Ian D. Maguire

Ian D. Maguire

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Location: Myrtle Beach
Phone: 843-438-5561
Fax: 843-361-7048

Ian D. Maguire was born in Dublin, Ireland and raised in New York City. He and his wife, Jennifer, have four children: Erin, Brendan, Liam and Saoirse. He attended Le Moyne College in Syracuse, NY, where he received his B.S. in Business Administration. Thereafter, Ian received his law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1993. Since arriving on the Grand Strand in 1994, Ian has dedicated himself to seeking justice for injured individuals and their families.

Ian Maguire is a trial lawyer and practices in the areas of personal injury and workers’ compensation. He primarily represents individuals injured due to automobile collisions, trips and falls, and nursing home negligence. He has represented injured workers in South Carolina and North Carolina for over two decades. His law practice is predicated on the core stance that consumers should be protected from unsafe products and individuals should receive fair treatment from the big powerful insurance companies. Ian is dedicated to holding corporations that refuse to abide by their duties accountable for the injuries and damages they cause.

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina
  • North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court District of South Carolina
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina


  • University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina
    • Juris Doctorate
  • Le Moyne College, Syracuse, New York
    • Business Administration
  • Archbishop Molloy High School, Queens, New York

Honors and Awards

  • 2022 Best Lawyers
  • 2019 Ann DeBock Leadership Award Winner
  • Super Lawyers 10+ Years
  • Best Lawyers 2017 – Present
  • Martindale Hubbell Rating: AV (Highest Rating for Legal Ability and Ethics)
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Listed in Best Lawyers 2017-2018
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Nations Top One Percent, by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel


  • Board Chairman: Horry County Early College High School
  • President: St. Andrew School Board
  • President: Coastal Carolina Inn of Court
  • Past President: South Carolina Injured Workers’ Associates
  • Past Chairman: South Carolina Bar Workers’ Compensation Section
  • Past Area Director: Horry County Special Olympics
  • Past Chairman: Horry County March of Dimes Chef Auction
  • Past Vice President: Grand Strand Rape Crisis Center
  • 2-time Nominee: Ann DeBock Leadership Award

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Member of American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Injured Workers’ Advocates of South Carolina, Executive Committee Member, 2016 – 2021
  • Member of Mensa
  • American Association for Justice
  • South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association
  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Past Board of Regents Member Leadership Grand Strand
  • South Carolina Bar, Past Board Member Workers’ Compensation Section

Pro Bono Activities

  • Socastee High School and Saint Andrew Middle School Mock Trial Teams
  • Northern Shaolin Kung Fu: Black Sash (Title: Lao Shi)
  • Coach: St. Andrew Middle School Mock Trial Team

Ian D. Maguire Named 2019 Ann DeBock Leadership Award Winner

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Ian Maguire, Esquire/Owner of The Maguire Law Firm was chosen as the 2019 Leadership Grand Strand Ann DeBock Leadership Award Winner. Maguire was presented with the award at a ceremony during the Ann DeBock Leadership Award Alumni Social at the Dunes Golf and Beach Club on Jan. 25.

Presented by Leadership Grand Strand, a 9-month leadership program of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, the annual award honors one LGS graduate who exhibits outstanding leadership and service. The recipient must volunteer in service or civic roles, serve on appointed boards or commissions, and exhibit an overall demonstration of effective leadership skills.

“We had incredible nominees put forth each year for this award,” said Ashley Setzer, LGS Board of Regents Chair. “Ian truly stood out for the many contributions he has made to our community over the past 20 years through many different organizations.”

Maguire has dedicated time and leadership to Horry County Special Olympics, March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction, Grand Strand Rape Crisis Center, St. Andrew’s School Board, Early-College High School, North Myrtle Beach Civitans, South Carolina Bar Worker’s Compensation Section, Injured Worker’s Advocates of South Carolina and the LGS Board of Regents. He also is an active volunteer for the Community Kitchen of Myrtle Beach, has coached mock trial teams at Socastee High School and recently helped lead the St. Andrew Catholic School Mock Trial team to a first-place finish at regionals.

During the LGS Ann DeBock Leadership Award Alumni social three finalists for the award were recognized; Randy Harrison (posthumously), John Poston and Jeffrey Wisniewski.

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Recent Results

Millions Recovered

Client suffered a perforated intestine, wore an ostomy bag for 57 days and suffered permanent injuries.


(collective settlement for 5 injured family members)

Family vacationing in Myrtle Beach, hit head-on by drunk driver.


Man struck on his motorcycle by an 18 wheel truck. Coma and mild traumatic brain injury. Ongoing pain and suffering.


Husband and wife struck from behind while driving in Myrtle Beach. Hospitalized and suffered back and neck injuries.

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At Maguire Law Firm, our mission is to make sure that you receive fair treatment when you’re hurt. If your injuries are the result of the actions of others, you deserve to bring a claim for compensation. We are professionals who want you to receive the maximum recovery. Plus, we do everything we can to make the process go smoothly.

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