Judge Daniel McLeod Coble was born and raised in Columbia, South Carolina. Judge Coble attended public schools in Columbia and graduated from Clemson University with a B.A. in Economics. He attended the University of South Carolina School of Law.
Upon graduating law school, Judge Coble worked as an assistant solicitor for the Fifth Judicial Circuit where he also was the lead prosecutor for South Carolina's first homeless court. He was appointed as a full-time magistrate judge for Richland County in 2017 and served as the associate chief from 2018-2021. Judge Coble subsequently opened his own law practice, Coble Law Group, and focused on criminal and civil litigation.
Judge Coble has written several legal books and articles and has been published by the South Carolina Bar, SC Lawyer, and several law reviews. He served as the chair of the South Carolina Bar Publications Committee.
He was elected in 2022 to fill the seat of the Honorable L. Casey Manning, resident judge for the Fifth Judicial Circuit, upon his retirement.
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Columbia, SC 29202-0192
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