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Seth W.

Seth Wiener

1184 reviews
As an experienced trial lawyer and litigator, Seth Wiener has resolved numerous federal and state litigations. His cases have included everything from family law to bankruptcy to fraud and more. Before Seth formed his own firm, the Law Office of Seth W. Wiener, he worked for several prominent law offices where he gained a great deal of experience.
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Liz O.

Liz Oliner

1167 reviews
If you want someone who has gone through the trademark process over and over again, look no further than Liz Oliner. She has filed over 300 trademarks in the last year alone and has practically got the process down to a science. Small businesses and entrepreneurs frequently come to Ms. Oliner for their trademark and brand protection needs.
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Kanika R.

Kanika Radhakrishnan

419 reviews
Kanika is an experienced Patent Attorney and Managing Partner of Evergreen Valley Law Group in Silicon Valley, which serves innovative entrepreneurs with backgrounds in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and computer science. She has filed over 5,000 patent applications in the U.S. and worldwide with a successful track record of obtaining patents for clients.
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David Y.

David Yamaguchi

212 reviews
Startups and small businesses sometimes need someone who can deal with complex transactions on an international playing field. David Yamaguchi specializes in content hosting issues and intellectual property. He concentrates his practice in the United States, Asia, India, and Europe. Whether you are a business giant or a startup, Mr. Yamaguchi can provide legal advice that fits your needs.
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Joshua G.

Joshua Garber

285 reviews
Representing notable clients like Tesla and the City of Los Angeles, Josh Garber excels at helping clients with employment and labor laws. Many of his past clients have had great success using Josh for employment agreements and Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE) hearings. With his practical advice, he has even helped clients avoid going to court.
Alejandro M.

Alejandro Maher

177 reviews
Alejandro Maher’s firm specializes in domestic and international corporate transactions, commercial litigation, and arbitration. He has represented individual investors, entrepreneurs, and emerging-growth companies in matters of public and private offerings of equity, M&A, and real estate financing. Currently, Alejandro has over 50 domestic and international clients.
Scott S.

Scott Somerville

Scott Somerville began as a staff attorney focusing on criminal defense. As general counsel, he specialized in corporate and intellectual property law. Possessing the ability to provide clarity to the most complicated concepts, Mr. Somerville turns each list of precedents into a path leading to justice and consistently works to make constitutional history relevant to the issues of today.
Mark A.

Mark Adkins

Mark Adkins is currently a Partner in the litigation department of the Bowles Rice LLP, specializing in commercial and energy litigation. In 18 years of practicing law, Mark has focused on complex and commercial litigation - involving the financial services/banking industry, the energy industry, and construction litigation. In 2013, he was listed in West Virginia Super Lawyers and was recognized by The Best Lawyers in America regarding litigation.

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Is it better to hire a local attorney?

It’s often best to hire a local lawyer or attorney, as this will ensure that they’re familiar with the laws specific to your region. While West Virginia lawyers will be familiar with the laws of the state, your local attorney can assist you within your county. Choose from UpCounsel’s community of West Virginia attorneys to find a lawyer who is best suited to help you.

What should I look for when hiring a lawyer?

The first thing to look for is competence and experience in the legal field you’re hiring them for. Check their legal fees and ensure they’re within your price range. Also, be sure to talk with them to get an understanding of how they operate as a person—you want to be able to trust them to represent you.

Do you pay a lawyer before or after?

Usually, legal fees are paid, as they’re required. However, some West Virginia attorneys may require a retainer fee upfront. Check with the law firm to avoid any issues later.

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