Upstate South Carolina attorney Steve Sumner recently received AV Preeminent® status by Martindale Hubbell, a leading peer-review ratings organization for the law profession. He was also voted by his peers as Top Criminal – DUI attorney in Greenville Magazine’s Legal Elite.
Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review AV Preeminent
AV Preeminent is the highest peer rating standard awarded by Martindale-Hubbell. This is given to attorneys who are ranked at the highest level of professional excellence for their legal expertise and ethical standards by their peers.
Greenville’s Legal Elite: Criminal - DUI
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In 1997, Sumner 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. He graduated from the USC School of Law in 1992 and 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.
Sumner 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.
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