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Robert N File

Robert N File

Beckley, West Virginia

Year Joined Firm

  • 1979

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate Law
  • Estates Law
  • General Litigation
  • Insurance Defense

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • West Virginia, 1979
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of West Virginia, 1979


  • West Virginia University College of Law, Morgantown, West Virginia
    • J.D. - 1979
  • John Marshall Law School, Atlanta, Georgia
  • University of Virginia
    • B.A. - 1973

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Raleigh County Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • The West Virginia State Bar, Member
  • Defense Research and Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia, Member
  • Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia, Member, Board of Governors, 1981 - 1990
  • Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia, Secretary, 1988
  • Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia, Treasurer, 1989
  • West Virginia Real Estate Lawyers Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • U.S.N..R., Lieutenant, 1973 - 1976

Ancillary Businesses

  • Licensed Real Estate Broker, West Virginia


  • Phi Delta Phi
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