Parkersburg, WV
United Square, Fifth Floor
501 Avery Street
Parkersburg, WV 26101
T: (304) 420-5535
F: (304) 420-5587

Practice Areas

J.D., with honors, The Ohio State University (2003)

  • Public Events Editor, The Ohio State Law Journal
  • National Moot Court Team

M.M., Ohio University (1996)

B.M., summa cum laude, Ohio University (1993)

  • Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia
  • Ohio Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia
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Richard S. Boothby

Partner

Richard Boothby focuses his practice in education law. He advises, represents and conducts trainings for school districts, regional education service agencies and multi-county career and technical education centers. Rick regularly represents public school boards in the areas of special education, employment and constitutional law.

He is a former public school teacher and currently serves as chairman of the West Virginia State Bar Association’s Education Law Committee.

Representative Cases

  • Sayre v. Mason County Board of Education, No. 15-0336 2016 WL 143435 (2016) (lengthening the workday)

  • National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA)
  • National School Boards Association - Council of School Attorney (NSBA - COSA)
  • West Virginia State Bar (Chairman, Education Law Committee)
  • Ohio Bar Association (Former Chairman, Education Law Committee)
  • Wood County (WV) Bar Association
  • Washington County (OH) Bar Association