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Raymond L. Harrell Jr.

Chairperson, Young Lawyers Division

200 Capitol Street
Charleston, WV 25301

Phone: 304-347-3789
Fax: 304-345-0260


  • J.D., University of Florida Levin College of Law (2016)
    • cum laude
    • Order of the Barristers
  • B.A., Political Science, Minor in English, Marshall University (2013)
    • cum laude

Court Admissions:

  • Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia (2016)
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia (2016)
  • United States District Court for Northern District of West Virginia (2016)

Professional Involvement:

  • West Virginia Bar Association
    • Executive Council, Member
    • Young Lawyers Division, Chair
  • American Bar Association
  • Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)

Community Involvement:

  • Legal Aid of West Virginia, Volunteer
  • Member, Board of Directors, Marshall University Alumni Association
  • Charleston Vandalia Rotary Club
  • Flaherty Corporate Cup Co-Captain
  • Mentor, Marshall University Mentor Network

Awards & Honors:

  • Book Awards for highest grade in Legal Writing and Moot Court
  • Order of the Barristers, UF Levin College of Law (2016)
  • President, Florida Moot Court Team (Justice Campbell Thornal Executive Board) (2015-2016)
  • Finalist, Cristol Kahn Paskay Moot Court Cup (2016)
  • John Marshall Bar Association Vice President, University of Florida Levin College of Law (2014-2015)
  • Levin College of Law Senator, University of Florida Student Government Senate (2014-2015)
  • Recipient of Marshall University Outstanding Leader Award (2013)
  • Judith A. Herndon Legislative Fellow, West Virginia Legislature (2013)
  • Two-Term Student Body President, Marshall University (2011-2013)
  • Student Representative, Marshall University Board of Governors (2011-2013)

Teaching & Lecturing:

  • Workplace Discrimination of LGBTQ Individuals, Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia  (2017)

Written Work:

  • Still Fighting Against Unmitigated Front Pay Awards at Trial? May the Force Be with You (DTCWV Newsletter, Spring Edition 2017)

Other Legal Experience:

  • Summer Associate, Flaherty Sensabaugh Bonasso (2014, 2015)
  • Teaching Assistant, Legal Writing, Appellate Advocacy, and Trial Practice courses, University of Florida Levin College of Law (2014-2016)

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