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Mitch’s Contact Information

304.347.4270 Tel
304.345.0260 Fx


Mitch’s Secretary

Heather Dingess


Mitchell Tuggle’s practice focuses on Civil Litigation – specifically in the areas of Product Litigation and Commercial/General Litigation.

Mitch puts his skills in legal research and writing to work to defend his clients. What sets him apart? “Work ethic and a competitive nature that drives me to go above and beyond what others would do to solve problems.”

“I take pride in listening carefully and mapping out plans to ultimately achieve my clients’ goals.” Mitch enjoys working with the experienced teams and attorneys at Flaherty and believes that “being an attorney gives me the platform to help others in a variety of ways.”


  • J.D., West Virginia University College of Law (2014)
    • Order of the Coif
    • Finished in the top three of graduating class
  • B.A., English Literature, English Writing, Concord University (2011)
    • Summa Cum Laude
  • Minor in Pre-Law

Court Admissions

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (2018)
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia (2017)
  • West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals (2014)
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia (2014)

Reported Cases

  • State ex rel. Ford Motor Co. v. McGraw, 237 W. Va. 573, 788 S.E.2d 319 (2016)
  • Evans v. Bluefield Hosp. Co., LLC, No. 17-1090, 2018 W. Va. LEXIS 727 (Nov. 16, 2018)
  • CP #1109, LLC v. Cont’l Motors, Inc., 741 F. App’x 946 (4th Cir. 2018)
  • Nease v. Ford Motor Co., 848 F.3d 219 (4th Cir. 2017).

Professional Involvement

  • Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia
  • Defense Research Institute

Community Involvement

  • Leadership Board Member, South Central West Virginia Fellowship of Christian Athletes (2014-Present)

Awards & Honors

  • Listed, West Virginia Rising Stars (2019)
  • Senior Editor, Volume 116 of the West Virginia Law Review
  • Senior Editor of the Year
  • Associate Editor, Volume 115 of the West Virginia Law Review
  • Patrick Duffy Koontz Award
  • CALI Award for Excellence: Torts I; Torts II; Legal Reasoning, Research & Writing; Civil Procedure: Jurisdiction; Business Torts; Pre-Trial Litigation; Interviewing, Counseling, Negotiation, Mediation; Appellate Advocacy; Sales & Secured Transactions
  • Certificate of Excellence, Legal Reasoning, Research & Writing
  • Concord University English Major of the Year Award (2011)
  • Concord University Pre-Law Student of the Year (2011)
  • Concord University Student Service Award (2009)

Written Work