Steve Sumner has been selected as the 2019 lawyer of the year for DUI/DWI defense in the Upstate by the Best Lawyers organization. Sumner owns his own practice as a criminal defense attorney based in Greenville, representing clients in over 25 courts.
The Best Lawyers organization depends heavily on nominations and peer reviews from other legal professionals, who have worked with the nominated attorney. Only a small percentage of all practicing attorneys from across the country have received this honor.
In 1997, Sumner opened his own Sumner opened his own practice as a criminal defense attorney, with a special focus on defending clients accused of DUI, Felony DUI, all driving offenses and drug cases. He graduated from the USC School of Law in 1992 and served as a state court prosecutor from 1992 to 1994.