Sutton Law Firm, PC
Robert M. Sutton

Sutton Law Firm, PC

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1601 North Oak St., Ste 405 PO Box 2910, Myrtle Beach , SC 29577

Background and Experience

Mr. Sutton went on to attend the University of South Carolina School of Law, where he was selected to serve on the editorial staff of the A.B.A. Real Property, Probate and Trust Journal and was also selected as a student member of the John Belton O’Neall Inn of Court. In addition, he was elected to serve as Vice Magister of Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity. He graduated and was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in November, 1993. After graduation, he served as a judicial law clerk to a local Circuit Court judge and worked for a litigation practice before starting his own law firm in Myrtle Beach in 1995.

He is an experienced trial attorney, and has a wealth of experience in defending and trying DUI/DUAC cases and criminal cases. He has tried cases ranging from simple traffic offenses to defending against murder charges. He is also skilled in negotiations and motions practice. In addition, he has obtained a number of substantial settlements for clients who were seriously injured in accident cases.

Mr. Sutton is a member of the National College of DUI Defense, and is a former Board Member, Circuit Representative, and Officer of the S.C. Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He has lectured to and taught attorneys, judges, and students at legal seminars, including seminars sponsored by the South Carolina Bar, the South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the University of South Carolina School of Law, and the S.C. Court Administration Course for New Judges and Magistrates. He has written legal articles which have been published in S.C. Lawyers Weekly and S.C. Trial Lawyer, among other publications. He also served for a number of years as an adjunct instructor for the Horry-Georgetown Technical College Paralegal Program, teaching criminal law-related subjects.

In addition to practicing law and professional involvement, Mr. Sutton has significant local community involvement. He is a member of The Citadel Legacy Society, which recognizes generosity in support of The Citadel. He was a member of Coastal Carolina Sertoma for many years and served as the group’s President. He is a strong supporter of animal charities and was a long time board member and past President of the Grand Strand Humane Society. He is a past recipient of the Horry County Schools Partners in Education Award for his sponsorship of the Myrtle Beach Elementary School Student of the Week Day at the Ballpark. He has also raised funds in support of cancer and diabetes related-charities. A strong believer in physical fitness, he has participated in sprint triathlons, and has ridden in a number of metric century bike rides in support of charitable causes.

SC Good Standing 1993
University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D.
Citadel, Military College of South Carolina, B.A.
Client's Choice Award - AVVO, 2016
BV Rated - Martindale-Hubbell, 2015
Superb Rating DUI - AVVO, 2014
Army Commendation Medal (2nd Award) - United States Army, 1990
Army Commendation Medal (1st Award) - US Army, 1988
Distinguished Military Graduate - The Citadel, 1985
Air Assault Badge - US Army, 1984
Airborne Badge - US Army, 1983
National College of DUI Defense
Battle of Normandy Memorial Museum, Caen France
South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Grand Strand Humane Society
Coastal Carolina Sertoma (Service to Mankind)
Sutton Law Firm, PC

Robert M. Sutton
1601 North Oak St., Ste 405 PO Box 2910
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
(843) 626-0708

Listing last updated: July 10, 2017 at 10:32 am
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