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J. Michael DeTreville

J. Michael DeTreville

also known as J. Michael DeTreville

About me

DeTreville Law & Mediation, LLC is a general practice practice law firm focusing on family court litigation and non-litigation dispute resolution, criminal law and DUI defense, and serious personal injuries.

The firm is a family-owned and operated by Charleston natives who bring a combined 30+ years of experience to their client's legal needs.

DeTreville Law & mediation is conveniently located on St. Andrews Blvd. in West Ashley, minutes from most parts of town.


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Practice areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 70%
    10 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 10%
    10 years
  3. DUI & DWI: 10%
    10 years
  4. Personal Injury: 10%
    10 years



Hourly ($250/hour), contingent (25-40%), Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Daniel Augustine Harvill

    Mike is one of the smartest people I have ever met. I have known him for over 20 years on a personal basis as well as a professional basis. I recommend every inquiry that I receive that is based in South Carolina to Mike DeTreville. I highly recommend his services.


    Daniel Harvill Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Julianne Meggs Stokes

    Michael is an excellent attorney to whom I refer cases when I can.


    Julianne Stokes Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

DeTreville Law & Mediation, LLC

714 St Andrews Blvd
Charleston, SC, 29407


SCGood Standing200503/07/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2015
Top Contributor, DivorceAvvo2013
CALI Award, Products LiabilityUniversity of South Carolina2005
Luther Lee ScholarUniversity of South Carolina2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
MemberDeTreville Law & Mediation, LLC2011 - Present
AssociatePatricia O. DeTreville, PA2005 - 2011
Law ClerkRichardson Patrick Westbrook and Brickman2004 - 2005
Law ClerkBarnwell Whaley Patterson & Helms, LLC2003 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2011 - Present
American Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2005 - Present
Charleston County Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Bennett v. Rector, 389 S.C. 274 (Ct.App. 2010)Affirmed trial verdict for client.
Davis v. Davis, 372 S.C 64 (Ct.App. 2006)Verdict for Plaintiff affirmed.
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Publication nameTitleDate
South Carolina Trial Objections ManualAssistant Editor2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of South CarolinaLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
University of South CarolinaPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2001