Travis A. Newton DUI & Criminal Defense Attorney
Sherry F. Colb is the C.S. Wong Professor of Law at Cornell University. Colb teaches courses in constitutional criminal procedure, evidence, and animal rights. Professor Colb is a legal analyst for Verdict.Justia.com.
Travis Newton is originally from Anderson, South Carolina and is a proud alumnus of three-time college football National Champion Clemson University. Travis Newton received a B.A. in Psychology from Clemson before accepting an academic scholarship to attend The Appalachian School of Law (ASL) located in The Commonwealth of Virginia. ASL is an ABA-approved private law school near the convergence of Virginia, Kentucky and West Virginia. ASL is notable for its focus on community service and leadership, emphasizing professional responsibility and requiring students to complete 25 hours of community service per semester in order to graduate.
Travis A. Newton Law P.A. was founded in 2007 primarily based on defending the rights of the indigent in the Court of General Sessions as well as South Carolina motorists charged with driving under the influence. Early in his career, Travis Newton developed an appreciation for the impact of his undergraduate studies as it relates to investigating DUI cases. According to Travis Newton, it is common for a compromised but sober motorist to mimic signs of impairment during a traffic stop. Fear, nervousness & anxiety are common triggers that may cause a motorist to exhibit many of the same clues as an impaired driver during the standardized field sobriety testing (SFST) phase of an investigation for driving under the influence. The experimental procedure and methods used to develop SFST are flawed and have not been peer-reviewed which is the customary method for validation in the scientific community.
Travis Newton is a nationally recognized Trial Lawyer with extensive experience in the legal practice areas of personal injury law, criminal defense, and driving under the influence. Travis Newton is available primarily in South Carolina’s 10th and 13th Judicial Circuits including Anderson, Clemson, Seneca, Pickens and Greenville, South Carolina. Travis Newton has presented video requirement related oral arguments to The South Carolina Court of Appeals when the primary issue was South Carolina’s video requirements during a traffic stop for driving under the Influence.
Travis Newton has been a guest speaker for "Winning DUI Cases." Winning DUI Cases is a continuing legal education (CLE) class approved by The South Carolina Bar Association for attorney CLE hours. Travis Newton is "Lead Counsel Rated" by Thomson Reuters for Drunk Driving Defense and has a Martindale-Avvo Rating of 10 in the legal practice areas of Criminal Defense, DUI Defense, and Personal Injury. Travis Newton is the South Carolina State Ambassador for The American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys and Managing Partner of Newton & Campbell Law P.A.