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Pretulak Bio Webpage HS 10-7-13

Biography

Jared Pretulak is often described by his colleagues as a passionate attorney who is dedicated to his clients. Jared is a member of GWB’s Workplace Practices Group and Litigation Practice Group.  Jared concentrates his practice on the defense of workers’ compensation claims on behalf of employers, insurance carriers, self-insured corporations, third party administrators, and claims servicing agencies. This representation includes the handling of appellate matters before the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Full Commission, the South Carolina Circuit Courts, and the South Carolina Court of Appeals. Additionally, Jared practices alternative dispute resolution and has been certified as a mediator by the South Carolina Board of Arbitrator and Mediator Certification.

Jared is an experienced workers’ compensation defense attorney and has successfully resolved hundreds of matters during his career. This experience has allowed Jared to cultivate an array of skills and knowledge that have contributed to the effective representation of clients in the following industries:

  • Education
  • Hospitality
  • Restaurants
  • Construction
  • Transportation

Additionally, Jared has handled various types of injury claims that include but are not limited to:

  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Orthopaedic Injuries
  • Brain Trauma
  • Psychological Injury
  • Spinal Injury
  • Repetitive Trauma

Never satisfied, Jared strives to continually increase his legal knowledge by taking an active role in the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Educational Association. In 2014, he was a member of the committee planning and implementing the SCWCEA Annual Educational Conference on Workers’ Compensation.

Jared is a staunch defender of his clients. He works to resolve all matters professionally for the betterment of those he represents. Jared aspires to accomplish this goal by maintaining constant communication and being responsive to the clients’ needs. Jared states, “One of our goals at GWB is unparalleled client loyalty and that can only be accomplished through satisfied clients.”

Certifications / Specialities

  • Circuit Court Mediator, South Carolina Board of Arbitrator and Mediator Certification, 2013

Associations & Memberships

  • Civil Court Mediation Certification Training Program, South Carolina Bar, 2013
  • Claims & Litigation Management Alliance
  • American Bar Association
  • Greenville County Bar
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Young Lawyers Division, South Carolina Bar
  • South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Educational Association
  • 2012 – 2015 Annual Educational Conference on Workers’ Compensation Planning Committee

Honors and Awards

  • 2015 Legal Elite – Workers’ Compensation, Greenville Business Magazine
  • South Carolina Journal of International Law and Business, Editor-In-Chief
  • Transnational Dispute Resolution Program at Gray’s Inn, London, England

Community Involvement

  • United Way of Greenville County, Loaned Executive Program, 2012
  • United Way of Greenville County, Area V Insurance Division Co-Chair, 2013
  • Christ Church, Usher

Bar Admissions

South Carolina, 2006

Education

  • J.D., University of South Carolina School of Law, 2006
  • B.A., magna cum laude, University of South Carolina, 2003

Testimonial - Person

Abraham Lincoln

Testimonial

I will prepare and someday my chance will come.