Experience you can trust
Thomas D. “Val” Guest, Jr. is a partner of Parsons, Ouverson, Stark, Guest and Sandefur, PA. where he practices in the areas of criminal defense, domestic relations, civil litigation, construction defect, real estate, and is a certified civil court and domestic relations mediator.
A member of the South Carolina Bar, Mr. Guest 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. Mr. Guest has extensive experience in counseling clients on criminal, domestic, and civil issues. He has been actively litigating cases since 1990. Mr. Guest is a certified mediator in both civil and domestic relations. He is a member of the American Bar Association and the Horry County Bar Association, which he is past president.
In 1989, Mr. Guest earned a Juris Doctor from the University Of South Carolina School Of Law where he served on student counsel. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the Citadel.
Areas of Practice
Alternative Dispute Resolution (Mediation and Arbitration)
Marital Family Law
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
Major: Business Administration
Honors and Awards
Graduate of Leadership Grand Strand
Treasurer for Belin United Methodist Church
Professional Associations and Memberships
South Carolina Bar Association
Horry County Bar Association, Past President
Surfside Area Rotary Club, Past President
American Bar Association, Member
Past Employment Positions
Fifteenth Judicial Circuit of S.C., Former Prosecutor