuit Solicitor’s Office where he became the first prosecutor for the Lexington County Multi-Agency Narcotics Enforcement Team. He has also served as the municipal judge for the Town of Ridge Spring. He has been a speaker at seminars directed at the prosecution and defense of criminal matters as well as magistrate classes. He is a former Board Member for the South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He has also completed courses at the National Criminal Defense College and the National Advocacy Center. In 2022, Mr. Spradley was honored as a Leadership in Law honoree.
MembershipsSouth Carolina Bar Lexington County Bar Tri-County Bar South Carolina Association for Justice South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
EducationMr. Spradley is a 1987 graduate of Batesburg-Leesville High School, a 1991 graduate of the University of South Carolina- Aiken, and a 1997 graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Law.