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R. Chad Duffield - Charleston, WV

746 Myrtle Road Charleston, WV 25314

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Updated: 12/13/2023

Charleston Litigation Lawyer

Overview

Attorney R. Chad Duffield grew up in the small town of Pine Grove, West Virginia. He attended Wheeling Jesuit University and obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Product Design and Development. While working on his undergraduate degree, he was a computer-aid-draftsman for the National Technology Transfer Center, assisting small businesses and entrepreneurs in developing new products...

Attorney R. Chad Duffield grew up in the small town of Pine Grove, West Virginia. He attended Wheeling Jesuit University and obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Product Design and Development. While working on his undergraduate degree, he was a computer-aid-draftsman for the National Technology Transfer Center, assisting small businesses and entrepreneurs in developing new products. Mr. Duffield then obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law where he served as the Articles Editor for the Journal of Technology, Law & Policy. While attending law school, Mr. Duffield worked as a certified legal intern for KidsVoice, representing abused and neglected children in the Pittsburgh area. After completing law school and passing both the Pennsylvania and West Virginia bar exams, Mr. Duffield completed a two-year clerkship with the Honorable Louis H. ("Duke") Bloom of the 13th Judicial Circuit Court in Kanawha County, West Virginia.

Mr. Duffield then joined Farmer, Cline & Campbell, PLLC in 2006 as a litigation attorney. Over the years he has represented hundreds of individuals, children, and families who were injured or lost loved ones as a result of automobile, motorcycle, and trucking collisions, coal mining accidents, defective products, and improperly maintained premises.

Mr. Duffield was named a "Top 10 Trucking Trial Lawyer" in West Virginia by The National Trial Lawyers, is a member of the Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys, and has received hands-on tractor-trailer driver training and instruction for legal professionals through The Legacy Corporation International.

The National Trial Lawyers have also recognized Mr. Duffield as a "Top 40 Under 40" attorney in West Virginia from 2012 through 2017 and as a Top 100 Civil Trial Attorney since 2015. In 2014 and 2015 he was also awarded the "Ten Best Under 40 Client Satisfaction Award" by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys. Mr. Duffield is also a member of the Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forums.

Mr. Duffield has always devoted time to his community, as evidenced by being named the Katherine Fouts Community Service Medal recipient at Wheeling Jesuit University and a Community Service Award recipient at the University of Pittsburgh. For more than a decade he has served on the Board of Directors of The Counseling Connection, a nonprofit organization that provides mental health counseling, therapy, education, and advocacy services in West Virginia. Mr. Duffield also served as an adjunct instructor for Wheeling Jesuit University from 2010 through 2012.

About R. Chad Duffield

Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Insurance Bad Faith

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Attorney

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • West Virginia
  • Pennsylvania

Other Affiliations

  • West Virginia State Bar (Member)
  • Pennsylvania State Bar (Member)
  • Kanawha County Bar Association (Member)
  • Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys (Member)

Education

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2003
    J.D.
    Honors: Recipient of School of Law Community Service Award
    Law Journal: Journal of Technology, Law and Policy, Articles Editor
  • Wheeling Jesuit University, Wheeling, West Virginia, 2000
    B.S.
    Honors: Recipient of the Katherine Fouts Community Service Medal
    Honors: Alpha Sigma Nu (Jesuit Honor Society)
    Major: Product Design

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Alpha Sigma Nu

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About R. Chad Duffield

Included on the 2024 West Virginia list


Past Lists

  • 2023 West Virginia Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 West Virginia Super Lawyers list

View the profile for R. Chad Duffield on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • National Trial Lawyers – 2017, 2018 and 2019 – Top 10 Trucking Trial Lawyer in West Virginia
  • National Trial Lawyers – 2015 – 2019 - Top 100 Civil Trial Attorney in West Virginia
  • National Trial Lawyers – 2012-2017 – Top 40 Under 40 in West Virginia
  • American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys – 2014 and 2015 – Ten Best Under 40 Client Satisfaction Award

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Address

746 Myrtle Road Charleston, WV 25314

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

Office Hours

Mon-Fri: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM

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