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Steve Wayne Sumner

Steve Wayne Sumner

South Carolina Supreme Court
  • DUI & DWI, Criminal Law, Cannabis & Marijuana Law
  • South Carolina
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Summary

Steve graduated from the USC School of Law in 1992. As a student, he was named to the "Order of the Wig and Robe" for superior academic achievement. Additionally, Steve was part of the Mock Trial Competition winning team at USC, which represented USC in the Southeastern regional of the national competition.

Steve served as a state court prosecutor from 1992 to 1994. His primary case load consisted of prosecuting DUI, Felony DUI, Reckless Homicide and Traffic offenses.

In 1995, Steve opened his own practice as a criminal defense attorney, with a special focus on defending clients accused of DUI, Felony DUI, all driving offenses and drug cases.

Steve currently represents clients in over 25 courts in Upstate South Carolina. These courts include Greenville, Anderson, Spartanburg, Pickens and Laurens counties; as well as the city/municipal courts of Greenville, Anderson, Spartanburg, Simpsonville, Mauldin, Greer, Fountain Inn, Easley, Clemson, Central, and Laurens.

Practice Areas
  • DUI & DWI
  • Criminal Law
  • Cannabis & Marijuana Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
South Carolina
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Attorney to Assistant Investigator Disciplinary Counsel
South Carolina Supreme Court
- Current
Defense Attorney
Upstate DUI
- Current
State DUI Prosecutor
State of South Carolina
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Education
University of South Carolina
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Awards
Best Lawyers in America - DUI Defense
Best Lawyers in American
DUI Defense
South Carolina Super Lawyers
AV Rating - Judicial Edition
Martindale-Hubbell
Best Attorneys in America - Lifetime Charter Member
Rue Ratings
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers
Best Lawyers in America - DUI Defense
Best Lawyers in America
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers
AV Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers
Top Attorneys in SC
Columbia Living Magazine
Applause Award
Better Business Bureau
Top Attorneys in SC
Columbia Living Magazine
Customer Service "Integrity Award"
Better Business Bureau
10.0 out of 10.0
Avvo
The A List
TALK Magazine
AV Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
Professional Associations
National College for DUI Defense
Member
Current
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
Current
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American Bar Association - Criminal Justice Section
Member
Current
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South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
Current
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Greenville Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
Current
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South Carolina State Bar
Member
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Upstate DUI
Blog
DUI Blog
Contact & Map
112 Manly Street
Greenville, SC 29601
USA
Telephone: (864) 235-3834