I have practiced law for 22years in both WV and Ohio. More than half of my practice... more
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 www.ellemlawoffice.com and my blog is www.westvirginiaconsumerl... view profile
I’m proud to say that I was born and raised in West Virginia. I graduated from... more
I’m proud to say that I was born and raised in West Virginia. I graduated from Parkersburg South in 2005 and earned my undergraduate degree from WVU-P. In 2010, I left home to attend law school at the University of Akron. I focused my studies on trial practice and individual rights, and I earned the highest grade in my class for Trial Advocacy, Criminal Law, and First Amendment Law. In ... view profile
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