James F. Humphreys

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Top Rated Class Action & Mass Torts Attorney in Charleston, WV

James F. Humphreys & Associates, L.C.
 | 10 Hale Street, Suite 400
Charleston, WV 25301
Phone: 304-347-5050
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011
Licensed Since: 1979
Practice Areas:
  • Class Action/Mass Torts (80%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Environmental (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney James F. Humphreys has been obtaining outstanding results for injured people and grieving families in West Virginia and other parts of the U.S. for more than 30 years. Mr. Humphrey is also the founder of his own law firm in Charleston, where he focuses on handling cases involving occupational injuries and diseases caused by exposure to asbestos (mesothelioma) and other harmful chemicals, railroad injuries (Federal Employer's Liability Act (FELA) claims), injuries and deaths caused by defective medical devices and pharmaceutical drugs, and injuries and illnesses resulting from environmental pollution. Mr. Humphrey’s strong track record of success in these and other matters is the direct result of thorough preparation, dedication and aggressive advocacy.

Mr. Humphreys earned his bachelor's degree from West Virginia University, in Morgantown, and his law degree from George Washington University National Law Center, in Washington, D.C. He also holds advanced degrees from both Princeton University and Ohio State University. In 2009, the American Association for Justice recognized Mr. Humphreys as one of West Virginia's Top 100 Trial Lawyers.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Class Action/Mass Torts (80%)

Personal Injury - General (10%)

Environmental (10%)


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Super Lawyers: 2011

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About James Humphreys

Admitted: 1979, West Virginia

Professional Webpage: http://www.jfhumphreys.com/Bio/JamesHumphreys.asp

Honors and Awards:

  • American Association for Justice Top 100 Trial Lawyers in West Virginia for 2009

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1980
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of West Virginia, 1979
  • West Virginia, 1979
  • Member, Law and Medicine Committee WV State Bar.

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Board of Directors Brain Injury Association of America, Board of Directors Thomas Memorial Hospital Foundation, Board Global Advisory Washington National Opera, Board of Trustees, George Washington University, Board of Advisors, George Washington University School of Law.  Class Agent 1972 Woodrow Wilson School of Princeton University, Board of Directors, Public Justice Foundation.

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Member, WV Legislature 1983-1995, twice selected as Legislator of the Year.

Educational Background:

  • Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, M.P.A., 1972
  • Ohio State University, M.A., 1970
  • West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, A.B., 1969
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Office Location for James F. Humphreys

10 Hale Street
Suite 400
Charleston, WV 25301

Phone: 304-347-5050


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Last Updated: 7/12/2017

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