John W. Reese, III
John W. Reese III was born in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. However, his adolescent years were spent in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He attended East Carolina University in Greenville, NC where he received his B.S. and M.S. in Criminal Justice. Prior to attending Law school, John spent several years working with at-risk youth as a Youth Counselor in North Carolina. Thereafter, John attended the University of South Carolina School of Law. Eager to join the legal profession, John graduated a semester early in December of 2020. John was admitted to the North Carolina and South Carolina Bar in 2021.
During law school, John was an active member of several student organizations including the Black Law Student Association and the Law Students of Color Collective. John also held several clerk positions throughout his law school tenure with the South Carolina Department of Corrections as well as the Joint Citizens and Legislative Committee on Children. In early 2021, John joined Maguire Law Firm and began his practice focusing on personal injury and workers’ compensation.
In his free time, John enjoys traveling. In the coming years, his personal goal is to fill as many pages of his passport as possible. John also loves spending time with his family and friends, in moderation. Any additional free time John has outside of that is spent lounging on the beach.