MatthewJackson
Attorney

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  • Attorney
  • (877) 936-9707
  • gethelp@joyelawfirm.com
  • Offices: North Charleston
  • Practice Areas: Workers' Compensation

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Meet Matt Jackson

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.

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.

Publications and Presentations

  • 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

Honors

  • Best Lawyers in America, 2017
  • Client’s Choice Award, Avvo, 2015
  • Years of Service Award, Injured Workers’ Advocates, 2013
  • Speakers’ Award, Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church Inc., 2010

Education

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

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • President, Injured Workers' Advocates, 2016 – Present
  • Vice President, Injured Workers' Advocates, 2016 – Present
  • Executive Committee, Injured Workers' Advocates, 2013 – Present
  • Member, American Association for Justice, 2003 – Present
  • Member, Workers Law and Advocacy Group, 2016 - Present
  • Member, South Carolina Bar Association, 2003 – Present
  • Member, South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association, 2003 - Present
"I thank God there are lawyers out there willing to fight for employees in situations like mine." — Forrest