R. Chad Duffield

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Charleston, West Virginia

Farmer, Cline & Campbell, PLLC
R. Chad Duffield
Farmer, Cline & Campbell, PLLC

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, General Litigation, Insurance Coverage; view more

Licensed in West Virginia since: 2004

Education: University of Pittsburgh School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2023
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Farmer, Cline & Campbell, PLLC

746 Myrtle Road
Charleston, WV 25314 Visit website


R. Chad Duffield is a member of Farmer, Cline & Campbell, PLLC, a law firm in Charleston, West Virginia. Regarded as one of the leading personal injury lawyers in his region, Mr. Duffield provides unmatched advocacy and support to a diverse range of clients throughout West Virginia and the surrounding areas of Pennsylvania who have complex legal challenges involving any of the following:

  • Tractor-trailer and commercial vehicle litigation
  • Personal injury
  • Wrongful death
  • Insurance bad faith

As an attorney, Mr. Duffield has achieved considerable success fighting for the rights and entitlements of his clients, and he has recovered millions of dollars in total compensation for those in need. Honored for his success, he has earned memberships in both the Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forums, and he has received many accolades and endorsements from his peers.  Mr. Duffield is also a member of the National Trial Lawyers Top 10 Trucking Lawyers of West Virginia, as well as the organization's Top 100 Trial Lawyers in West Virginia.  

Mr. Duffield focuses much of him on tractor-trailer and other commercial vehicle crashes.  He is a member of the Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys, has received hands-on tractor-trailer driving instruction for legal professionals through The Legacy Corporation, and holds a West Virginia Class A CDL Learner's Permit. 

A 2000 graduate of Wheeling Jesuit University, where he received the Katherine Fouts Community Service Medal, Mr. Duffield obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 2003, and he received the School of Law Community Service Award. He continues to devote time to community service as evidenced by his service, for more than ten years, as a member of the Board of Directors (and current President of the Board) of The Counseling Connection, a non-profit mental health and counseling agency in Charleston.  

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, General Litigation, Insurance Coverage

Focus areas

Bad Faith Insurance, Brain Injury, Dram Shop Laws, Insurance, Litigation, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 70% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20% General Litigation
  • 10% Insurance Coverage

First Admitted: 2003, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: https://www.farmerclinecampbell.com/attorney/r-c-duffield/

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Adjunct Instructor, Wheeling Jesuit University, 2010 - 2012
  • National Trial Lawyers – 2017, 2018 and 2019 – Top 10 Trucking Trial Lawyer in West Virginia
  • Member of the Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forums
  • American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys – 2014 and 2015 – Ten Best Under 40 Client Satisfaction Award
  • National Trial Lawyers – 2012-2017 – Top 40 Under 40 in West Virginia
  • National Trial Lawyers – 2015 – 2019 - Top 100 Civil Trial Attorney in West Virginia
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • West Virginia
  • Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys, Member
  • Kanawha County Bar Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania State Bar, Member
  • West Virginia State Bar, Member
  • Pennsylvania
Educational Background:
  • Wheeling Jesuit University, Wheeling, West Virginia, B.S., Honors: Recipient of the Katherine Fouts Community Service Medal, Honors: Alpha Sigma Nu (Jesuit Honor Society), Major: Product Design, 2000
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • President, Board of Directors, The Counseling Connection, 2016

Office location for R. Chad Duffield

746 Myrtle Road
Charleston, WV 25314

Phone: 866-587-0167


2 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2023

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