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Former Substitute Teacher in Charleston Accused of Sexually Assaulting a Minor

Former Substitute Teacher in Charleston Accused of Sexually Assaulting a MinorMcGowan, Hood, Felder & Phillips, LLC is currently representing a client in a lawsuit against Robert “Rob” Dewayne Williams, a former doctor and substitute teacher, who has been charged with sexually assaulting our client, “John Doe,” when Doe was a minor. We have reason to believe there may be many other victims. If you or your child was sexually assaulted or molested by Williams, we want to help. Contact us today to learn more about your options.

Williams was arrested on May 4, 2022 in Jefferson County, Alabama, per Live 5 News. He was charged with second-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor 11 to 14 years of age, and his bail was set at $75,000.

About our client’s case

Doe met Williams in 2018, when Doe was 14 years old and a high school student at James Island Charter School. Williams – who was a medical student at Medical University of South Carolina at the time – was Doe’s tutor. Doe and Williams attended a movie together, and after the movie, Williams took Doe “to an unknown location in West Ashley, where he touched the boy’s genitals, according to an arrest warrant affidavit. Williams also allegedly masturbated during the encounter.”

Between 2017 and 2018, Williams worked as a substitute teacher “at various elementary, middle and high schools throughout Charleston and Berkeley counties,” according to the Post and Courier. He was also a youth group leader and mentor at the R.O.C. Church (The Revelation of Christ Church) in North Charleston. After graduating MUSC in 2018, Williams entered his pediatrics residency at St. Louis’ Children’s Hospital. He has since been placed on administrative leave.

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If you were a victim of Robert Dewayne Williams, or any teacher, mentor, or authority figure, we want to help you. To schedule a free case review with a South Carolina child sex abuse attorney, please call McGowan, Hood, Felder & Phillips, LLC at 803-327-7800 or use our contact form. Your case review is always confidential.