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P. Matthew Carruthers, Jr.

The Beginning

Born in Greenville, SC, Mr. Carruthers started his firm in 1991 and has been practicing Law for over 20 years. 


The Carruthers Law Firm was one of the first independent Immigration Practices in Upstate, South Carolina.

Areas of Practice

 The firm focuses on Family Law,  Workers' Compensation, Criminal Defense,  and Immigration Law. 


Mr. Carruthers has a Juris Doctor in Law, a Masters in Business, and a Bachelors Degree in Economics.


Mr. Carruthers has worked in both the government and the private sectors since finishing school. Prior to entering the legal profession, he worked with municipalities and their public financing needs.

After finishing Law School he worked for a top rated Law Firm in Greenville, SC where he concentrated in the areas of Business and Immigration Law. Starting in 1991 he formed his own practice focusing on Immigration, Family Issues, and Criminal Defense work, as well as Work Related Injuries.


Mr. Carruthers is licensed to practice in Immigration Court, as well as Federal and State Courts.  He has litigated cases in Courts in Baltimore, Chicago, Atlanta, Charlotte, and Buffalo as well as most all of the counties in South Carolina.


Mr. Carruthers graduated college with Honors in Economics.  He was awarded the top Writing Award at the University of Kentucky School of Law.  While in Law School he was also on the Moot Court Team and selected for Top Legal Argument.  He is a member of the South Carolina Bar and the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

Law Firm Goal

Our goal is to serve the Client with the utmost respect and ability so as to achieve the maximum outcome in their case.  We handle each case with personal pride and the Client's needs are always first.

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