Wheeling, WV
1217 Chapline Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
T: (304) 230-1804
F: (304) 230-1819
  • Law Clerk to The Honorable Christopher C. Wilkes, 23rd Judicial Circuit, Berkeley County, West Virginia (2007-2009)

J.D., West Virginia University College of Law (2007)

  • Article Selection Editor, The West Virginia Law Review Vol. 109
  • Associate Editor, The West Virginia Law Review Vol. 108

B.A., magna cum laude, Seton Hill University (2004)

  • Alpha Lamda Delta National Honor Society
  • Pi Gamma Mu International Honor Society for Social Sciences
  • Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
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Julie R. Shank

Partner

Julie Shank has experience representing and counseling clients in a variety of complex matters. She focuses her practice in the areas of insurance coverage, bad faith defense, business litigation, municipal law, and creditors’ rights and bankruptcy.

Julie represents both public and private entities, as well as individuals and professionals, in state and federal court. She has successfully represented her clients at both the trial court and appellate levels. Since 2014, she has been recognized as a Rising Star for Business Litigation by West Virginia Super Lawyers. Julie received a trial advocacy certification in 2013 at the National Trial Advocacy College, University of Virginia College of Law.

Professional Highlights

  • Graduate, Leadership Wheeling
  • Completed the National Trial Advocacy College, University of Virginia
  • Recognized by West Virginia Super Lawyers as a Rising Star (Business Litigation), 2014-present
  • West Virginia University College of Law
    • Recipient of CALI Award (recognition for achieving the highest grade in a particular subject):
      • Religion and the Law
  • West Virginia Municipal League, Municipal Attorney Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia
  • Member, National Association of College and University Attorneys
  • Board member, Wheeling Health Right
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Former Pro Bono Defense Attorney, West Virginia Juvenile Drug Court Program
  • Former Secretary, Eastern Panhandle Care Clinic
  • Former Board Member, Horses with Hearts