William B. Summers, Trial Attorney

Marietta College – 1989-1993

  • BA in Music. BA in History. Certificate (Minor) from McDonough Leadership and Business Center
  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, College Honors in History and Music. Herf Law Scholarship. Honorary History Society Membership, numerous other scholarships and awards, Award for Best Published Paperwork in History

West Virginia University Law School – 1993-1996

  • JD in Law with Advanced Courses in Law Practice Management and Real Estate
  • Clerked for Bowles Rice McDavid Graff and Love – 1993-1996

Professional Accomplishments:

  • West Virginia Bar Exam, admitted State of West Virginia, 1996.
  • Admitted to practice law in the Southern Federal District of West Virginia, 1996
  • Admitted to practice law in the State of Ohio, 2001.
  • Admitted to practice law in the Northern Federal District of West Virginia, 2010.

William B. Summers and Associates – 1999 through Present

  • Owner and Managing Attorney. Manages and practices law with between 2 and 10 employees.
  • Practice Areas Include: Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, Divorce and Family Law, Real Estate, and General Civil Litigation
  • Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Decision, Plaintiffs Counsel Consolidated Public Retirement Board vs. George B. Summers et al., successfully represented several employees against the retirement board when the board changed the calculation of retirement benefits.
  • West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Decision, Defendant’s Counsel, State of West Virginia v. Richard Alan Poore. successfully represented convicted murder defendant and case was reversed and remanded for potential dismissal and further proceedings consistent with the supreme court’s decision.
  • Represented thousands of individual and business clients in numerous trials, litigation, and other legal matters.


William B. Summers
Managing Attorney

Providing Legal Representation In:

  • Parkersburg, WV
  • Wood County, WV
  • Athens County, OH
  • Meigs County, OH
  • Jackson County, WV
  • Pleasants County, WV
  • Ritchie County, WV
  • Wirt County, WV