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Matthew Stonestreet loves the pratice of law.  Because of his enthusiasm, he represents clients with an energy that inspires confidence and generates postive client relationships. He works tirelessly to develop strong arguments and present evidence in a way that is persuasive to juries.


Mr. Stonestreet uses every available resource for his clients’ legal matters — from online legal research and computerized case tracking to respected experts who are at the forefronts of their fields. His experience, innovation, and enthusiasm make him well prepared to handle any challenges your personal injury, consumer, or criminal defense case may present.



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Practice areas


  1. Debt Collection: 35%
  2. Car Accident: 30%
  3. Criminal Defense: 25%
  4. Class Action: 10%



Hourly ($200-350/hour), contingent (33-40%), Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

6 total 

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  • Michael M. Cary

    Matthew Stonestreet has consistently demonstrated the qualities of a great attorney in his everyday practice. I would recommend him as my first choice!


    Michael Cary Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jeffrey Raymond Blair

    I met Matthew several years ago when he worked at the WV Attorney General's Office. Years later I observed him throughout a criminal defense trial where he secured a "not guilty" verdict for his client. Matthew is one of the best attorneys in Charleston, a true young talent in West Virginia.


    Jeffrey Blair Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

118 Capitol St Ste 400
Charleston, WV, 25301-2614


WVAuthorized to practice law201007/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Legal ExcellencePhi Alpha DeltaN/A
Bowen Foundation ScholarshipEthel N. Bowen Foundation ScholarshipN/A
Chosen to Attend Both Boys State/NationAmerican Legion Boys State/NationN/A
NLD Excellence AwardAmerican Association for JusticeN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate AttorneyThe Giatras Law Firm, PLLC2012 - Present
Assistant Attorney GeneralWest Virginia Attorney General's Office2010 - 2012
Staff AttorneyWest Virginia Supreme Court2010 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
West Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Governors2014 - Present
Public JusticeMemberN/A
American Association for JusticeMember, NLD MemberN/A
West Virginia State BarMemberN/A
Kanawha Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Phi Alpha DeltaAlumniN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
W. Virginia v. Liberty Mut. Ins. Co., 2:12-CV-00046, 2012 WL 1036848 (S.D.W. Va. Mar. 27, 2012)Summary Judgement for the State
State of West Virginia v. Morgan Drexen, Inc., Civil Action No. 11-C-829Bench Trial Victory
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Publication nameTitleDate
Wix-Legal Analysis SiteLegal Viewer's Guide2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
West Virginia University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Money Smart WeekCredit EducationN/A
CFPB Debt Collection PanelConsumer Law - Debt CollectionN/A