Travis Newton is originally from both Clemson and Anderson South Carolina. Travis is a graduate of T.L. Hanna High School and Clemson University where he earned a B.A. in Psychology. After attending Law School in the Commonwealth of Virginia, Travis returned to his hometown of Anderson, South Carolina to practice law. Since then Travis Newton has dedicated his career to helping the people of Anderson as a Criminal Defense Attorney while serving as South Carolina State Ambassador for The American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys. Travis has been an invited member of The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys for the years 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017.
DUI & Criminal Defense Attorney Travis A. Newton has represented more than one thousand motorists charged with Driving Under the Influence in the State of South Carolina and has presented published oral arguements to the South Carolina Court of Appeals. Travis has served as lead counsel for motorists charged with DUI in Anderson, Clemson, Seneca, Westminster, Spartanburg, Geenwood, Abbeville, Charleston, West Ashley, Folly Beach, Summerville, Beaufort, Hilton Head, Bluffton, Ridgeland, Walhalla, Central, Greenville, Greer, Simpsonville, Taylors, Honea Path, Belton, and Marietta, SC. Travis is the founder of Travis A. Newton Law P.A. and Newton & Campbell Law of Anderson. Travis has dedicated most of his career to defending motorists charged with Driving Under the Influence as well as victims motor vehicle accidents. Travis believes flawed methodolgy in the ever changing experimental psychology standards of DUI detection are responsible when innocent motorists find themselves accused of DUI.
Travis majored in Psychology while at Clemson University and continues research in the field of behavioral psychology as it relates to Standardized Field Sobriety Testing. Fear, nervousness, fatigue and other unavoidable factors can, and will, cause innocent motorists to mimic signs of impairment. DUI detection procedure and Standardized Field Sobriety Tests were developed by The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The State of South Carolina has adopted NHTSA standards and procedures for DUI enforcement including Standardized Field Sobriety Testing and Drug Recognition Expert training.
Travis Newton's research along with independent studies and experiments in behavioural psychology absolutely contradict the effectiveness of NHTSA's DUI detection standards. Travis Newton's experience as a DUI Defense Attorney and South Carolina Bar Association continuining legal education instructor lead him to the conclusion that NHTSA standards of DUI detection are more than just flawed. Travis believes NHTSA's DUI detection procedures are unfair, biased, discriminatory, and deceitful. To learn more about the flawed science behind Standardized Field Sobriety Testing call Anderson South Carolina DUI Defense Attorney Travis A. Newton at (864) 965-9148.