Attorney Steve Sumner Selected to "The Best Lawyers in America"
GREENVILLE, SC – Attorney Steve W. Sumner was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2016 in the field of DUI Defense.
Best Lawyers® is universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Over 79,000 leading attorneys globally are eligible to vote, and they have received more than 12 million votes to date on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2016 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 6.7 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 55,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.
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This recognition for Sumner comes after receiving the "Preeminent" rating in legal ability and ethical standards by Martindale Hubbell, the nation’s oldest attorney rating service. Sumner was also selected for inclusion as a "Best Attorneys of America" by the Rue Ratings' Service.
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.
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.
Steve Sumner Selected to 2015 South Carolina Super DUI Defense
For the third year in a row, Attorney Steve W. Sumner has been selected to the 2015 South Carolina Super Lawyers list for DUI Defense. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.
Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.
This recognition for Sumner comes on the heels of receiving the highest possible rating in legal ability and ethical standards by Martindale Hubbell, the nation’s oldest attorney rating service. As well as being selected as a “Best Attorney” Lifetime Charter Member to the Rue Ratings’ Best Attorneys of America list.
Attorney Steve Sumner Selected to Best Attorneys of America List as a Lifetime Charter Member
DUI Attorney Steve Sumner was recently selected as a "Best Attorney" Lifetime Charter Member to the Rue Ratings' Best Attorneys of America list.
According to the Rue Ratings, attorneys are selected based on criteria including an extraordinary level of legal knowledge, competency, professional reputation, professionalism and ethical standards. Less than 1% of the lawyers in America have been invited for membership, according to Rue Ratings. "Best Attorney" Lifetime Charter Membership is limited to 100 attorneys in each state (a few large states are allowed 200 members).
Steve Sumner is a Super Lawyer and has been recognized as a "Top Attorney" in South Carolina on multiple occasions. He has been recognized by the National Trial Lawyers Association as a "Top 100 Trial Lawyer" for South Carolina.
Steve Sumner Named Top Attorney, Super Lawyer and Top 100 Trial Lawyer in 2014
DUI Attorney Steve Sumner was recently named a "Top Attorney in South Carolina" by Columbia Living magazine. Steve was recognized for Criminal Defense/DUI Law. This makes the second consecutive year he received the "Top Attorney" designation.Additionally, Steve Sumner was recognized as a Super Lawyer in the field of DUI/Drunk Driving Defense. He is the only DUI Defense lawyer to be named to this list in Upstate South Carolina.
In June of 2014, Steve was again selected by the National Trial Lawyers as a "Top 100 Trial Lawyer" for South Carolina. This designation is in the field of Criminal Defense.
For the fourth consecutive year, Steve was included in the list of "Pre-Eminent Lawyers" for the state of South Carolina by Martindale-Hubbell. His selection included not only the opinions of fellow attorneys, but those of South Carolina judges as well.
For the past three years, Steve has garnered a "10.0/10.0 Superb" rating from AVVO, an online rating service for attorneys across the country.
DUI Attorney Steve Sumner currently represents clients in over 25 courts in Upstate South Carolina, including 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. For more information, visit: http://www.UpstateDUI.com
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The Steve Sumner Law Firm represents individuals in Upstate SC, including Greenville, Anderson, Pickens, Oconee, Spartanburg, Laurens and Greenwood counties.
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