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Growing up, Richard Marsh recalls wanting to become an attorney after watching his grandfather try to determine the boundaries of his family hunting property. He’s been practicing for nearly 10 years, primarily in the areas of trust and estate planning, administration and litigation; real property; general business representation; and bankruptcy and creditor representation.

“I am most passionate about helping people with their estate plan.  With simple estate planning, major obstacles could be eliminated or at least greatly minimized.  I really like when I am able to put someone’s mind at ease and help them through their problem.”

Outside of work, Richard is an avid BBQer and WVU football and basketball fan. On home game days, you can find him on law school hill at 7 a.m. manning the grill.

Practice Concentrations:

  • Estate and Trust
  • Law Natural Resources Law
  • Corporate and Transactional
  • Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights

 

Education:

  • West Virginia University College of Law – May 2008
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
    • Associate Editor – West Virginia Law Review, Volume 109 (2006-2007)
    • Article Selection Editor – West Virginia Law Review, Volume 110 (2007-2008)
    • CALI Awards for Property 1, Constitutional Law 1, Professional Responsibility,
      Appellate Advocacy, Wealth Transfers, Family Law, Business Transaction Drafting, and
      Worker’s Compensation
  • West Virginia University – Bachelor of Science in Rural Development – May 2005
    • Major: Agribusiness Management and Rural Development
    • Minor: Political Science

Court Admissions:

  • Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia

Representative Cases:

  • Kelley v. Kelley, No. 15-0188, 2015 W. Va. LEXIS 1204 (W.Va. Nov. 23, 2015)

Professional Involvement:

  • Harrison County Bar Association – Longtime officer or board member of the Harrison County Bar Association and currently acting as President
  • BNI Prosperity – Since November 2013

Awards & Honors:

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star
    • Business/Corporate Practice Area (2012, 2014, 2015, 2017)