David DeJarnett Named 2023 "Lawyer of the Year" for Tax Law

August 26, 2022

Charleston, West Virginia – Bowles Rice LLP attorney David A. DeJarnett was recently recognized by Best Lawyers® as the 2023 “Lawyer of the Year” for Tax Law in the Morgantown, West Virginia metro region, which includes the state’s Eastern Panhandle.  DeJarnett practices from the firm’s Martinsburg, West Virginia office.

Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant. These lawyers are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer review assessments. Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism, and their integrity.

This marks the third time DeJarnett has been named the Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” for Tax Law; he also received the honor in 2021 and 2019. Additionally, DeJarnett has been recognized – since 2007 – by The Best Lawyers in America® for his work in the following practice areas:

  • Corporate Law
  • Litigation - Trusts and Estates
  • Litigation and Controversy - Tax
  • Nonprofit / Charities Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts and Estates


Bowles Rice is a full-service law firm with more than 110 attorneys serving clients from six offices located in Charleston, Martinsburg, Morgantown, and Parkersburg, West Virginia; Southpointe, Pennsylvania; and Winchester, Virginia.