George E. Chamberlain

BIOGRAPHY
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George E. Chamberlain, IV is an associate in the Firm’s Litigation Practice Group. Mr. Chamberlain has extensive civil litigation experience and focuses his practice on commercial litigation, insurance litigation, and labor and employment litigation at state and federal levels.

Mr. Chamberlain received his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law in 2012. While in law school, he served as a Senior Editor for the University of Pennsylvania Journal of International law. He also worked as a member of the Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic where he counseled and advised corporate clients on a variety of legal issues. He also holds a Certificate in Trial Skills from the National Institute for Trial Advocacy and a Certificate in Business and Public Policy from the Wharton School.

Prior to entering law school, Mr. Chamberlain attended the University of Notre Dame, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology and political science with a pre-law emphasis in 2009. While at the University of Notre Dame, Mr. Chamberlain served as a member of the University’s National Parliamentary debate team and worked as a local news broadcaster, serving Southbend, Indiana. He was also named a Frazier Thompson Scholar, McCullough Scholar, and Franklin Doan Scholar.

Mr. Chamberlain is admitted to practice before the state courts of West Virginia, including the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia and the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia.

 
Legal Experience
 
2017 - PresentJackson Kelly PLLC
2012 - 2017Farmer, Cline & Campbell, PLLC, Litigation Associate
2011Legal Aid of West Virginia, Law Clerk
2011Steptoe & Johnson, PLLC, Summer Associate
2010The Honorable Justice Thomas McHugh, West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, Summer Law Clerk
 
Education
 
2012CertificateThe Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (Business and Public Policy)
2012CertificateNational Institute for Trial Advocacy (Trial Skills)
2012J.D.University of Pennsylvania Law School
2009B.A.University of Notre Dame (Political Science and Psychology)
 
Bar Admissions
 
2012West Virginia
 
Court Admissions
 
2012U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia

Professional Involvement:
  • West Virginia State Bar
  • American Bar Association

Teaching and Lecturing:
  • Speaker, "Employment Law Refresher and Update with Important Topics for your 2018 Handbook," West Virginia Bankers Association, Human Resources Management for Bankers Seminar, Bridgeport, West Virginia, Sept. 21, 2017

Awards and Honors:
  • Named one of the "10 Best in Client Satisfaction" in the state of West Virginia by American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys (AIOPIA), 2016-2017
  • Journal of International Law, Vol. 33, Senior Editor
  • Franklin E. Doan Scholar
  • Frazier Thompson Scholar
  • McCullough Scholar
  • MSPS Honor Students and High Achievers
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