YORK COUNTY, S.C. — A well-known public defender is calling it quits after 30 years.
Harry Dest – a York County public defender for York and Union Counties – has officially retired.
He says he loved working with great lawyers and staff and being a part of a supportive county. He reflects on some of the cases he took on that gained state and national media attention.
Now – Dest says he’s ready to embrace a new adventure – a private attorney for a private practice.
CN2’s Lucas McFadden sits down with Dest to talk about his time as a public defender and more what he plans to do next.