F. Truett Nettles, IIF. Truett Nettles, II

North Charleston, South Carolina

Of Counsel


(843) 577-5460


(843) 577-5135

Mr. Nettles completed his undergraduate degree in Economics from Furman University in 1971. He studied abroad at the University of London during the fall, where he took courses in Early English Literature, Contemporary European Events, and Shakespeare. After graduation, Mr. Nettles went on to earn his law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1976. That same year, Mr. Nettles was admitted to practice law by the South Carolina Bar. He is also admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for South Carolina.

Mr. Nettles’ legal experience includes his appointment as Magistrate for Charleston County, Charleston County Assistant Solicitor, and as Judge of the Charleston County Small Claims Court. He has been in private practice since 1984 and regularly represents cases involving commercial litigation, commercial transactions, sale/purchase of assets or mergers, business formation, business dissolution, collateral recovery, and provides general business law counsel. He frequently appears in bankruptcy court for creditors.

Outside of practicing law, Mr. Nettles has served as Adjunct Professor at the Charleston School of Law, where he taught courses on Law Office Management and Secured Transactions. He has lectured on many continuing legal education seminars for Lorman Enterprises, the National Business Institute, the South Carolina Bar Association, and many other organizations. The topics of his lectures have included bankruptcy law, consumer law, commercial collections, enforcement of judgments, and more. He has published legal articles on judgment collection and wage garnishments.

Areas of Practice:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Law

Bar Admissions:

  • South Carolina (1976)
  • U.S. District Court District of South Carolina


  • J.D., University of South Carolina School of Law (1976)
  • B.S., Economics, Furman University (1971)
  • University of London (1969)
    • Contemporary European Events, Early English Literature and Shakespeare.

Classes/Seminars Taught:

  • Adjunct Professor Charleston School of Law, taught Secured Transactions and Law Office Management.
  • South Carolina Bar Association lectured regular basis continuing legal education seminars.
  • National Business Institute lectured regular basis continuing legal education seminars.
  • Lorman Enterprises lectured regular basis continuing legal education seminars.

Professional Affiliations:

  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Association
  • Charleston County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Serving the people and businesses of South Carolina for over forty years.