DiTrapano Barrett DiPiero McGinley & Simmons, PLLC

Law Firm in Charleston, WV
Contact a highly rated West Virginia personal injury lawyer, serving the state for sixty years. No case is too big or too small. Free consultation, no fee unless recovery in injury cases.

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About This Firm

DiTrapano Barrett DiPiero McGinley & Simmons, PLLC is a Charleston, West Virginia law firm renowned for the experience and passionate work of its attorneys. For many years the firm has represented clients throughout West Virginia in serious personal injury and wrongful death cases while also developing a special focus on business and commercial litigation, wrongful discharge, and criminal defense.

The firm's nine attorneys have extensive trial as well as appellate expertise, with a remarkable record of achieving significant successes and making new law in leading-edge cases. Their analytical and innovative representation has proved vital for solving tough problems in complex cases. Over the years, they have won numerous million-dollar verdicts and settlements in personal injury, medical malpractice, car and truck accident, and serious coal mining and workplace accident cases. They helped recover over $60 million for the State of West Virginia, and more than $80 million in a case of investment broker fraud.

The firm's commitment to providing clients with the best representation has led U.S. News & World Report to rate DiTrapano Barrett DiPiero McGinley & Simmons, PLLC as a Tier 1 law firm in Charleston, West Virginia in the areas of plaintiffs' personal injury litigation, individuals' employment law, and criminal defense. Four of the firm's attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®: Rudolph L. DiTrapano, achieved the highest rating for legal ability in Martindale-Hubbell and selected as a "SuperLawyer," is a Board member of the West Virginia Symphony, and is one of only a handful of West Virginia lawyers ever to argue and win a case before the United States Supreme Court; Joshua I. Barrett, also achieved the highest rating for legal ability in Martindale-Hubbell and selected as a "SuperLawyer," who is a former member of the West Virginia State Bar Board of Governors and adjunct lecturer in environmental law at WVU; Tim DiPiero, also achieved the highest rating for legal ability in Martindale-Hubbell and selected as a "SuperLawyer" who is a former assistant U.S. Attorney and chairman of the Board of the Hope Community Development Foundation; Lonnie C. Simmons, also achieved the highest rating for legal ability in Martindale-Hubbell and is selected as a "SuperLawyer" and is a former President of the West Virginia Employment Lawyers Association who recently was elected to the West Virginia State Bar Board of Governors; and Sean P. McGinley who also achieved the highest rating for legal ability in Martindale-Hubbell and is a Board member of the Appalachian Mountain Advocates, the Charleston Central Little League, and is active in coaching youth sports.

Areas of Law

  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Criminal Defense
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Product Liability
  • Employment Litigation
  • Class Actions
  • Estate Litigation
  • Libel
  • Slander and Defamation
  • Sports Law
  • Wrongful Death
  • Truck Accidents
  • Coal Mining Accidents
  • State and Federal Antitrust Claims.
  • Industrial Accidents
  • Birth Injuries
  • Labor and Employment
  • Defective Products
  • FELA Accidents
  • Railroad Accidents
  • Commercial Fraud
  • Lender Liability
  • Breach of Contract Claims
  • Hospital Errors
  • Failure to Diagnose
  • Misdemeanors
  • Surgical Errors
  • Sexual Harassment
  • RICO
  • Deceptive Trade Practices

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All Members and Associates are members of the West Virginia State Bar.


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DiTrapano Barrett DiPiero McGinley & Simmons, PLLC
 P.O. Box 1631,
Charleston, WV 25326-1631

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604 Virginia Street East,
Charleston, WV 25301-2115

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 604 Virginia Street East,
Charleston, WV 25301-2115


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