Relentless DUI Defense
Travis Newton is from Anderson, S.C. and is a proud graduate of T.L. Hanna High School and Clemson University. Travis earned his Juris Doctor from the Appalachian School of Law located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Appalachian School of Law is a rigorous program for the professional training of lawyers that emphasizes professional responsibility, dispute resolution, and practice skills for becoming a successful and ethical lawyer.
Travis was admitted to the South Carolina State Bar in 2006 a few days before he began work as an associate attorney at The Cogdill Law Firm in Greenville. Travis was employed at The Cogdill Law Firm from 2006 to 2008 before founding Travis Newton Law P.A. in his hometown of Anderson, SC. Over a decade later Chris Cogdill continues to be one of Travis Newton's primary advisors and mentors in the practice of law.
In 2014, Travis Newton presented oral arguments before The South Carolina Court of Appeals in State of South Carolina v. B.T. where the primary issue was South Carolina's video recording requirements during a DUI traffic stop. Later that year, Travis joined nationally renowned DUI expert Dave Cox to teach "Winning DUI Cases" in Columbia,
SC at a continuing legal education class sponsored by the S.C. Bar Association. Travis received high reviews for his lecture on jury selection techniques for a DUI trial and how to handle a contested case hearing for an implied consent violation.
Upstate Lawyer Travis Newton has represented over 1000 defendants is South Carolina Summary and General Sessions Courts and has presented oral arguments before the South Carolina Court of Appeals. Travis is Lead Counsel Rated by Thomson Reuters for DUI Defense and has a Martindale- Avvo rating of 10 in the legal practice areas of criminal defense, personal injury and driving under the influence. Call for a free consultation at (864) 965-9148.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys||The National Trial Lawyers||2017|
|The American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys||SC State Ambassador||2016|
|South Carolina State Ambassador||The American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys||2016|
|The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys||The National Trial Lawyers||2016|
|Lead Counsel Rated||Thomas Reuters||2015|
|The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys||The National Trial Lawyers||2015|
|The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys||The National Trial Lawyers||2014|
|Managing Partner||Newton & Campbell Law P.A.||2007 - Present|
|Associate Attorney||The Law Offices of Christopher L. Cogdill||2006 - 2007|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|The Cornell Law School Legal Information Institute||Gold Member||2015 - Present|
|American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys||Member||2014 - Present|
|The American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys||South Carolina State Ambassador||2014 - Present|
|Anderson County Bar Association||Member||2007 - Present|
|South Carolina Bar Association||Member||2006 - Present|
|Christian Legal Society Appalachian School of Law||Charter Member||2002 - Present|
|Legal Blog||South Carolina Driver's License Suspended for DUI Arrest. Now What?||2017|
|The Appalachian School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2005|
|Clemson University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1999|
|T.L. Hanna High School||High School Diploma||1992|
|Winning DUI Cases||DUI Case Law Update||2016|
|The South Carolina Court of Appeals||Attorney for Respondent||2014|
|Edward Jones Investments||Real Estate Law and Settlement Procedures||2014|
|State of South Carolina v. B.T.||Reversed and Remanded by The South Carolina Court of Appeals and later dismissed by The Summary Court|
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