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Scotty Roberson

Areas of Service


  • DUI & DWI Consultant

DUI-Specific Training


  • Datamaster/DMT breath testing supervisor program at the National Patent factory in Ohio
  • Nationally certified as a practitioner and instructor of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration DUI Detection and Field Sobriety Testing curriculum
  • Advanced training in the Drug Recognition Expert curriculum

Scotty joined The Bateman Law Firm as a consultant after a fourteen year career in Law Enforcement, in which his area of operations were DUI detection and drug-related offenses.  Scotty received numerous accolades in his career such as the Aggressive Criminal Enforcement (A.C.E.) Distinction in 2000 by the Office of the Director of the South Carolina Department of Public Safety.  He was awarded the Greenville County Sheriffs Office Distinguished Service Award while assigned to their Traffic Enforcement Unit.  In 2001 he received the Traffic Safety Officer (TSO) designation by the Office of the Governor of South Carolina, the highest designation available to a traffic officer in the state.

Upon leaving law enforcement, Scotty became a highly sought after impaired driving consultant, and has worked with lawyers nationwide on issues related to DUI/DWI cases.  Having been affiliated with numerous professional organizations nationally, Scotty is called “The DUI Detective” by his colleagues.  This is due to his ability to uncover the smallest errors in DUI cases. 

Scotty has presented to law schools, colleges, public defenders, and private defense lawyers on all aspects of DUI defense.  He has been qualified as an expert in numerous courts on the subject of DUI field testing and breath testing procedures.  Scotty has completed the Datamaster/DMT breath testing supervisor program at the National Patent factory in Ohio.  This is the only device approved by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division for breath testing in South Carolina.  Scotty is nationally certified as a practitioner and instructor of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration DUI Detection and Field Sobriety Testing curriculum, and has received advanced training in the Drug Recognition Expert curriculum. 

Scotty has reviewed thousands of DUI cases in South Carolina and across the country on behalf of lawyers, using his vast experience and training in order to achieve the best results possible for clients.  The Bateman Law Firm is excited to announce his addition to the team.


Professional Affiliations


  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)
  • National Defender Investigator Association
  • Alabama Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • California DUI Lawyers Association
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Greenville Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Kansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Kentucky Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • S.C. Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • DUI Defense Lawyers Association 
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice

Honors


  • Cum Laude, Central Piedmont College, 1984
  • A.C.E. Distinction - South Carolina Office of Public Safety (Office of Director) - 2000
  • Traffic Safety Officer Designation (Office of the Governor) - State of South Carolina - 2001
  • Distinguished Service Award - Greenville Sheriff's Office - 1997

Professional Speaking Engagements


  • Guest Speaker - Brown Mackie College, Criminal Justice Program, Greenville, South Carolina - 2016
  • Guest Speaker - Brown Mackie College, Criminal Justice Program, Greenville, South Carolina - 2015
  • Instructor - Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Practitioner Course: Atlanta, South Carolina - 2014
  • Guest Speaker - South Carolina Bar Association, Greenville, South Carolina - 2014
  • Guest Speaker - College of Charleston Law School: Charleston, South Carolina - 2012
  • Guest Instructor - ITT Tech. Criminal Justice Program: Greenville, South Carolina - 2012
  • Guest Speaker - SCBBA - Columbia, South Carolina - 2012
  • Guest Speaker - SCBBA: Florence, South Carolina - 2012
  • Guest Instructor - ITT Tech. Criminal Justice Program: Greenville, South Carolina - 2011
  • Guest Instructor - ITT Tech. Criminal Justice Program: Greenville, South Carolina - 2011
  • Guest Instructor - ITT Tech. Criminal Justice Program: Greenville, South Carolina - 2011
  • Instructor – Standardized Field Sobriety Instructor Course: Greenville, South Carolina - 2011
  • Presenter - "Expert in the DWI Case": Indianapolis, Indiana - 2010
  • Instructor – Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Practitioner Course: Anderson, South Carolina - 2010
  • Instructor – Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Practitioner Course: Greenville, South Carolina - 2010
  • Co-Presenter - Introduction to the DataMaster DMT - S.C. Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers: Columbia, South Carolina - 2009
  • Instructor – Standardized Field Sobriety Testing  Practitioner Course: Denver School of Law, Denver, Colorado - 2009
  • Instructor - Standardized Field Sobriety Test Advanced DUI Detection: Pickens, SC - 2009
  • Instructor - Standardized Field Sobriety Test Advanced DUI Detection: Oconee, SC - 2009
  • "Analyze the DUI Case": Greenville Public Defenders Office - 2009