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I have done a huge variety of things in my life, not only in the legal world, but in my recreational, family, and private lives. I have a private pilot license, I've climbed mountains, paddled Class IV+ rapids on whitewater rivers, travelled extensively, hunted, fished, acted, written books, sang in church choirs, sailed, swam competively, taught a course in a community college, cooked, gardened, bicycled long distances, and hiked and camped extensively.


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Practice areas


  1. Car Accident: 30%
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
  3. Workers Compensation: 10%
  4. Wills: 10%
  5. Other: 20%
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  • Kevin Parker Klein

    An excellent personal injury attorney. I highly recommend Mr. Lyles.


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  • Hal W. Roach

    I endorse this lawyer. Joe has been in practice for decades. He works hard and has the respect of the legal community as a whole.


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Contact info

Joseph Lyles, Attorney at Law

610 Grove Rd.
Greenville, SC, 29605


SCGood Standing198307/03/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
ConservationCity of Greenville1989
Thomas Henry Huxley AwardHuxley College of Environmental Studies1979
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
referral attorneyHyatt Legal Services2010 - Present
Managing PartnerThe Lyles Law Firm2004 - Present
Associate Attorney; PartnerHoward Howard Francis & Reid1988 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
Greenville County Bar AssociationMember1984 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
John Doe v. Fred Doesettled for about $275,000.00
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Publication nameTitleDate
trade paperbackHow You Can Avoid Legal Land Mines2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
USN Military Justice Schoolmilitary justicenone, but course program was successfully completed1984
U S Navy, Officer Indoctrination SchoolU S Navy officerOfficer- successful completion1984
University of South Carolina School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
Western Washington UniversityEnvironmental StudiesBS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Lawschool for NonlawyersPersonal Injury2000