Notable Trial And Litigation Experience

  • Watts v. Champion Publishing d/b/a The Herald Dispatch, March 2015
    Civil Action No. 13-C-978, Circuit Court of Cabell County, West
    Virginia, Judge Chiles
    • Plaintiff's Verdict on Employment Action
  • State of West Virginia v. Pennington, Indictment No. 14-F-358, April 2016
    Circuit Court of Cabell County, West Virginia, Judge Farrell
    • 40 Counts of Sexual Abuse
    • Jury Verdict: Not Guilty on All Counts
  • State of West Virginia v. Searls, Indictment No. 12-F-126, June 2013
    Circuit Court of Cabell County, West Virginia, Judge Farrell
    • First Degree Murder
    • Jury Verdict: Not Guilty
  • State of West Virginia v. Hatcher, Indictment No. 11-F-264, March 2012
    Circuit Court of Cabell County, West Virginia, Judge Farrell
    • First Degree Murder
    • Jury Verdict: Involuntary Manslaughter (Misd.)

Grievances

  • Garton v. William Sharpe, Jr. Hospital (2012) – Settled for substantial amount after 3 days of hearing
  • Lambert v. Regional Jail Authority (2013) – Reinstatement and Back Pay
  • Berlin v. Regional Jail Authority (2013) – Back Pay
  • Cazad v. Regional Jail Authority (2013) – Back Pay
  • Perry v. Mountwest Community & Technical College (2016) – Judge's Decision: Reinstatement and Back Pay (54 page decision)
  • Lunsford v. Regional Jail Authority (2016) – Judge's Decision: Reinstatement and Back Pay
  • Kelly v. Regional Jail Authority (2016) – Judge's Decision: Reinstatement and Back Pay
  • Fortier v. Regional Jail Authority (2016) – Back Pay