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William Scott Adams

William Scott Adams

Practice areas:

Car Accidents, Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Family, Criminal Defense, Business, Spinal Cord Injury

About Me

At Adams Legal Group, PLLC, we will handle your legal matter with the utmost of integrity, a high level of experience and the dedication that your concerns deserve.  We are experienced in handling all types of personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, automobile accident and business matters.  We will work with you to get you the results that you desire.


<a href="http://www.adams-legal.com/">Morgantown Personal Injury Law Firm</a>
<a href="http://www.adams-legal.com/">Morgantown Medical Malpractice Attorney</a>
<a href="http://www.adams-legal.com/">Morgantown Car Accident Lawyer</a>
<a href="http://www.adams-legal.com/">Morgantown Divorce Law For Dads</a>

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Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1999

  1. Criminal Defense: 16%
    16 years, 100 cases
  2. Family: 16%
    16 years, 50 cases
  3. Medical Malpractice: 16%
    16 years, 100 cases
  4. Personal Injury: 16%
    16 years, 500 cases
  5. Other: 36%
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Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($1-250/hour), Contingent (33-40%), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

31 total 

  • Jill L Rogers

    I highly endorse this lawyer, they are a well respected member of the legal community and always give their clients the best representation, If you are looking for someone willing to fight hard for your case, then look no further

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    Jill Rogers Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • Jason Christopher Maier

    Mr. Adams is an excellent attorney and a true professional. We have consulted on several matters including personal injury accident cases and auto accident cases. His knowledge and experience with complicated claims is quickly apparent. I recommend him highly for personal injury and auto accident matters.

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    Jason Maier Construction & Development Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Adams Legal Group, PLLC

344 High Street
Morgantown, WV, 26505

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
PAActive200108/03/2015
WVAuthorized to practice law199908/03/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Winning DUI CasesYour DUI Pro2014
Top 100 LawyersAmerican Society of Legal Advocates2013
Lead Cousel RatngLead Counsel Review Board2012
Best Lawyer- NomineeLegal Force2012
TRIAL EVIDENCE: ARTISTRY & ADVOCACYPennsylvania Bar Institute2011
Anatomy of a Superstar DepositionPennsylvania Bar Institute2011
Advanced DepositionTechniquesPracticing Law Institute2010
Killer Cross Exams of Expert WitnessesThomson Reuters2010
Electronic Document FilingUnited States District Court, Northern District of West Virginia2010
Advanced Medition TrainingWest Virginia State Bar2001
Basic Mediation TainingWest Virginia State Bar2000
Lugar Trial AssociationWest Virginia University College of Law1999
Moot Court Honorary BoardWest Virginia University College of Law1999
President's ListWest Virginia University1996
Magna Cum LaudeWest Virginia University1996
Dean's ListWest Virginia University1996

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerAdams Legal Group, PLLC2011 - Present
Of CounselShuman, McCuskey & Slicer2010 - 2011
PartnerBailey & Glasser2007 - 2010
PartnerMacCorkle Lavender Casey & Sweeney2001 - 2007
Supervising Writ ClerkSupreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia2000 - 2001
Associate AttorneyHuddleston Bolen Beatty Porter & Copen1997 - 2000

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
West Virginia Junior CollegeAdvisory Board2014 - Present
BNI - Mountaineer ChapterMember2014 - Present
Federalist SocietyMember2014 - Present
Better Business BureauAffiliate Member2013 - Present
Christian Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2012 - Present
Brain Injury Association of West VirginiaMember2012 - Present
JustAnswer.comVerified Business Law Expert2012 - Present
JustAnswer.comVerified Personal Injury Expert2012 - Present
United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of West VirginiaN/A2005 - Present
Morgantown MultisportMember2004 - Present
USATMember2004 - Present
Fourth Circuit Court of AppealsLicensed2004 - Present
Monongalia County Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
United States District Court for the Northern District of West VirginiaLicensed2001 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationLicensed2001 - Present
Defense Research InstituteMember2001 - 2008
American Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
Defense Trial Counsel of West VirginiaMember2001 - Present
West Virginia State BarLicensed1999 - Present
West Virginia State Bar, Young Lawyers DivisionMember1999 - 2006
United States District Court for the Southern District of West VirginiaLicensed1999 - Present
Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia, Student ChapterPresident1998 - 1999
American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice SectionMemberN/A
National Institute for Trial AdvocacyMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
King v. WVUDefense verdict on behalf of my client.
Holehouse v. Marion County Board of EducationDefense verdict on behalf of my client.
Secure U.S. v. WindstreamVerdict in favor of Windstream; appeal denied

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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
West Virginia University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
West Virginia UniversitySecondary Education (Mathematics)BS - Bachelor of Science1996
West Virginia UniversitySpanishBA - Bachelor of Arts1996

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Dirty Litigation Tactics: How to Deal with the "Rambo" LitigatorLitigating Ethically2015
AIG Insurance, Chadds Ford - In-house PresentationBest Practices2007
Scottsdale Ins. Co. - in-house presentationClaims Handling Best Practices2006