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William B. Summers and Associates

Brenda L. Bailey, Litigation Paralegal

Brenda L. Bailey, Litigation Paralegal

Brenda L. Bailey was born on October 19th in Mullens, WV, and raised in Cleveland, OH, as a child. She returned to West Virginia in 1979, and attended schools in Pineville, WV. She later moved to Gilbert, WV, where she graduated from Gilbert High School as Salutatorian. She attended Southwest Virginia Community College and entered the workforce after high school. She is divorced and has one daughter, Heather, who is a lawyer currently living and practicing in Charleston, SC.

Brenda obtained a two-year paralegal certificate in 1991, an Associate of Arts Degree from Ohio Valley University in 2006, an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) certificate in 2006, and a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Management/Organization from Ohio Valley University in 2012. Currently, she is enrolled in the Master’s Program in Law/Legal Studies at West Virginia University.

Brenda’s work experience has primarily entailed working for attorneys in Southern West Virginia, and the Parkersburg area since 1989. She has over 25 years of experience and has worn several hats with these attorneys, including that of office manager, paralegal, and administrative assistant. From 2000 to 2001, she also worked in the state capitol for a state senator and loved networking and the experience. In August 2012, she began working for Summers and Associates and attorney William B. Summers in Parkersburg, and enjoys her job immensely.

Brenda enjoys reading, travel, and hiking in her spare time.

Stacy Sigler, Legal Secretary

Stacy Sigler, Legal Secretary

Stacy Sigler was born June 23, 1993, in Parkersburg, West Virginia and grew up in Harrisville West Virginia. She graduated from Ritchie County High School in 2011. She received her Associates degree and Certificate in Legal Assisting from West Virginia Junior College in 2019.
Stacy’s work experience in the legal field began in July of 2020 when she started her job at this firm. She is the Legal Secretary for Mr. Summers, Ms. Bonovitch, and Mr. Schirmer.

Stacy now lives in Pleasants County, West Virginia with her husband. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, taking long Harley rides with her husband and spending time at home with her two dogs and cat.

Joseph Barton, Legal Secretary

Joseph Barton, Legal Secretary

Joseph Barton was born and raised in Marietta, Ohio on December 20, 1992. He graduated from Marietta High School in 2011. He received his undergraduate degree from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry. Joseph is a Commercial Multi-and Single-Engine, Instrument-Rated pilot. In his spare time, Joseph works as a Corporate Pilot and a Certified Flight Instructor. He enjoys spending time with his wife and new baby boy.