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Robert Newton - Greenville & South Carolina Attorney At Law

Robert Newton
Robert Newton was born on February 3, 1966. He grew up on a farm in Marlboro County, South Carolina. He attended college at Duke University, graduating with a B.A. degree in 1989. Later, he went to the University of South Carolina School of Law and graduated with a J.D. in 1995, finishing in the top 10% of his Law School class. His area of legal practice is Criminal Defense, with extensive experience in the field of Criminal Law including several years as a Prosecutor for Greenville and Pickens Counties, Public Defender work in Pickens County, and private Criminal Defense work.

His affiliations and honors include the following:


  • South Carolina Bar
  • Angier B. Duke Memorial Scholarship in 1988
  • American Jurisprudence Award in Torts II in 1993
  • USC School of Law Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award in 1994


  • Order of the Wig and Robe in 1994
  • Order of the Coif in 1995
  • Graduate Cum Laude in 1995
  • Outstanding Service Award for the 13th Circuit Solicitor’s Office (Greenville and Pickens Counties) in 2002.