James C. Peterson

James C. Peterson

Attorney Profile

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

Hill, Peterson, Carper, Bee & Deitzler, PLLC
 | 500 Tracy Way, Charleston, WV 25311
Phone: 304-345-5667
Fax: 304-345-1519
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1984
Practice Areas:
  • Class Action/Mass Torts (60%),
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

James C. Peterson, managing partner with Hill, Peterson, Carper, Bee & Deitzler, PLLC since 1983, focuses his practice on mass tort and class actions. To each case, he brings a Board Certification as an (NBTA) Civil Trial Specialist since 1990, and a history of trying high-profile cases,throughout the U.S. and foreign jurisdictions. Mr. Peterson is a life member of the American Association for Justice (AAJ).  He was honored as (2005) Trial Lawyer of the Year by Trial Lawyers for Public Justice (TLPJ) for his work in Leach v. E.I. Dupont de Nemours & Company, and Past President of the West Virginia Association for Justice 1995. Besides promoting safer products and obtaining compensation for injured consumers, Mr. Peterson has authored over 40 papers and articles.

Certificates and Credentials

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy

About James Peterson

Admitted: 1984, West Virginia

Professional Webpage: http://www.hpcbd.com/Profile%20-%20James-C-Peterson.html


  • Licensed to practice in the states of Minnesota, Ohio and West Virginia, Life Member , AAJ, Formerly ATLA, Trial Layer of the Year (TLPJ)

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • NBTA Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist, 1990

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • President West Virginia Association for Justice (WVAJ), 1995

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Former Chairman of both the City of Charleston West Virginia's Police and  Kanawha County Deputys Civil Service Commissions.

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Awarded Trial Lawyer of the year for 2005 by Trial Lawyers for Public Justice (TLPJ)

Industry Groups

  • AAJ Life Member
  • NBTA Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist 1990 To Present
  • Trial Lawyer Of The Year Award From Public Justice 2005

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Office Location for James C. Peterson

500 Tracy Way
Charleston, WV 25311

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Last Updated: 11/21/2017

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