D. Blake "J.R." Carter, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Charleston, WV

Bailey, Javins & Carter, L.C.
 | 213 Hale Street, Charleston, WV 25301
Phone: 800-497-0234
Fax: 304-345-0375
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2015 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    Attorney Profile

    D. Blake "J.R." Carter, Jr., is a partner at Bailey, Javins, & Carter L.C., located in Charleston, West Virginia. Providing representation to clients throughout the region, he focuses his practice on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, assisting plaintiffs who have been harmed by the negligence of other parties. The types of cases that Mr. Carter handles arise out of coal mining accidents, truck and other motor vehicle collisions, construction site, logging and other workplace injury accidents, pedestrian injuries, premises liability and defective products.

    As an undergraduate, Mr. Carter obtained his Bachelor of Arts in economics from West Virginia University, graduating in 2001. Remaining in Morgantown for his legal studies, he then enrolled at the West Virginia University College of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2005. Mr. Carter joined the predecessor to his current firm that same year. Admitted to practice before all West Virginia state courts, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia.

    During his career, Mr. Carter has prevailed on behalf of his clients in a number of published decisions. In one such case, the state's highest court ruled in favor of his client on a question of the tolling of the applicable statute of limitations. In another, Mr. Carter was able to successfully introduce the opinions of experts in a products liability case after the lower court had disallowed them. He continues to stay abreast of current developments in personal injury law and trial techniques through his active participation in the West Virginia Association for Justice. Mr. Carter has also been named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40.

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


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    Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021 Rising Stars: 2015 - 2019

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    About Blake Carter, Jr.

    Admitted: 2005, West Virginia

    Professional Webpage: https://www.baileyjavinscarter.com/attorneys/d-b-carter-jr/

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • West Virginia, 2005
    • Kanawha County Bar
    • West Virginia Bar
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of West Virginia
    • West Virginia Association for Justice

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Settling Personal Injury Claims with Ethical Integrity, Charleston, WV, 2008 – Present


    • San Francisco v. Wendy’s Intern., Inc., 221 W.Va. 734, 656 S.E.2d 485 (W.Va 2007)
    • Worley v. Beckley Mechanical, Inc., 220 W.Va. 633, 648 S.E.2d 620 (W.Va. 2007)


    • JR Carter is a partner at Bailey Javins & Carter located in Charleston, WV. JR works diligently on behalf of his injured clients helping them to recover the damages they need to move forward with their lives., JR Carter Biography, 2019

    Educational Background:

    • West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, B.A. in Economics, December, 2001
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    Office Location for D. Blake "J.R." Carter, Jr.

    213 Hale Street
    Charleston, WV 25301

    Phone: 800-497-0234

    Fax: 304-345-0375

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    Last Updated: 1/19/2021

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