Travis Newton 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.
Travis Newton is originally from Anderson, S.C. and is a proud graduate of 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.
As a law student, Travis spent the summer between his first and second year with The 8th Circuit Public Defender's Office under the direction of Criminal Defense Attorneys Charles Gross and Rauch Wise. After graduating from ASL, Travis was admitted as a member of the South Carolina State Bar just before he began work as an associate attorney at The Cogdill Law Firm in Greenville. Travis was employed at The Cogdill Law Firm for two years before founding Travis Newton Law P.A. in his hometown of Anderson, SC. Years later, Chris Cogdill remains 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 the 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 at a continuing legal education class sponsored by the South Carolina Bar.
Travis Newton has represented over 1500 defendants in 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.