The law firm of Bowles Rice McDavid Graff & Love LLP is pleased to announce that John T. Poffenbarger and Floyd M. Sayre, III have joined the law firm.
John Poffenbarger is a graduate of West Virginia University College of Law and has practiced in Charleston for more than 30 years. He has a distinguished career of public service, having worked with seven governors and having served in the West Virginia State Senate. He has also served as a member of the Employment Security Board of Review and the Racing Commission, as Executive Secretary of the West Virginia Investment Management Board, and as General Counsel in the Department Administration. John is now Special Counsel in the firm’s Charleston office.
Floyd M. “Kin” Sayre, III joins the firm’s Martinsburg office as Special Counsel. Mr. Sayre is a graduate of the University of Arkansas College of Law. He also graduated from West Virginia University where he earned his bachelor’s degree and his M.B.A. His practice is focused on tax, commercial and financial law, government relations, real estate law and small business development. Kin is known for his distinguished service in the West Virginia Tax Department where he served as in-house attorney. Kin is the author of the “Municipal Law: West Virginia State Bar Practice Handbook.” He is actively involved in teaching, having served as adjutant faculty at Bluefield State College, Mountain State University and Concord University. He presently serves as city attorney for the city of Beckley and town attorney for the town of Mabscott. He is also a certified public accountant.
Bowles Rice is a regional law firm with offices in Charleston, Martinsburg, Morgantown, and Parkersburg, West Virginia; Lexington, Kentucky; and Winchester, Virginia.