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James F Humphreys

Litigation Attorney at Charleston, WV

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  • State Years
    Dist. of Columbia - DC 18 years
    West Virginia - WV 44 years
  • Licensed for 18 years
    State DC
    Acquired 2005
    Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 44 years
    State WV
    Acquired 1979
    Active No misconduct found

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James Humphreys has lead a team of experienced and dependable attorneys at James F Humphreys & Associates since 1979. For over 35 years, James Humphreys and his team have helped nearly 15,000 clients in personal injury and wrongful death cases throughout the state of West Virginia. He’s made it his career to guide individuals through the legal system and help them achieve the compensation they or their families deserve.

James Humphreys has been named one of West Virginia’s Top 100 Lawyers and has also been awarded the West Virginia Association of Justice Legislator of the Year Award. He has served as chairman of the Brain Injury Associations of America as well as a board member at George Washington University. He currently serves on the West Virginia Association for Justice board where he works to improve and preserve the civil justice system while also protecting West Virginia families and helping promote safe workplaces, safe products, quality healthcare, a clean environment and corporate responsibility.

As a George Washington University School of Law graduate, James Humphreys continues to give back to his alma mater. He helped establish one of GW Law’s litigation centers in 2005, The James F. Humphreys Complex Litigation Center, and has also established a scholarship endowment for students pursuing a career in law.


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  • Contingency 33%-40%


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Work Experience

  • lawyer
  • James F Humphreys and Associates
  • 1979 - Present
  • Cheif Legislative Counsel
  • US Senator Donald Reigle
  • 1977 - 1978
  • Legislative Assistant
  • Senator John Glenn
  • 1975 - 1976


  • George Washington University National Law Center washington
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1979
  • Princeton University
  • M.P.A
  • 1972
  • Ohio State University, Columbus
  • MA - Masters
  • 1970
  • West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia
  • A.B
  • 1969
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  • Dean's Advisory Committee, The George Washington University School of Law
  • Member Emeritus
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  • West Virginia Association for Justice
  • Member
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  • West Virginia Association for Justice
  • Executive Board Member
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  • Brain Injury Association of West Virginia
  • Counsel
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  • Brain Injury Association of America
  • Chairman
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  • Brain Injury Association of West Virigina
  • Counsel
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2019
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • American Association for Justice
  • 2009
  • Legislator of the Year
  • West Virginia Association for Justice
  • 1987
  • Philanthropist of the Year
  • Thomas Memorial Hospital Foundation
  • N/A
  • Legislator of the Year
  • West Virginia Association for Justice
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Charleston Litigation Lawyer James F Humphreys
James F Humphreys
Litigation Attorney
Charleston, WV
Licensed for 44 years
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