Max T. Hyde, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Spartanburg, SC

Hyde Law Firm, PA
360 E Main St
Spartanburg, SC 29302
Phone: 864-990-5709
Fax: 864-804-6449
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas: Family Law (20%), Eminent Domain (20%), Estate Planning & Probate (20%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%), General Litigation (10%), Real Estate: Consumer (10%)
Attorney Profile

As owner of Hyde Law Firm, P.A., Max T. Hyde Jr. represents clients in Greenville and Spartanburg, South Carolina. An experienced lawyer with almost two decades of experience, he handles matters of probate, family law, divorce and eminent domain. He is also a representative for South Carolina House District 32 and serves on the Administrative Procedure and Judiciary and Regulations Committees.

Mr. Hyde is admitted to practice in the state of South Carolina, and before the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina, the United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit and the United States Supreme Court. For his high ethical standards and long list of successful results, he holds the highest peer review rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

In 1995, Mr. Hyde graduated from Davidson College with honors and a Bachelor of Arts. While earning his undergraduate degree, he spent one year studying in the United Kingdom at Mansfield College, University of Oxford. He then attended law school at the University of South Carolina School of Law and graduated in 2000 with his Juris Doctor.

He is currently a member of the Spartanburg County Bar Association, the South Carolina Bar and the Judicial Conference of the 4th Circuit. Mr. Hyde was named Young Lawyer of the Year in 2009 by the Spartanburg County Bar Association and the Young Leader of the Year by the United Way of the Piedmont in 2006. Former chair of the City of Spartanburg Board of Zoning Appeals and the Board of Directors for Spartanburg Community College, he was also appointed to serve on the Spartanburg County Commission for Higher Education by Governor Nikki Haley.

* AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 20%Family Law
  • 20%Eminent Domain
  • 20%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%General Litigation
  • 10%Real Estate: Consumer


2 Years Super Lawyers
1 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021
  • Rising Stars: 2013

About Max T. Hyde, Jr.

Admitted: 2001, South Carolina

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  • AV Preeminent rating (Highest Possible Rating in Both Legal Ability & Ethical Standards) by Martindale-Hubbell since 2009
  • United Way of the Piedmont Young Leader of the Year 2006
  • for outstanding contribution to the Spartanburg County legal community 2009, C. Bruce Littlejohn Young Lawyer Award, Spartanburg County Bar Association, 2009

Educational Background

  • Mansfield College, Oxford University, United Kingdom, 1993
  • Davidson College, A.B. History, with Honors, 1995

Bar/Professional Activity

  • United States Supreme Court, United State Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, South Carolina Bar, 2001
  • Spartanburg County Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bar
  • Judicial Conference of the Fourth Circuit, Permanent Member
  • United States District Court, District of South Carolina

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Representative for South Carolina House District 32, Serving on the Judiciary and Regulations Committee. , 2019
  • Represented District 4 on Spartanburg City Council, where he focused on economic development and diversifying the city's professional workforce; Prior to that, Governor Nicki Haley appointed Hyde to serve on the Spartanburg County Commission for Higher Education; Chairman of the Spartanburg Community College Foundation Board of Directors and City of Spartanburg Board of Zoning Appeals; Served a president of the (Downtown) Rotary Club of Spartanburg, 2018
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Office Location for Max T. Hyde, Jr.

360 E Main St
Spartanburg, SC 29302

Phone: 864-990-5709

Fax: 864-804-6449

Last Updated: 11/20/2020

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