Drew Carroll

Attorney Profile

Top Rated DUI-DWI Attorney in Charleston, SC

Carroll Law Firm, LLC
 | 44-C Markfield Drive, Charleston, SC 29407
Phone: 843-737-4245
Fax: 843-737-4265
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1997
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (80%),
  • Criminal Defense (20%)
Attorney Profile

As founder of the Carroll Law Firm, LLC, Drew Carroll represents clients in Charleston, Mt. Pleasant, North Charleston, Folly Beach, Goose Creek and Moncks Corner, South Carolina. He focuses his practice on defending people who are facing DUI, DUAC and other criminal charges.

In 1994, Mr. Carroll earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of South Carolina. He then attended the University of South Carolina School of Law, receiving a Juris Doctor in 1997.

Dedicated to protecting the rights of people charged with drunk driving, Mr. Carroll has a thorough understanding of South Carolina's laws. For more than 20 years, he has battled many complex criminal cases in state and summary courts. Using the knowledge and insights he has gained through hundreds of hours of training and education in DUI matters, Mr. Carroll consistently obtains dismissals and reduced charges.

Mr. Carroll has built a track record of successfully defending thousands of clients. For his achievements, he holds an Avvo "Superb" rating and he has earned the highest rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

Active in the legal community, Mr. Carroll lectures frequently on topics regarding DUI defense and criminal law. He is heavily involved with The South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, having served as president and on its board of directors and as co-chair of the legislative steering committee. He also serves as president of the Charleston County Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Mr. Carroll holds memberships with the Charleston County Bar Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National College for DUI Defense, and currently serves as President-Elect of the DUI Defense Lawyers Association.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (80%): DUI/DWI

Criminal Defense (20%)

Focus Areas

DUI/DWI

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019

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About Drew Carroll

Admitted: 1997, South Carolina

Professional Webpage: http://www.carrolllawfirm.net/drew-carroll.html

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Co-Chair, South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Legislative Steering Committee, 2012
  • President, South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2009
  • Member, Board of Directors DUI Defense Lawyers Association
  • Former Member, Board of Directors South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Charleston County Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, President
  • South Carolina, 1997
  • South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Past President

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • The State of DUI Law In South Carolina, Panel Member, South Carolina Bar Association, 2016
  • Dealing With Bad Facts At Trial, Speaker, DUIDLA, 2015
  • Achieving Excellence In Your DUI Defense Practice, Speaker, National College For DUI Defense, 2014
  • An examination of the evolution of the use of evidential breath testing in South Carolina., Speaker, Trial By Machine, South Carolina Bar, 2013
  • A lecture to the Ohio DUI Defense Bar on developing the standard of excellence in the defense of those charged with DUI., Speaker, Developing Excellence in Your DUI Defense Practice, OACDL Advanced DUI Defense Seminar, 2013
  • Panel Discussion, Plea Negotiations in Capital Cases, Panel Member, Capital Case Litigation Initiative, 2012
  • Closing Argument, Skills Session Co-Leader, National College For DUI Defense, 2012
  • Achieving Excellence in Your DUI Defense Practice, Speaker, 2012
  • Effective Use of an Investigator in Defending a DUI Case, Speaker, SC Association Of Legal Investigators, 2011
  • Cross Examination Skills Session, Co-Leader, National College For DUI Defense, 2011
  • Opening Statement Skills Session, Co-Leader, National College For DUI Defense, 2011
  • Defending DUI Cases, Speaker, SC Commission On Indigent Defense, 2011
  • Defending Prescription Drug DUI Cases, Speaker, South Carolina Association For Justice, 2010
  • Cross Examination Skills Session, Co-Leader, National College For DUI Defense, 2010
  • DUI Defenses, Speaker, South Carolina Bar Association, 2009
  • An Overview of the New DUI Law, Speaker, South Carolina Bar Association, 2008
  • Chairman, South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers' Annual Reese Joye DUI Defense Seminar
  • Frequent Lecturer, Defense of DUI Cases and DUI and Criminal Law Related Issues, South Carolina

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Named a member of the Teaching Faculty for the National College for DUI Defense, 2013
  • Completed the breath-test courses on the operation of the DataMaster DMT and the BAC DataMaster offered by National Patent Analytical Systems

Educational Background:

  • BA Political Science University of South Carolina, 1994
  • NHTSA/IACP Drug Recognition and Classification / Drug Recognition Expert Overview Course
  • NHTSA practitioner's course on Standardized Field Sobriety Testing

Industry Groups

  • National Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • National College For DUI Defense
  • South Carolina Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • South Carolina Bar Association
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Office Location for Drew Carroll

44-C Markfield Drive
Charleston, SC 29407

Phone: 843-737-4245

Fax: 843-737-4265

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Last Updated: 11/21/2018

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