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Former co-worker, candidate sues new Ohio County assessor

WHEELING – A former candidate for Ohio County assessor is suing the recently elected assessor, among others, alleging a hostile work environment and her eventual termination.

Man sues SWN Production Company for breach of contract

WHEELING – A man is suing SWN Production Company after he claims it breached its contract with him.

Man sues Chase Bank for breach of contract

WHEELING – A man is suing JPMorgan Chase Bank after he claims it breached its contract with him by failing to apply loan payments and failing to give him a modification on his loan.

Woman says insurer failed to pay claim after 2012 derecho

CHARLESTON – A woman is suing American National Property & Casualty Company after she claims it failed to pay a home insurance claim after the 2012 derecho.

Chicken wing injury results in Walmart workers' comp lawsuit

HUNTINGTON – A Braxton County woman claims she was discriminated against by Walmart after she filed a workers’ compensation claim when a 30-pound box of chicken wings fell on her in the deli’s poorly lit walk-in freezer.

Couple sues LoanDepot.com for foreclosure

ELKINS – A couple is suing LoanDepot.com after they claim it wrongfully began foreclosure proceedings on their home.

Man sues Tug Hill Operating for failing to pay royalties

WHEELING – A man is suing Tug Hill Operating after he claims it failed to create a profit and pay royalties to him.

Franklin Oil Co. sues Southern States for breach of contract

ELKINS – Franklin Oil Co. is suing Southern States Cooperative Incorporated after it claims it breached its contract by failing to pay $900,000 pursuant to an agreement.

Man sues CU Recovery for consumer credit act violations

WHEELING – A man is suing CU Recovery Inc. after he claims it violated the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act.

PERSONNEL FILE: Jackson Kelly named a top environmental firm

CHARLESTON – The Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources (SEER) of the American Bar Association (ABA) named Jackson Kelly PLLC a Top Ten Firm in its first “Annual Regional Law Firm Recognitions."

PERSONNEL FILE: Nelson Mullins West Virginia attorneys named Super Lawyers, Rising Stars

HUNTINGTON – Five Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP West Virginia attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2015 West Virginia Super Lawyers and Rising Stars publication.

PERSONNEL FILE: Dinsmore attorneys named to Super Lawyers list

CHARLESTON – Dinsmore & Shohl announces 33 of its attorneys have been named to the West Virginia Super Lawyers list and the Rising Stars list for 2015.

PERSONNEL FILE: Tinder named first recipient of national excellence award

CHARLESTON – Thomas R. Tinder, executive director of the West Virginia Bar Foundation, is the recipient of the inaugural National Conference of Bar Foundations Excellence Award.

PERSONNEL FILE: Riley Jr. joins Bernstein-Burkley's W.Va. office

PITTSBURGH – Arch W. Riley Jr., an accomplished attorney with more than 30 years of experience in commercial bankruptcy law, has joined Bernstein-Burkley, P.C. as a partner in West Virginia, where the firm is expanding its creditors’ rights and bankruptcy and restructuring practice groups.

PERSONNEL FILE: Jernigan named a W.Va. Bar Foundation Fellow

CHARLESTON – Dinsmore & Shohl’s Henry Jernigan has been named to the West Virginia Bar Foundation Fellows 2015 Class.

PERSONNEL FILE: Nicholson joins Steptoe & Johnson

CHARLESTON – Steptoe & Johnson is pleased to announce the addition of Roger L. Nicholson to its Energy Transactional Team.

PERSONNEL FILE: Hurney elected VP of ADTA

CHARLESTON – Jackson Kelly PLLC attorney Thomas J. Hurney Jr. was elected vice president of the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys (ADTA) at its 74th Annual meeting in Ponte Vedra, Fla., on April 25.

PERSONNEL FILE: Lawrence named to Nature Conservancy Board of Trustees

BRIDGEPORT – Steptoe & Johnson PLLC attorney W. Henry “Hank” Lawrence has been named to the Nature Conservancy West Virginia Chapter Board of Trustees.

PERSONNEL FILE: Schultz elected Assistant Secretary of ADTA

CHARLESTON – Peggy L. Schultz of Peggy Schultz & Associates LLP in Charleston has been elected to the officer position of Assistant Secretary for the Association of the Defense Trial Attorneys (ADTA) during the 74th ADTA Annual Meeting in Ponte Vedra, Fla.

PERSONNEL FILE: Love named a Super Lawyer

CHARLESTON – Attorney Charles M. Love IV has been selected to the 2015 West Virginia Super Lawyers for a sixth time.