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James C. Stebbins

ATTORNEY

Location: Charleston, WV

Phone: 866-587-0167

ATTORNEY
PROFILE

James C. Stebbins- Mr. Stebbins graduated in 1991 from West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. Mr. Stebbins is a 1994 graduate of the West Virginia University College of Law where he graduated in the top 5% of his class. After graduation, Mr. Stebbins moved to Charleston, West Virginia, where he has spent the last 27 years handling cases throughout the State of West Virginia. Mr. Stebbins has tried over 25 cases to verdict and has successfully represented clients in numerous appeals before the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Insurance Law
  • Appeals

Bar Admissions

  • West Virginia, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of West Virginia, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of West Virginia, 1995
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1998

Education

  • West Virginia University College of Law, Morgantown, West Virginia
    • J.D. - 1994
    • Honors: West Virginia Law Review
    • Honors: Member, Order of the Coif
  • West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia
    • B.S. - 1991
    • Major: Psychology

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • West Virginia State Bar, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • West Virginia State Bar Board of Governors, Board Member 2017-2020

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers Litigation-Insurance 2015-present
  • Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year Litigation-Insurance 2016

Published Works

  • The Validity of Anti-Stacking Language in Automobile Insurance Policies in West Virginia-Application is Limited by Public Policy, 95 West Virginia Law Review 221 (1992).

Reported Decisions

  • Scherich v. Wheeling Creek Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Commision, 855 S.E.2d 912 (2021)
  • Pope Properties v. Robinson, 738 S.E.2d 546 (W. Va. 2013)
  • Neely v. Belk, Inc., 668 S.E.2d 189 (W. Va. 2008)
  • Corder v. William W. Smith Excavating, 556 S.E.2d 77 (W. Va. 2001)
  • State ex rel. Davidson v. Hoke, 532 S.E.2d 50 (W. Va. 2000)
  • Mitchell v. Federal Kemper Ins. Co., 514 S.E.2d 393 (W. Va. 1998)
  • State ex rel. West Virginia Deputy Sheriff’s Assoc. v. Simms, 513 S.E.2d 669 (W. Va. 1998)
  • Butts v. Royal Vendors, Inc., 504 S.E.2d 911 (W. Va. 1998)
  • Frye v. Kanawha Stone Co., 505 S.E.2d 206 (W. Va. 1998)
  • Wilt v. State Auto Mut. Ins. Co., 506 S.E.2d 608 (W. Va. 1998)
  • Brooks v. Harris, 495 S.E.2d 555 (W. Va. 1997)
  • Cochran v. U.S. Life Credit Life Ins. Co., 494 S.E.2d 927 (W. Va. 1997)
  • Blake v. John Skidmore Truck Stop, Inc., 493 S.E.2d 887 (W. Va. 1997)
  • Clark v. Kawasaki Motors Corp. USA, 490 S.E.2d 852 (W. Va. 1997)
  • Linkinogger v. Nationwide Mut. Ins. Co., 489 S.E.2d 19 (W. Va. 1997)
  • Bell v. Vecellio & Grogan, Inc., 475 S.E.2d 138 (W. Va. 1996)
  • Cox v. Amick, 466 S.E.2d 459 (W. Va. 1995)
  • Tiller v. Blevins, 460 S.E.2d 473 (W. Va. 1995)
  • Miller v. Lemon, 459 S.E.2d 406 (W. Va. 1995)
  • Meredith v. Mamsi Ins. Resources, Inc., 36 Fed. Appx. 109 (4th Cir. 2002)
  • Wilt v. State Auto Mut. Ins. Co., 2000 U.S. App. Lexis 613 (4th Cir. 1999)
  • Morgan v. Allianz Life Ins. Co., 1998 U.S. App. Lexis 11811 (4th Cir. 1998).