Thomas D. “Val” Guest Jr.
Thomas D. “Val” Guest, Jr. is a partner of Ouverson, Guest & Carter, PA, in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina. He has been actively litigating cases since 1990, and possesses extensive experience in counseling clients on criminal, domestic, and civil issues.
A certified civil court and domestic relations mediator, Mr. Guest practices in the areas of business law, criminal defense, family law, auto accidents, real estate law, and general litigation. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the Citadel in 1982 and a Juris Doctor from the University Of South Carolina School Of Law in 1989.
A member of the South Carolina Bar, Val was admitted to practice before the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. District Court of South Carolina. Mr. Guest is a former law clerk for the Honorable John H. Waller, Jr. and former prosecutor for the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit of S.C., which includes Horry and Georgetown counties. He is also a member of the American Bar Association and the Horry County Bar Association, of which he is a past president.
South Carolina, 1989
U.S. District Court District of South Carolina, 1990
U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina – J.D. 1989
The Citadel, Charleston, South Carolina – B.S. 1982
Professional Associations & Memberships
American Bar Association, Member
South Carolina Bar Association, Member
Horry County Bar Association, Past President
Surfside Area Rotary Club, Past President
Leadership Grand Strand, Graduate
Belin United Methodist Church, Treasurer