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Justin Michael Hershberger

Criminal defense Attorney at Wheeling, WV

2.0   1 review
  • Licensed for 17 years
    State WV
    Acquired 2007
    Active No misconduct found

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Justin M. Hershberger was born and raised in Wheeling, West Virginia. He is a graduate of Wheeling Central High School and Wheeling Jesuit University, with a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice. He received his Juris Doctorate in 2006 from WVU's West Virginia College of Law, graduating in the top ten of his class. In law school, he was an Associate Editor of the West Virginia Law Review, the third oldest law review in the nation. In addition, he was part of a team of law students that assisted the state's lead investigator in the Sago Mine tragedy. Following graduation, he worked for the firm of McLaughlin & Carpenter, PLLC in Fairmont, WV, focusing on family law, social security disability, and criminal defense. He returned to the Wheeling area in 2007, becoming an Assistant Public Defender. He served in this role for nearly four and a half years, honing his criminal defense skills. In 2011, he joined Rawle & Henderson LLP as an associate, focusing on asbestos (mass/toxic tort), product liability, insurance defense, and commercial trucking litigation. In 2012, he opened the Hershberger Law Office to better serve the people of the Ohio Valley.


Justin Michael Hershberger
Po Box 447
Wheeling, WV, 26003-0058


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Posted by PAUL ABBETT | September 27, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
6 months no callback. Need your help!
Mr. HERSHBERGER has been my attorney for 18 months I wad released on bond 16 months ago .and now he will not return my calls. I need to move on. I have a sick child and he will not consult me. I guess my case is on the back burner. If the court wants me lets go! If not let me get on with my life.PLEASE!


  • Free Consultation 45 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 100-200 per hour
  • Contingency 30%-40%
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 7.1 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Hershberger Law Office
  • 2012 - Present
  • Associate
  • Rawle & Henderson
  • 2011 - 2012
  • Assistant Public Defender
  • First Judicial Circuit Public Defender Corp. WV
  • 2007 - 2011
  • Associate
  • McLaughlin & Carpenter, PLLC
  • 2006 - 2007
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  • West Virginia University College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2006
  • Wheeling Jesuit University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2003

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Wheeling Criminal defense Lawyer Justin Michael Hershberger
Justin Michael Hershberger
Criminal defense Attorney
Wheeling, WV
Licensed for 17 years
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