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Michael S. Garrison

Licensed for 20 years

Attorney in Morgantown, WV

Practice Area: Government Relations, Economic Development, Litigation 1 more area of practice 1 more

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Credentials

Position
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Admission Details
Admitted in 1996, West Virginia
1999, District of Columbia
Pennsylvania
United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia
West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals
Law School Attended
West Virginia University College of Law
Class of 1996
J.D.
University Attended
West Virginia University
Class of 1992
B.A. in Political Science

West Virginia University
Class of 1992
English Literature
Bar Fellowship
for excellence in public service by the Council of State Governments, 2003
•Selected by Student Government Association for outstanding contribution tostudents of West Virginia University

Public Sector Experience
•President, West Virginia University, 2007 - 2008
•Chief of Staff to the Office of Governor Bob Wise, 2001 - 2003
•Cabinet Secretary, West Virginia Department of Tax and Revenue, 2001
•Administrative Assistant, Office of Senator Robert C. Byrd, 1992

News
•FGH votes to team with Alecto Healthcare
4/1/2014

Spilman Helps Secure Important Ruling for United Hospital Center
3/27/2014

State high court reverses tax ruling against UHC
3/27/2014

WV Supreme Court of Appeals Reverses 2013 $1 Million Tax on United Hospital Center
3/27/2014

Supreme Court hears hospital taxation case
1/30/2014

Sides argue UHC property tax case at Supreme Court
1/28/2014

Spilman Wins Important Legal Battle for Health Care Client
6/7/2013

Court: FGH can appoint its own board
6/6/2013

W.Va. Court Ruling Clarifies Tax Exemptions For Businesses
10/4/2012

Spilman Successfully Represents Northeast Natural Energy As Court Strikes Down Morgantown's Fracking Ban
8/14/2011

Publications
•The Shale Play Today: March 2014
3/31/2014

Marcellus Fairway: The Play Today - Aug. 2011
8/24/2011

Spilman News Alert: Court Strikes Down Morgantown's Fracking Ban
8/14/2011

FGH votes to team with Alecto Healthcare
4/1/2014

Spilman Helps Secure Important Ruling for United Hospital Center
3/27/2014

State high court reverses tax ruling against UHC
3/27/2014

WV Supreme Court of Appeals Reverses 2013 $1 Million Tax on United Hospital Center
3/27/2014

Supreme Court hears hospital taxation case
1/30/2014

Sides argue UHC property tax case at Supreme Court
1/28/2014

Spilman Wins Important Legal Battle for Health Care Client
6/7/2013

Court: FGH can appoint its own board
6/6/2013

W.Va. Court Ruling Clarifies Tax Exemptions For Businesses
10/4/2012

Spilman Successfully Represents Northeast Natural Energy As Court Strikes Down Morgantown's Fracking Ban
8/14/2011 Member:

Affiliations
•Guest Lecturer, The George Washington University, Higher Education Leadership & Policy, 2009 - present
•American Health Lawyers Association
•American Bar Association
•Member, Big East Conference Council of Presidents, 2007 - 2008
•Member, Council of Presidents, National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges, 2007 - 2008
•West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission, 2003 - 2007
•West Virginia University Alumni Association National Board, 2001 - 2007
•Governor''s Commission on Governing in the 21st Century, 2004
•Adjunct Professor, West Virginia University, Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Political Science, 2002 - 2007
•Adjunct Professor, University of Charleston, College of Business/Pre-Law,1999 - 2000
•Guest Lecturer, West Virginia University College of Law, Client Counseling and Mediation, 1998 - 1999

Areas of Law

  • Government Relations
  • Economic Development
  • Litigation
  • Labor and Employment