J. Sterling Chillico, Esq.

I am a lawyer specializing in grit and determination. My work to date has focused almost exclusively on the indigent and incarcerated youth. I recognize how opaque the legal system sometimes is, even to experienced practitioners, and am excited to help shine light into the system.

J. Sterling Chillico, Attorney at Law, is originally from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. A graduate of Carolina Forest High School, Sterling attended the University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina, where she graduated with a B.A. in Finance in 2009. Thereafter, she attended the University of San Francisco School of Law in San Francisco, California, where she graduated in 2012. Sterling is also a licensed notary public.



  • University of San Francisco School of Law, Juris Doctor

  • University of South Carolina, Bachelor of Science, Finance

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina

  • California

Professional Organizations

  • South Carolina Bar

  • California Bar

  • American Bar Association

  • Charleston County Bar Association

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association

  • Business Networking International (BNI)