Benjamin J. Wilson

BIOGRAPHY
Phone: (304) 340-1170 | Fax: (304) 340-1080 | Email: benjamin.wilson@jacksonkelly.com
500 Lee Street East, Suite 1600, Charleston, WV 25301-3202


Benjamin J. Wilson is an associate practicing with the Transactional Practice Group in the Charleston, West Virginia, office.

Mr. Wilson earned a Bachelor of Science degree in parks, recreation, and tourism resources from Michigan State University in 2008. He received his Juris Doctor from West Virginia University College of Law in 2017. While in law school, Mr. Wilson was Research Assistant to Professor Jennifer Oliva and Teaching Assistant to Professor Jessica Haught. He was Editor in Chief of the West Virginia Law Review. Mr. Wilson was also a member of the U.S. Supreme Court Clinic, and he additionally participated in an independent study with the West Virginia Innocence Project.

 
Legal Experience
 
2017 - PresentJackson Kelly PLLC
2016United States Supreme Court Law Clinic, Supervised Clinic Member
2016West Virginia Innocence Project, Supervised Student Attorney
2015Hon. Robert Trumble, U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia, Clerkship
 
Professional Experience
 
2010 - 2014State of Michigan, Department of Natural Resources, Park Ranger
 
Education
 
2017J.D.West Virginia University College of Law
2008B.S.Michigan State University (Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Resources)
 
Bar Admissions
 
2017West Virginia
 
Court Admissions
 
2017U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
2017West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals

Awards and Honors:
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award
    • Sports Law
  • West Virginia Law Review, Editor in Chief
  • Phi Alpha Delta
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