West Virginia Personal Injury Lawyers
Below are short biographies of our personal injury lawyers who have over 30 years of combined experience providing high quality legal service to clients. At West Law Firm, we fight to protect the rights and interests of individuals and families who have suffered serious injury or death.
Attorney & Founder
Brooks earned his Bachelor’s degree from West Virginia University in 1996. He then earned a Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California, where he won
the American Jurisprudence Award in Personal Injury Law (Torts) for achieving the highest grade. He was also named to Thomas Jefferson’s Dean’s List and the National Dean’s List for outstanding academic performance.
Brooks then spent several years working for a large personal injury law firm where he litigated complex, high value personal injury cases and environmental lawsuits, like the Nitro Dioxin Class Action against Monsanto. Brooks then decided he wanted to focus exclusively on helping individuals injured by negligence. He also saw the need for a personal injury law firm that put clients first; thus, he established West Law Firm with the mission to provide each client excellent service and financial results.
Staying true to this mission year after year has earned Brooks and West Law Firm many client testimonials and a five star client rating. Brooks and West Law Firm have established a winning track record of helping people recover full and fair compensation for their losses after being wrongfully injured at work, in natural gas mining accidents, automobile accidents, on dangerous property, and by negligence.
Brooks is admitted to practice law in a number of state and federal courts including the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals; The State Bar of Georgia, the U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia; the U.S. District Court, Northern District of West Virginia; and the U.S. Federal Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit.
Brooks also enjoys financially supporting and volunteering for numerous charities including the Kanawha Charleston Animal Shelter, Manna Meal, Mission West Virginia, The Carry on Campaign, and other organizations that help children stay active and positively engaged in the community. Brooks loves his work as a personal injury attorney because it gives him the opportunity to help people while supporting his family and community. When not working, Brooks enjoys playing basketball, hiking and spending time with his wife, children and dogs.
Nathan J. Chill
West Virginia Trial Lawyer
Nathan Chill earned his undergraduate degree from West Virginia University in 1998 with the highest possible honor — Summa Cum Laude. He also earned his Doctorate of Jurisprudence from West Virginia University School of Law in 2001 with several academic distinctions.
Nathan went on to serve as Circuit Court Law Clerk to Kanawha County Judge Jennifer Bailey and Judge Herman G. Canady, Jr from 2001 to 2002. Then, Nathan worked as a defense trial lawyer for two prominent West Virginia defense law firms for over 13 years.
Although Nathan is proud to say he now only represents injured people, his 13 years of experience working for insurance companies and big corporations gained him valuable insight and skills that is a real asset to helping people recover full and fair compensation for their losses.
Nathan is admitted to practice law in a number of state and federal courts including the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals and the U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia.
Joshua R. Martin
West Virginia Trial Lawyer
Joshua Martin earned two degrees from Marshall University, one in economics and the other in political science. He then spent several years working on different political campaigns, including a 2004 Presidential campaign. Joshua then earned his Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the Appalachian School of Law in 2008.
Joshua started his legal career with The West Virginia Attorney General’s Office where he fought for the interests of West Virginia and its citizens. Joshua then worked as an insurance defense lawyer for several years before becoming a trial lawyer who only represents wrongfully injured people. Joshua also has substantial trial and courtroom experience.
Joshua’s experience as an insurance defense lawyer, criminal defense attorney, and his years of experience as a personal injury trial lawyer gives him a unique range of knowledge and skills that he uses to help wrongfully injured clients get the compensation they deserve.
Joshua is admitted to practice law before the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, and before the Southern District of West Virginia.
Free Consultation with a West Virginia Personal Injury Lawyer
For a free and confidential consultation with one of West Law Firm’s experienced personal injury attorneys, we invite you to call us today toll-free at 1-877-943-WEST (1-877-943-9378). We are located in Charleston, West Virginia, and our personal injury lawyers serve clients throughout the state and country.
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