Hi, How Can We Help You?
  • 11915 Plaza Drive, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
  • (843) 357-8888
  • Monday–Thursday 8AM–5PM / Friday 8AM–4PM

Thomas D. “Val” Guest Jr.

Thomas D. “Val” Guest, Jr., Attorney

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.

Bar Admissions

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