Parkersburg, WV
United Square, Fifth Floor
501 Avery Street
Parkersburg, WV 26101
T: (304) 420-5506
F: (304) 420-5587

J.D., West Virginia University College of Law (2001)

B.B.A., University of Georgia (1995)

  • Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia
  • Ohio Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Tax Court
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J. Breckenridge Martin

Of Counsel

J. Breckenridge "Breck" Martin concentrates his practice in the areas of business and tax planning, estate planning, commercial transactions and financing, energy, real estate and economic development.

Professional Highlights

  • Chief Financial Officer (2022)
  • Member, Bowles Rice Executive Committee (2016 - 2019)
  • Practice Group Leader, Ohio Valley Energy Group (2011 - 2019)
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America ® (Energy Law), 2020-present
  • Adjunct Professor of Business Law, West Virginia University at Parkersburg (2022)
  • Parkersburg Area Community Foundation (Board Member, 2016-2021)
  • Mid-Ohio Valley Estate Planning Council (Vice President, 2008-2009)
  • Energy & Mineral Law Foundation
  • Gas & Oil Association of WV, Inc.
  • Ohio Oil and Gas Association
  • Southeastern Ohio Oil and Gas Association
  • Wood County Bar Association
  • Blennerhassett Historical Foundation (Board Member, 2001-present)
  • Elewana Education Project (Board Member, 2010-2019)
  • West Virginia Land Trust (Board Member, 2004-2010)
  • United Way of the Mid-Ohio Valley (Board Member, 2003-2005)