Matthew Jackson

Attorney | South Carolina Injury Lawyer

Matthew W. Jackson, a native of Asheville, North Carolina, has lived in Charleston since he was 14 years old.

After graduating from the College of Charleston in 1998, Matt attended the University of South Carolina School of Law, where he received his law degree in 2002.

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Upon passing the bar, Mr. Jackson joined Joye Law Firm, where he has focused his practice on South Carolina workers’ compensation law and currently serves as the Head of the firm’s Workers’ Compensation Department. Matt takes pride in representing the working men and women of the great state of South Carolina, and fights tenaciously on behalf of his clients. Matt is highly respected by his peers, and has grown a reputation for his legal skills, abilities and case results.

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What Our Clients Say About Matt...

"Matthew Jackson and Deana Nash were very helpful and caring. They addressed all of my needs. I would highly recommend their services. Awesome experience."

— M. Yumol, Actual Client

Honors & Awards

  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America, 2017 – Present
  • Client’s Choice Award, Avvo, 2015 – Present
  • 10.0 Avvo Rating, 2017 – present

Associations & Memberships

  • Immediate Past President, Injured Workers’ Advocates, 2019
  • Vice President, Injured Workers’ Advocates, 2016
  • Executive Committee, Injured Workers’ Advocates, 2013 – Present
  • Member, Workers Law and Advocacy Group, 2016 – Present
  • Member, American Association for Justice, 2003 – Present
  • Member, South Carolina Association for Justice, 2003 – Present
  • Member, South Carolina Bar Association, 2003 – Present


  • Mock Trial - Claimant's Attorney Perspective, Comp In Action: Take Two. Minor Mistakes = Major Expenses , 2015
  • Mock Trial - Claimant's Attorney, South Carolina Workers' Compensation Educational Association Seminar, 2014
  • Workers' Compensation, Injured Workers' Advocates Seminar, 2014
  • The Provider's Role in Workers' Compensation Medical Treatment & Beyond , 37th Annual Education
  • Speaker, Conference on Workers' Compensation, 2013
  • Workers' Compensation Issues, Atlantic Coast Labor Management Conference, 2013
  • Form 21's Life in the Fast Lanes, Injured Workers' Advocates Paralegal & Legal Assistant Seminar, 2012
  • Workers' Comp Academy , 36th Annual Education Conference on Workers' Compensation, 2012
  • Family Medical Leave Act Overview, Atlantic Coast Labor Management Conference, 2012
  • Coordinating the Pursuit of a Workers' Compensation/Third Party Claim, South Carolina Association for Justice Convention, 2009
  • Mock Trial - Claimant's Attorney, Injured Workers' Advocates Paralegal & Legal Assistant Seminar, 2008
  • Mock Trial - Claimant's Attorney 31st Annual Educational Conference on Workers' Compensation, 2007


  • College of Charleston, B.A., 1998
  • Charleston School of Law, J.D., 2002


$1.02 Million Settlement for woman injured in rear-end crash

Ran Stoney of Joye Law Firm in North Charleston said his 50-year-old client, Jennifer Preszler, was stopped at a red light in Mount Pleasant in July 2016 when another driver crashed into the back of her vehicle. A third car… read more

Latest Blog Post

Understanding How Comparative Negligence Can Affect My Injury Claim

The civil justice system in the United States has specific laws that vary from state-to-state, including the way fault and damages are apportioned in personal injury cases. South Carolina, like the majority of states, has a modified comparative negligence or… read more

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