Martinsburg, WV
101 S. Queen Street
Martinsburg, WV 25401
T: (304) 264-4239
F: (304) 267-3822

J.D., cum laude, Widener University Commonwealth Law School (2019)

  • Editor-in-Chief, Widener Journal of Law, Economics & Race
  • Moot Court Honor Society
  • Academic Success Fellow

B.S., magna cum laude, Health Care Administration, Misericordia University (2016)

  • Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia 
  • U.S Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit 
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Liana L. Stinson


Liana L. Stinson is an associate in the firm’s Martinsburg, West Virginia office.  Her diverse practice focuses on civil litigation in both state and federal court, including medical malpractice litigation, estate and trust litigation, corporate litigation, construction litigation, and defense of insured clients and insurance companies.  Liana’s practice also includes representation before professional licensing boards in the State of West Virginia, particularly when a licensing dispute arises or disciplinary action could impact a professional’s ability to work in their field. 

A talented negotiator and litigator, Liana’s ability in a courtroom instills confidence in her clients.  She is a creative thinker who develops solutions for complex legal problems.  She has extensive experience defending clients in challenging disputes that are filed on the basis of negligence, gross negligence, professional malpractice, breach of contract, fraud, and unfair and deceptive trade practices.

A cum laude graduate of Widener University Commonwealth Law School in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Liana was Editor-in-Chief of the Widener Journal of Law, Economics & Race, Vice President of the Moot Court Honor Society, and Treasurer of the Environmental Law and Policy Society.  She earned her bachelor’s degree in health care administration, magna cum laude, from Misericordia University in Dallas, Pennsylvania.

Liana is licensed to practice in the State of West Virginia and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Professional Highlights

Recent Reported Cases

  • Umar Adeyola v. Shitiz Sriwastava, University of West Virginia, et al., filed in the United States District Court of Maryland, Civil Action No. TDC-22-0781. Dismissal for lack of personal jurisdiction in the District Court of Maryland.
  • Elaine Neidig v. Valley Health System, filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia, Civil Action No. 3:22-CV-161.  Dismissal of civil action as statutorily time barred under the Medical Professional Liability Act.
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • West Virginia State Bar
  • Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia 
  • Eastern Panhandle Bar Association