Grace E. Hurney

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500 Lee Street East, Suite 1600, Charleston, WV 25301-3202

Grace E. Hurney is an associate in Jackson Kelly's Charleston, West Virginia, office. She is a member of the Firm's Litigation Practice Group. Ms. Hurney has served as Law Clerk to the Honorable Robert B. King, United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

Ms. Hurney is a 2015 graduate of the West Virginia University College of Law where she was awarded the Order of the Barristers. While at the College of Law, she served as an Executive Research Editor of the West Virginia Law Review, Vice President of the Lugar Trial Associatio
n, and was a member of the U.S. Supreme Court Litigation Clinic. She was the recipient of CALI Awards for Trial Advocacy, Pretrial Litigation, and Federal Courts and was named Associate Editor of the Year of the West Virginia Law Review in 2014.

Ms. Hurney received her Bachelor of Arts in political science from Concord University in 2012. During her time at Concord, she was a Dean’s Scholar and was active in the Student Government Association, Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity and Sigma Sigma Sigma sorority. She served as President of the Student Government Association and argued in multiple national mock trial competitions.

Legal Experience
2017 - PresentJackson Kelly PLLC
2016 - 2017U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, Law Clerk to the Hon. Robert B. King
2015 - 2016Jackson Kelly PLLC, Associate
2014Steptoe & Johnson, PLLC, Summer Associate
2013General Counsel to the Governor of West Virginia, Legal Intern
Professional Experience
2012Child Law Services, Intern
2015J.D.West Virginia University College of Law
2012B.A.Concord University (Political Science)
Bar Admissions
2015West Virginia
Court Admissions
2017U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
2015U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
2015West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals

Awards and Honors:
  • CALI Awards for Trial Advocacy, Pretrial Litigation and Federal Courts
  • Order of the Barristers
  • Associate Editor of the Year, W.Va. L. Rev. (Vol. 116)
  • Concord University Dean's Scholar
  • Concord University Honors Program
  • Cardinal Key Society
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