John Magruder Read

John Magruder Read

  • Personal Injury, Consumer Law, Business Law ...
  • Georgia, South Carolina
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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.

Practice Areas
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
Additional Practice Area
  • Car Accidents
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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South Carolina
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University of South Carolina
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The Citadel
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Professional Associations
South Carolina Association for Justice
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South Carolina State Bar
- Current
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Georgia State Bar
- Current
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United Housing Connections
Board President
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Websites & Blogs
The Read Law Firm
Contact & Map
The Read Law Firm, LLC
101 W Park Ave
Greenville, SC 29601
Telephone: (864) 501-5110
Fax: (864) 603-3840
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