Our passion is helping people when they need it the most. When facing criminal charges, you deserve a compassionate, understanding attorney to guide you through this stressful time.
Our mission is to provide the highest quality legal service to every single one of our clients. We truly care about our clients and the results we get. Let us give you the representation you deserve!
At Touma Law Group, we work tirelessly to make sure that our clients truly feel like they are being heard and that we are providing the best services possible. It is our goal to make sure that our clients see how we genuinely care about them.
We never settle for an easier outcome. We know how the system works and we know the best way to approach your case. We promise to do everything in our power to get you the best outcome possible given the charges you are facing.
Heather Hanshaw is a native of Minneapolis, Minnesota, but South Carolina has been her home for almost thirty years, making it the home of her marriage and her ten children, five of which she’s fostered. Heather is nothing short of a selfless, ethical, and dutiful woman to the people around her. She is the backbone of our law firm and her detail oriented nature, intellect, organization, and dependable communication skills supports us in our mission to provide our clients the highest service possible.
Heather is qualified to do the work she does thanks to her associate’s degree in applied science and paralegal studies from Greenville Technical College. But what makes her most capable is the experience and credibility she has built from working at various law firms since 2012. Her experience in criminal practice is heavily valued here at the Touma Law Group as it perfectly balances the scales between intellect and care.
Aside from the role at work where Heather spends her time building relationships with clients, she also plays a role in giving animals a better life through working with animal rescues and providing medical assistance to stray animals. She also enjoys pool and frequently competes in tournaments.
Stephanie Jones has lived in Columbia, South Carolina most of her life. She graduated from Dreher High School with Honors in 2000 and obtained her Associate's Degree in Paralegal Studies from Midlands Technical College. She graduated summa cum laude from South University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice. She recently passed the NALS Professional Paralegal exam (PP) in 2021 and is now a South Carolina Certified Paralegal (SCCP).
Stephanie has worked in the legal field since 2004, first as a receptionist and then as a paralegal. In her years of paralegal experience, Stephanie has worked on civil litigation, domestic relations, and criminal defense cases. She has been with the Touma Law Group since November 2023.
Stephanie is a member of NALS, the National Association for Legal Support Professionals. She currently holds a board of directors position with the Legal Staff Professionals of South Carolina and is the President of the Legal Staff Professionals of the Midlands. Stephanie is dedicated to assisting organizations that provide for those battling addiction. She also advocates for programs that help inmates reintegrate into society. Stephanie lives in Columbia with her three daughters and two four-legged friends. She enjoys reading a good book and doing things outdoors with her family. She is always on the hunt for knowledge and finds comfort in learning from books, and media and talking to people from a variety of cultures.
As someone who has been school oriented most of my life, taking as many college classes as I could starting from the age of fifteen every semester and every summer then attending Clemson University at the age of 18, I decided to take a semester off of school for once to gain real-world experience.
I am now a law clerk at Touma Law Group where I have the privilege of working hands-on with clients and a team that is accomplished in a field that I am most passionate about. As an Arab-Muslim in America, I have grown up to be passionate about our justice system, the psychology behind it, and the people it affects.
At Touma Law Group I learn about how I can actually make a real impact one day in helping those whose voice has been silenced by the crippling lack of justice when they do not have the right people advocating for them.
Being hands-on in an experience that gives everyone the right to a fair fight is most important to not only my future but the future of the clients I will one day have the privilege of advocating for myself. I am a firm believer that everyone deserves a second chance, as everyone comes from different backgrounds battling their own challenges.
I am the youngest of seven siblings whom I have seen all take different routes in life and it is nothing short of inspiring to witness how much one can grow when they have a support system. That is the role I hope to play in our clients' lives – another set of eyes for details on their case and life story too important to go unnoticed, another set of ears ready to listen to their story, and another voice ready to advocate in their cause–an individual who cares to complete their support system.