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Ronnie M. Cole

Ronnie M. Cole

Practice areas:

DUI & DWI, Criminal Defense

About Me

I have administered thousands of breath tests and personally own a DataMaster DMT, the instrument currently being used by South Carolina law enforcement.  I also own the following instruments which have been used in the past:

  • Model 900 Breathalyzer

  • RBT Intoximeter

  • Intoximeter 3000

  • BAC DataMaster


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1976

  1. DUI & DWI: 90%
    39 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 10%
    39 years



Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Robert J. Reeves

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Cole is a legend in SC DUI law. I have read his books and attended seminars just to hear him speak. He is a true inspiration and advocate for those wrongfully accused. I am honored to have met him and express my sincere appreciation for all that he has done for this body of law. Robert Reeves


    Robert Reeves DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Ronnie. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Cole Law Firm

1303 Ella Street
Anderson, SC, 29621

16 Williams Street
Greenville, SC, 29601




SCGood Standing197605/02/2013

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2012
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2011
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2010
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2009

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerCole Law Firm1980 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
National College of DUI DefenseFounding Member1995 - Present
South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense LawyersFounding Member1992 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersLife Member1989 - Present
South Carolina Bar AssociationMember1976 - Present
Anderson County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
International Association for Chemical TestingMemberN/A


Publication NameTitleDate
South Carolina Bar CLEHandlingTraffic Cases in South Carolina 5th Edition2012
South Carolina Bar CLESouth Carolina Traffic Lawyers' Tool Kit, 2nd Edition2010
South Carolina Bar CLESouth Carolina Accident Reconstruction Tool Kit2010
South Carolina Bar CLESouth Carolina Drug Case Tool Kit2009
South Carolina BarSouth Carolina Radar Defense Manual1988
South Carolina BarSouth Carolina DUI Defense Manual 1st, 2nd, 3rd Editions1988
DWI JournalLack of Bladder Voiding as a Defense in DUI/DWI CaseN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of South Carolina School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1976
University of GeorgiaN/ABBA1973

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
You Can Get There from Here: A Roadmap to a Successful DUI PracticeCoercion in Field Sobriety and Breath Testing; Ethics2012
July 2012 Orientation School for Magistrates and Municipal JudgesDUI - What You Will See in Your Courtroom2012
2012 South Carolina Bar ConventionDUI: Reflection from 35 Years and Where We're Headed2012