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Laura Davis joined the Skinner Law Firm in 2008 and became a partner in 2010. She grew up in Gainesville, Florida and obtained her BS in Psychology from the University of Florida. She graduated from WVU College of Law in 1998. Ms. Davis is a admitted to practice in West Virginia and is a member of the West Virginia State Bar, the American Association for Justice and the West Virginia Association for Justice. In 2013, Ms. Davis was asked to join the Education Committee of the West Virginia Association for Justice, which is responsible for planning and executing two state-wide continuing legal education seminars a year.  In 2014, Ms. Davis was also asked to join the Board of Governors for the West Virginia Association for Justice. Ms. Davis’ practice focuses on personal injury, wrongful death, bad faith insurance claims, and complex litigation.




Practice areas


  1. Insurance: 50%
    18 years
  2. Personal Injury: 40%
  3. Wrongful Death: 10%



Hourly ($300-350/hour), contingent (33-40%), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

4 total 

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  • Chad S. Lovejoy

    Laura Davis is an amazing lawyer and well-versed in many areas, but especially insurance law. Her experience on both sides of the equation make her especially dangerous and the type of lawyer that insurance companies fear most. She has impeccable work ethic and is a zealous advocate for her clients. She is truly a lawyer's lawyer and I strongly endorse her!


    Chad Lovejoy Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Christopher James Regan

    An outstanding litigator and strategist, Laura Davis possesses rare talents and highly-developed skills applicable across a variety of practice areas. Her composure and professional deportment in all situations are qualities all who observe her strive to emulate. She is highly recommended for the most demanding legal cases and scenarios.


    Christopher Regan Wrongful death Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

115 E Washington St
Charles Town, WV, 25414-1071


WVAuthorized to practice law199808/13/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerSkinner Law Firm2010 - Present
AssociateSkinner Law Firm2008 - 2010
AssociateMartin & Seibert, L.C.1998 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
West Virginia Association for JusticeExecutive Committee Member2016 - Present
West Virginia Association for JusticeEducation Committee Member2013 - Present
West Virginia Association for JusticeBoard of Governors2013 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2009 - Present
West Virginia Association for JusticeMember2009 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
SER Richmond American Homes, et al. v. Sanders, 717 S.E.2d 909 (W.Va. 2011)Homeowners prevailed and were not required to arbitrate
State ex rel. Kutil v. Blake, 679 S.E.2d 310 (W.Va. 2009)Parents prevailed and retained custody of their foster child
State ex rel. River Riders, Inc. v. Steptoe, 672 S.E.2d 376 (W.Va. 2008)The injured parties prevailed
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
West Virginia University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
University of FloridaPsychologyBS - Bachelor of Science1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
West Virginia Association for Justice 57th Annual Convention and SeminarPlaying the Game by Their Rules: How Big Insurance Is Handling Claims and What You Need to Know to Represent Your Clients Effectively2015
West Virginia Association for Justice Mid-Winter Convention & SeminarThe Insider’s Advantage: Strategies Learned As a Defense Attorney That You Can Use on the Plaintiffs’ Side of the Aisle2014