Vicki Koutsogiannis, Attorney

Attorney Vicki’s focus includes representation of clients with matters such as DUI, domestic violence, and offenses pending in General Sessions. She has tried numerous cases to verdict in matters such as domestic violence, DUI, drug possession, and related charges. She regularly appears with our clients in area courts. She has represented clients in hundreds of hearings, pre-trial conferences, bond settings, and other mattes.

She is a graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Law where she received a CALI award for excellence. She is also a cum laude graduate of Stony Brook University in New York, where she studied political science and was a member of several honors societies. She is originally from Simpsonville, South Carolina, and a graduate of Mauldin High School.

Her memberships include the South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the National College for DUI Defense. She has presented at attorney CLE programs on topics including legal ethics, substance abuse, and criminal defense matters.

In 2016 she completed the DUI Detection and Field Sobriety Testing course pursuant to the National Highway Traffic Safety curriculum. This is the same type of training received by South Carolina law enforcement officers in the investigation of DUI cases.

In 2017 she completed the Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE) training curriculum, and also passed the final examination. This training is frequently made available to police officers who are part of specific DUI teams.

She currently serves as co-chair of the Lexington County Bar Association CLE committee.

She is fluent in Greek.

Areas of Practice

  • DUI
  • Domestic Violence
  • Pre-Arrest Investigation
  • Criminal Defense

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina
  • U.S. District Court of South Carolina
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Professional Associations and Memberships

South Carolina Bar, Member

Lexington County Bar, Member

South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member

National College for DUI Defense, Member

Articles by Vicki

View articles on various criminal defense topics written by Vicki Koutsogiannis.

Introduction to Conditional Discharge
Introduction to the U.S. Federal Sentencing Guidelines
Introduction to the U.S. Federal Sentencing Guidelines: Part II
The Fifth Amendment Part I

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