Timothy C. Bailey

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Charleston, WV

Bailey, Javins & Carter, L.C.
 | 213 Hale Street, PO Box 3712
Charleston, WV 25301
Phone: 800-497-0234
Fax: 304-345-0375
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1991
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (90%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

The managing partner at Charleston, West Virginia-based Bailey, Javins, & Carter L.C. Timothy C. Bailey devotes his practice to helping area residents in a wide range of personal injury and wrongful death matters. Mr. Bailey was born into a coal mining family, and he has advocated tirelessly on behalf of miners who were injured in industrial accidents or became sick after being exposed to toxic substances in the workplace. He also handles cases arising out of defective automobile design.

After graduating in 1988 from West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Science cum laude in finance, Mr. Bailey remained in Morgantown and was awarded his Juris Doctor from the West Virginia University College of Law in 1991. Upon graduation, he was named to the Order of Barristers for his achievements in oral advocacy and legal writing. Admitted to practice in West Virginia and Kentucky, Mr. Bailey is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 4th, 6th and Federal Circuits.

Mr. Bailey’s successes in the courtroom and at the negotiating table have earned him membership in both the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He is a former president of the West Virginia Association for Justice, and he serves on the board of governors of the American Association for Justice. Highly regarded by his fellow attorneys, Mr. Bailey has received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and an "Excellent" peer review rating through Avvo. He has also donated his time to Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (90%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents

Personal Injury - Products (10%): Motor Vehicle Defects

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents, Motor Vehicle Defects


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Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2019

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About Timothy Bailey

Admitted: 1991, West Virginia

Professional Webpage: http://www.baileyjavinscarter.com/Attorneys/Timothy-Bailey.s...


  • National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2014 Nationally Ranked, Top 10 Attorney Award For Excellence in the field of Personal Injury
  • "AV" Rating, Martindale Hubbell
  • Order of Barristers, West Virginia University College of Law, Morgantown, West Virginia, 1991
  • Pi Kappa Alpha
  • Member, Multi-million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Summit, Mountain Honorary, 1988 - 1989

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court Northern District of West Virginia
  • Board Member and Sunday School Teacher, South Charleston Church of the Nazarene
  • Board of Directors, Kanawha County
  • Member, West Virginia University Alumni Association, 1998 - Present
  • Member, American Bar Association, 1991 - Present
  • Member, Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys, 1993 - Present
  • Member, Kentucky State Bar, 1993 - Present
  • Member, West Virginia State Bar, 1991 - Present
  • Leaders Forum, American Association for Justice
  • Member, American Association for Justice, 1992 - Present
  • President, West Virginia Association for Justice, 2009 - 2010
  • Board of Governors, West Virginia Association for Justice, 1997 - Present
  • West Virginia Association for Justice, 1992 - Present
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of West Virginia
  • Kentucky, 1993
  • West Virginia, 1991
  • Member, National Board of Governors, American Association for Justice

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Public Justice, Member
  • South Charleston Church of the Nazarene, Board Member and Sunday School Teacher
  • Make-a-Wish Foundation, Southern West Virginia
  • Member, Beni Kedem Shrine, 1995 - Present
  • Charleston Area Medical Center, Women's and Children's Hospital Parent Board
  • Freemason, 1995 - Present

Educational Background:

  • West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, B.S. in Finance, Cum Laude, With Honors, University Honors Program Scholar, 1988
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Office Location for Timothy C. Bailey

213 Hale Street
PO Box 3712
Charleston, WV 25301

Phone: 800-497-0234

Fax: 304-345-0375

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Last Updated: 12/4/2018

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