- Auto Accidents
- Trucking Accidents
- Motorcycle Accidents
- Brain / Spinal Injuries
- Wrongful Death
- Workers Compensation
- DUI / DUAC / DWI / BUI
- Licensed in both South Carolina and North Carolina
- Over 75 Years Combined Legal Experience
- Former ICU Registered Nurse (RN)
- Former Insurance Defense Lawyers
- Former 16th Circuit Assistant Solicitor / SC DUI Prosecutor
- Former Police Officer on Staff
- NHTSA Certificates in “DUI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing” and “Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement” (ARIDE)
Whether you have been seriously injured in a car, truck, or motorcycle accident or are facing criminal prosecution, the lawyer you choose can make all the difference in the outcome of your case. This first decision is critical. Before deciding, you should carefully review and compare the credentials of different lawyers and law firms. You may even want to personally meet with several attorneys. Then, after you have done your research, you should hire the best lawyer who gives you the most confidence.
Reeves Aiken & Hightower LLP is a full service personal injury and criminal defense law firm. Together, we have four seasoned trial attorneys and a fully trained paralegal staff ready to go to work on your behalf. Our criminal and civil litigation lawyers have distinctive backgrounds and will work tirelessly to protect you and your family.
Robert Reeves is an experienced litigator who has tried accident cases, including serious personal injury and wrongful death claims, in both federal and state courts as well as represented injured workers before the SC Workers’ Compensation Commission. Mr. Reeves also defends DUI and DWI cases in both South Carolina and North Carolina.
Before he attended law school, he was an ICU Registered Nurse (RN). He is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in SC and NC. Mr. Reeves is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, National Trial Laywers Top 100 Trial Lawyers for SC, SC Super Lawyers, and SC Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys.
Arthur Aiken graduated at the top of his law school class earning induction into the Order of the Coif honor society. He is an experienced trial attorney who handles complex civil cases as well as serious felony criminal cases in all courts. He is a former insurance defense attorney who prepares thoroughly for trial and uses his prior defense background to anticipate both sides of every case. In addition to trial work, Mr. Aiken is also an experienced appellate lawyer and has argued before the SC Court of Appeals and SC Supreme Court. His memberships include the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers for SC. Mr. Aiken has a statewide practice and is based in the Columbia, SC office.
A. Bea Hightower is an experienced criminal trial lawyer and former prosecutor as well as a public defender, making her an effective advocate for her clients. Her passion for children issues drives her, and she regularly works with the SC Department of Social Services, serving as a Guardian ad litem. She also has a statewide practice and is based out of our Columbia, SC office.
J. Tyler Burns is a former 16th Circuit (York County) Assistant Solicitor. Beginning his career as a prosecutor has given him tremendous insights into now defending criminal cases. He is an aggressive trial attorney and leaves nothing to chance. Mr. Burns focuses his practice on DUI, DUAC, BUI and drug cases throughout South Carolina, but focuses on cases in York, Lancaster, and Charleston counties. He also assists Mr. Reeves in more complex NC DWI cases.