Stephen B. Farmer

Stephen B. Farmer

Attorney
Location:
Charleston, West Virginia
Phone:
304-881-0637 (Local)
866-587-0167 (Toll Free)
Email:

Stephen B. Farmer - Steve Farmer was born in Morgantown, West Virginia. He received a bachelor of science degree from West Virginia University in 1979 and a degree from the West Virginia University College of Law in 1984, where he was a member of the Law Review, Moot Court Board and Marilyn E. Lugar Trial Association. He was the recipient of the 1982 Baker Cup Moot Court Award. Mr. Farmer focuses his practice on trial work, including commercial, product liability and personal injury litigation. He is a member of the American Bar Association (Sections on Litigation and Criminal Justice), the West Virginia State Bar, the Kanawha County Bar Association, American Association for Justice, West Virginia Trial Lawyers Association and West Virginia Defense Trial Counsel. Mr. Farmer has served as a faculty member of the Trial Advocacy Institute, University of Virginia School of Law since 1988.

Year Joined Firm

  • 1996

Areas of Practice

  • Business and Commercial
  • Criminal Law
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Litigation and Appeals
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability

Bar Admissions

  • West Virginia, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of West Virginia, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of West Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit

Education

  • West Virginia University College of Law, Morgantown, West Virginia
    • J.D. - 1984
    • Honors: Baker Cup Moot Court Award, 1982
    • Honors: Order of Barristers, 1983 - 1984
    • Honors: Attorney General for Students, 1983 - 1984
    • Honors: President, Marilyn E. Lugar Trial Association, 1983 - 1984
    • Honors: Moot Court Board Member, 1981-1983
    • Law Review: West Virginia Law Review, Member, 1982 - 1984
  • West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia
    • B.S. - 1979
    • Major: Business Administration

Classes/Seminars

  • Faculty, Trial Advocacy Institute, University of Virginia School of Law

Honors and Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America in Personal Injury, Commercial Litigation and Criminal Law
  • The International Who's Who of Product Liability Defense Lawyers, 4th Ed., 2004
  • The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers, 2004/2005 Ed., 2004 - 2005
  • Outstanding Lawyers of America
  • Chambers USA - America's Leading Lawyers for Business
  • Recipient, William J. Brennan Award, 1997 - Present
  • Super Lawyers - West Virginia 2017 - Personal Injury General: Plaintiff

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • West Virginia University College of Law, Visiting Committee, 2001 - 2004
  • West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, Standardization of Jury Instructions Appointee Committee, 2000
  • Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference, Permanent Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • West Virginia State Bar, Member
  • Kanawha County Bar Association, Member
  • Defense Research Institute, Member
  • West Virginia Defense Trial Counsel, Member
  • West Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Member