Profile

Name

Wesley Metheney

Firm

Wilson, Frame & Metheney PLLC

Firm Website

http://www.wvalegal.com

City

Morgantown

State

WV

Bio

Wesley W. Metheney is a native West Virginian, born, raised and educated in Morgantown, West Virginia, home of West Virginia University. Mr. Metheney has been a well recognized and experienced trial lawyer for more than twenty (20) years and is a Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate, by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Mr. Metheney represents family members who have been injured or who have lost loved ones due to motor vehicle accidents, workplace incidents, defective products, or medical malpractice. He actively prosecutes cases against insurance companies and large corporations.

Mr. Metheney is also an experienced trial lawyer in family and criminal law, and aggressively represents family members in crisis.

Areas of Practice:

  • Personal Injury
  • Auto Accidents
  • Insurance Claims
  • Burns
  • Defective Products
  • Medical and Legal Malpractice
  • Toxic Exposures
  • Work Place Injuries – Coal Mining Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law

Certification/Specialties:

Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy

Registered Landscape Architect, State of West Virginia

Bar Admissions:

West Virginia

U.S. District Court Northern District of West Virginia

U.S. District Court Southern District of West Virginia

U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit

U.S. Court of Federal Claims

U.S. Supreme Court

Education:

West Virginia University College of Law, Morgantown, West Virginia, 1983
Doctor of Jurisprudence

West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, 1968
Bachelor of Science

Honors and Awards:

President’s Award, West Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, 2000

Member of the Year, West Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, 1988

Founding Fellow, Southern Trial Lawyers Association

Best Advocate Award, Gourley Cup Trial Competition

Best Advocate Award, Lugar Cup Trial Competition

Order of Barristers

Moot Court Board

Professional Associations and Memberships:

West Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, 1995 – 1996
Past President

West Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, 1984 – Present
Board Member

West Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, 1985 – Present
Sustaining Member

Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 1982 – Present
Member

Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 1992 – Present
Sustaining Member

Association of Trial Lawyers of America PAC – M-Club

Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 1997 – 2000
State Delegate

Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 1999 – 2000
Outstanding State Delegate

West Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, 1995 – 1996
Past President

Supreme Court Model Jury Instruction Committee
Board Member

Birth Information:

February 5, 1946, Morgantown, West Virginia, United States of America