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Steve Sumner was recently interviewed on Fox Carolina News regarding the proposed South Carolina legislation that would require ignition interlock devices for first time DUI convictions.
Steve Sumner on Fox Carolina News
Attorney Steve W. Sumner has been selected to the 2013 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. He is also a recent recipient of the Business of Integrity Award for Customer Service from the Better Business Bureau of the Upstate.
The Steve W. Sumner Law Firm was recently awarded the 2012 Business of Integrity Award for Customer Service in the 1-10 employee business category by the Better Business Bureau® and BBB Board of Directors of the Upstate South Carolina.
The firm has demonstrated high ethical standards of behavior towards customers, vendors, and employees, along with having a history of strong ethics in the workplace. By displaying marketing and advertising strategies that reflect a true representation of the product, Steve W. Sumner Law Firm has also been recognized by the community and their industry for sound business practices.
"I have the fortune to work with a great staff, which means our firm can give clients the best service possible when they are facing a difficult time," said Sumner.
Sumner opened his own practice in 1997 as a criminal defense attorney, with a special focus on defending clients accused of DUI, Felony DUI, all driving offenses and drug cases.
He is a former state court prosecutor, whose primary case load consisted of prosecuting DUI, Felony DUI, Reckless Homicide and Traffic offenses. He graduated from the USC School of Law in 1992.
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.
On February 21, 2013 Attorneys Steve Sumner and Mark Foster of Greenville, SC led a one hour seminar for the benefit of South Carolina DUI/drunk driving defense attorneys. The one hour seminar, "For the DUI Practitioner: A review of significant South Carolina, US Supreme Court and National Decisions" was put together and delivered at the invitation of the South Carolina Bar-Continuing Legal Education Division in Columbia, South Carolina. Attorneys Sumner and Foster reviewed and discussed significant recent court opinions in the field of DUI/drunk driving defense. The seminar includes discussions of recent opinions from the South Carolina Court of Appeals, the South Carolina Supreme Court, the United States Supreme Court and other state supreme courts across the country. The perspective of the seminar is for the DUI/drunk driving defense attorney.
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The Steve Sumner Law Firm represents individuals in Upstate SC, including Greenville, Anderson, Pickens, Oconee, Spartanburg, Laurens and Greenwood counties.
Steve Sumner Law FirmAttorney Steve W. Sumner1088 North Church StreetGreenville, SC 29601Phone: 864-235-3834Emergency: 864-979-0772
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