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Sean McGinley Esq.

Sean McGinley Esq.

DiTrapano Barrett & DiPiero, PLLC
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  • West Virginia
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Summary

Sean McGinley is a trial and appellate attorney. His statewide West Virginia law practice includes personal injury and accident cases, medical malpractice, coal mine injury and accidents, serious workplace accidents, commercial and business litigation, and class actions. During his twenty years practicing law, Mr. McGinley has helped his clients recover tens of millions of dollars. He is rated AV-Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. McGinley was raised in Morgantown, West Virginia, and attended college at Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio, receiving an A.B. degree in 1987. He studied law at Oxford University (Keble College) in Oxford, England, where he obtained an honours degree in Jurisprudence. After obtaining his law degree, Mr. McGinley worked at the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia as a law clerk, from 1990 through 1993. Mr. McGinley clerked both for Chief Justice Thomas E. McHugh, and Justice Thomas B. Miller. From 1994 through 1995, Mr. McGinley was a law clerk to the Hon. Charles H. Haden, II, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia. He has been with the firm since October of 1995.

Mr. McGinley has been a member of the Governing Council of the West Virginia Law Institute since 2001. He is a member of the American Bar Association and the American Association for Justice. He also is a member of both the West Virginia and Kanawha County Bar Associations. Mr. McGinley has lectured media organizations on First Amendment and defamation issues.

Mr. McGinley and his wife, Ana G. Marino, have two sons, Liam Patrick McGinley, and Colin Sean McGinley. They reside in Charleston.

Education
University of Oxford
B.A | Jurisprudence
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Honors: Honours
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Oberlin College
B.A | Government, History
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Professional Experience
Member
DiTrapano Barrett & DiPiero, PLLC
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Publications
Articles & Publications
West Virginia's Very Own Celotex Trilogy: A Series of Recent Opinions by the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia Reveals that the Rumors of Rule 56's Death Were Greatly Exaggerated
98 W.Va.L.Rev. 571
Awards
Av-Preeminent Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
Professional Associations
West Virginia Law Institute
Member, Governing Council
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Activities: Appointed in 2001 by Gov. Bob Wise. Reappointed in 2005 by Gov. Joe Manchin, III.
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West Virginia State Bar
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
West Virginia
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
    Antitrust Law
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Consumer Law
    Class Action, Lemon Law
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Energy, Oil & Gas Law
    Utilities
    Legal Malpractice
    Medical Malpractice
    Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Products Liability
    Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
    Securities Law
    Stockbroker & Investment Fraud
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Insurance Bad Faith
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Blog
Lawyers.com Blog
Contact & Map
DiTrapano Barrett & DiPiero, PLLC
604 Virginia Street East
Charleston, WV 25301
Telephone: (304) 342-0133
Fax: (304) 342-4605