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About me

I have handled personal injury cases involving serious injury from reckless and negligent tractor trailer and automobile driving on roads and interstates in the eastern panhandle of West Virginia, including but not limited to Berkeley, Jeffereson, Hampshire, and Morgan counties and the cities of Martinsburg and Charles Town, West Virginia.


Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 40%
    20 years
  2. Social Security: 29%
    14 years
  3. Trucking Accident: 15%
    14 years
  4. Brain Injury: 15%
    14 years
  5. Wrongful Death: 1%
    20 years



Contingent (33-40%)

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  • Mark Carleton Blane

    Mr. Ritchie is one of the most caring and hard working attorneys I have ever met. He is a fantastic personal injury/social security disability lawyer. He knows his craft well and does a superb legal job for all of his clients. I endorse this lawyer's work 100% and without hesitation!


    Mark Blane Wrongful death Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

300 West Burke Street
Martinsburg, WV, 25401


WVAuthorized to practice law199707/14/2016
VAAuthorized to practice law199603/31/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Pro Bono Legal ServicesState Bar of California1996
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney and Counselor at LawRitchie Law Firm1996 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Organization of Social Security Claimants RepresentativesSustaining Member2009 - Present
Harrisonburg-Rockingham Bar AssociationMedical Legal Committee2003 - Present
Augusta County Bar AssociationN/A1999 - Present
West Virginia State BarN/A1997 - Present
Virginia State BarN/A1996 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
U.S. Federal CourtCases Against Social Security Adminstration CommissionerN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
California Western School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1996
University of VirginiaHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
National CollegePersonal Injury Law2010