Skyler Hutto was born and raised in Orangeburg, South Carolina. He attended Vanderbilt University, and he graduated with Highest Honors and a BA in Religious Studies, English, and History. In his final year at Vanderbilt, Skyler was named one of ten “Outstanding Seniors” who were honored for their contributions to the school. He went on to the Indiana University Maurer School of Law for his JD. While in law school, Skyler was recognized for his oral advocacy as well as his work on the Indiana Journal of Law and Social Equality. He worked part-time for the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office in Indianapolis, Indiana. Before he graduated, Skyler was elected as the Vice President of Graduate Student Government and received the Treviño Service Award, given annually to one graduate student for contributions to student life.

Skyler began his legal career as a law clerk for Judge Perry M. Buckner in the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit, which encompasses the southernmost part of our state. He coordinated scheduling, drafting, and legal research while assisting the presiding judge in both General Sessions and Common Pleas cases.

With Williams & Williams, Skyler has practiced in Civil Litigation, Contract Disputes, Criminal Defense, DUI Defense, Automobile Accidents, Traffic Violations, and General Litigation. He also works part-time as a Public Defender and as a Legal Studies professor. During this time, Skyler has served as the President of the Orangeburg County Bar and as a judge for mock trial competitions.

Outside of the legal world, Skyler has been a lifelong Scout and outdoorsman. He has received the Eagle Scout Award, Vigil Honor, Hornaday Award, and Founders Award. Skyler served as the Lodge Chief for Muscogee Lodge, and he is currently serving as a District Chair for the Edisto District of the Indian Waters Council, which includes Orangeburg, Bamberg, and Calhoun counties.

His paralegals are Vicky Lee, Rebekah Durr, and Bria Guinyard.


Tel: (803) 534-5218
Fax: (803) 928-5190


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DUI and BUI Defense →
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Wrongful Death →
Products Liability →
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Administrative Law →
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South Carolina Bar Association
District of Columbia Bar Association
South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
South Carolina Association for Justice
Orangeburg County Bar Association, President


Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Bloomington, Indiana
Indiana Journal of Law and Social Equality, Executive Business Editor
Sherman Minton Moot Court, Oral Advocacy Honors
Graduate and Professional Student Government, Vice President
Phi Delta Phi Honors Fraternity, Vice President
Pro Bono Honors
Arbitration Moot Court
American Constitution Society
Tour Guide

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
B.A. Highest Honors
Majors in Religious Studies, English, and History
Minor in Corporate Strategy
Students Promoting Environmental Awareness and Responsibility, President
Highland Dormitories, President
Advocacy Council, President
College Democrats, Vice President
Vanderbilt Promoting Animal Welfare, Vice President
Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity, Philanthropy Chairman
Vanderbilt Student Volunteers for Science, Instructor
Honors Thesis in Environmental Ethics


Top Ten Outstanding Senior – Vanderbilt University
Green Fund Award (two-time recipient) – Vanderbilt University
Treviño Service Award – Indiana University
Delta Award – Phi Gamma Delta
Eagle Scout – Boy Scouts of America
Hornaday Award – Boy Scouts of America
Vigil Honor – Order of the Arrow
Founder’s Award – Order of the Arrow
Ceremonies Chenille – Order of the Arrow


Boy Scouts of America, Edisto District Chairman
Order of the Arrow
South Carolina Bar, Mock Trial Judge