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Pursuing South Carolina John Magruder Read
John Magruder Read

John Magruder Read

27 years of experience

Personal Injury, Consumer Law, Business Law, Criminal Law, Products Liability, Insurance Claims

South Carolina


John M. (“Jack”) Read IV was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. He graduated from The Citadel in 1991 and from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1994. He is admitted to practice law in both South Carolina and Georgia in both the federal and state courts. Jack has successfully litigated a wide variety of cases including contract disputes, personal injury, criminal defense, mortgage fraud, consumer fraud, insurance bad faith, foreclosure defense, real estate contract disputes, partnership dissolution, construction defects and zoning issues, civil RICO, criminal prosecution, evictions, mold damage, and others. In addition to the practice of law, from 2007-2016, Jack served as Board President of United Housing Connections (formerly the Upstate Homeless Coalition,) a not-for-profit organization that addresses the root causes of the homeless condition and provides the housing and help to break the cycle. Since January 2016, he has continued his service with UHC as a Board Member and as Treasurer. View More ›

Practice Area

Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death,
Consumer Law
Class Action, Lemon Law,
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes,
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes,
Products Liability
Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts,
Insurance Claims
Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance,


University of South Carolina

University of South Carolina
The Citadel

The Citadel

Professional Associations

South Carolina Association for Justice



South Carolina Association for Justice
South Carolina State Bar


1996 - Current

South Carolina State Bar
Georgia State Bar


1994 - Current

Georgia State Bar
United Housing Connections

Board President

2007 - 2016

United Housing Connections

Websites & Blogs

The Read Law Firm


The Read Law Firm, LLC
101 W Park Ave Greenville, SC 29601
Telephone: (864) 501-5110
Fax: (864) 603-3840

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