John Naif Ellem

John Naif Ellem

Bankruptcy Attorney

Parkersburg, WV





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About Me

I have practiced law for 22years in both WV and Ohio.  More than half of my practice is devoted to various types of consumer litigation (lemon law, debt collection abuse, fraud and credit report errors, etc.) as well as personal injury.  I also have a very active criminal defense practice (felonies and misdemeanors).  My website is and my blog is www.westvirginiaconsumerlaw....

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees


Contingent (25%-40%), Free Consultation (30 minutes), Hourly ($200-$250/hour)

Client Reviews

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Great Lawyer highly recommended

Posted by: Marsha about 4 years ago.

Mr. Ellem was a great lawyer, from our first meeting to the end. He kept me informed even sent me email when i sent him emails asking question. His...
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Gary Roger Brod
Gary Brod

Philadelphia, PA

4 days ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer. Very diligent and committed to providing excellent representation
Christian K. Lassen II
Christian Lassen

Philadelphia, PA

Over 3 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Very experienced lawyer.
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1994 License Status: Active for the state of Ohio.
Last updated by Avvo: 03/31/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2000 – present

Ellem Law Office


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1992 law in Juris Doctorate

West Virginia University


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2013 CV Rating



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2011- present Attorney Member

American Bankruptcy Institute

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Speaking Engagements

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2012 How to Communicate Effectively With Your Elected Representative

at Webinar

1997 Guardianship and Conservatorship Law (as applicable to those with developmental disabilities)

at Arc of Wood County Workshop