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Jarrett Bouchette, Attorney

Jarrett Bouchette

Attorney | Partner

Phone (843) 238-5141
Fax (843) 238-9060

The National Trial Lawyers - Top 40 Under 40
South Carolina Criminal Defense Attorneys
National College of DUI Defense
SC Lawyer Magazine

Biography

Jarrett Bouchette is a trial attorney and shareholder in the Floyd Law Firm. His experience is broad-based and has included appearances in Federal District Court, The South Carolina Court of Appeals, Common Pleas (civil Court), General Sessions (Criminal), Family Court, Probate Court, and Magistrate’s Court. He has tried cases before judges and juries in both civil and criminal court with subject areas ranging from breach of contract and fraudulent inducement, to criminal domestic violence and murder. Today, Jarrett focuses his practice in the areas of criminal defense, civil litigation, and probate litigation.

Jarrett routinely handles complex Civil and Probate matters involving:

—Business & Contractual Disputes
—Employment Law Matters
—Construction Related Litigation including Defects & Mechanics Liens
—Civil Rights cases involving Wrongful Arrest, Excessive Force, & claims arising out of § 1983 U.S.C.
—Wills, Trust, & Estate Litigation
—Conservatorships
—Breach of Fiduciary Duty

In addition, Jarrett maintains an active Criminal Defense practice, currently serves as a board member of the South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (SCACDL) and is a member of the National College for DUI Defense. He is also a member of the National Trial Lawyers “40 under 40” section for criminal defense.

His practice includes:

State Court Charges
  • Driving Under the Influence (DUI)
  • Drug Possession
  • Drug Distribution
  • Drug Trafficking
  • Embezzlement
  • Kidnapping
  • Assault
  • Sexual Assault
  • Armed Robbery
  • Murder
Federal Charges
  • Drug Trafficking
  • Fraud
  • Conspiracy
  • “White Collar” Crimes

Attorney T. Jarrett Bouchette is a graduate of the Charleston School of Law in Charleston, South Carolina. He earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree with an emphasis in finance from the College of Charleston. Jarrett grew up in Pawleys Island, and he has handled cases throughout South Carolina and North Carolina. Jarrett’s primary strategy in any case, whether civil or criminal, is to prepare the case for trial. Though few cases ever get to that stage, it is only by preparing the case for trial that you can evaluate whether your settlement or plea agreement is the absolute best one available.

In the News

Representative Cases

Criminal Defense

December 2018 – Obtained plea offer of manslaughter prior to closing arguments in murder trial. 

October 2015 – Not guilty verdict on charges of criminal domestic violence.

Civil Cases

October 2019 – Successful Jury award of actual and punitive damages for our client in Fast-Track summary jury trial.

May 2017 – Effectively obtained defense verdict on behalf of paving contractor accused of faulty construction. 

April 2017 – Successfully obtained jury verdict in favor of client seeking damages for misrepresentation in the sale of a business.

Published Works

Practice Areas

Bar Admission

South Carolina, 2013

North Carolina, 2014

Education

Charleston School of Law, Charleston, South Carolina

J.D., 2013

College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina

B.A. Business Administration, Finance, 2008

Honors & Awards

The National Trial Lawyers – Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyers (Criminal Defense), 2021

Professional Associations & Memberships

Horry County Bar Association

Georgetown County Bar Association

Board Member of the South Carolina Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (SCACDL) Representing the 15th Judicial Circuit

Member National College for DUI Defense (NCDD)

Charitable Endeavors

Board Member for Amazing Journey, Inc.