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2205, 2017

Debra Scudiere Appointed to WV Industrial Council

Charleston, WV (May 22, 2017) – Kay Casto & Chaney PLLC is pleased to announce that Debra Scudiere, a member resident in the firm’ s Morgantown office, has been appointed by Governor Jim Justice to serve as a member of the West Virginia Industrial Council. Scudiere’s appointment was approved by the West Virginia Senate early […]

1805, 2017

“Drone Slayer Case” Draws Attention

The case against a Kentucky man who shot down a drone flying over his property has been dismissed by a U.S. District Court, citing “lack of subject matter jurisdiction.”

What does this mean?

To recap, a drone was flown over a piece of private property and allegedly allowed to hover over the area in which the property […]

305, 2017

All Offices of Kay Casto & Chaney PLLC Represented in 2017 Edition of “WV Super Lawyers”

Charleston, W.Va. (May 3, 2017) — Kay Casto & Chaney PLLC is pleased to report that the following attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2017 edition of West Virginia “Super Lawyers”.  The list reveals outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The patented selection process […]

205, 2017

Kay Casto & Chaney Earns Recertification in Meritas, a Global Alliance of Independent Business Law Firms

Charleston, West Virginia – May 1, 2017 – Kay Casto & Chaney PLLC, a West Virginia-based law firm, today announced that it has been awarded recertification in Meritas, a global alliance of independent business law firms. Kay Casto & Chaney PLLC joined Meritas in 1990 as one of the organization’s original members, and, as a […]

2804, 2017

Teresa J. Dumire Inducted as a Fellow of the WV Bar Foundation

Charleston, W.Va. (April 28, 2017) – Kay Casto & Chaney PLLC was pleased to celebrate the achievements of Teresa J. Dumire, who was recently inducted as a Fellow of the West Virginia Bar Foundation. Dumire serves as the managing member of the Morgantown office, in addition to serving as a member of the firm’s management […]

704, 2017

Six KCC Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers’ “Women in the Law” Business Edition

Charleston, W.Va. (April 7, 2017) — Best Lawyers, the oldest and one of the most respected guides to the legal profession, recently announced the 2017 “Women in the Law” Spring Business Edition, produced in collaboration with the Coalition of Women’s Initiatives in Law.

The “Women of Influence” issue lists Kay Casto & Chaney members Rebecca A. Betts […]

504, 2017

Teresa J. Dumire Elected to Firm Management Committee

Charleston, W.Va. (April 4, 2017) – Kay Casto & Chaney PLLC is pleased to announce that Teresa J. Dumire has been elected to the firm’s management committee for a three-year term.

Dumire joined Kay Casto & Chaney in August of 2001 and serves as the managing member of the firm’s Morgantown office. Her full-time practice encompasses […]

3003, 2017

Teresa Dumire Featured Speaker at CLM Conference

Morgantown, WV (March 29, 2017) — Teresa J. Dumire, the managing member of the firm’s Morgantown office and the newly-elected member of the firm’s Management Committee, has been selected as a speaker at the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance Annual Conference to be held in Nashville, TN.  The three-day meeting will feature experts in many areas […]

2303, 2017

Professional Supersedes Social Roles: A Precaution on Hugging in the Workplace

What may be acceptable behavior and entirely well-intentioned to one person may not be perceived similarly by others. This particularly holds true in the workplace, where co-workers are encouraged to form social bonds while maintaining professionalism.  In a recent decision, the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in California recognized a […]

2802, 2017

WV Tort Reform Eyes Phantom Damages (SB 197)

Phantom damages are once again in the legislative crosshairs of West Virginia’s legislative session. Over the last several sessions, there have been a number of tort reform measures enacted into law, including changes to West Virginia’s joint and several liability and comparative fault rules, as well as statutory limitations on punitive damages.

The 2017 Legislature is […]

1702, 2017

Courtney A. Kirtley Joins Kay Casto & Chaney PLLC

Charleston, W.Va. (February 17, 2017) – Kay Casto & Chaney PLLC is pleased to announce that Courtney A. Kirtley has joined the firm as an attorney practicing in the areas of commercial and financial law. Ms. Kirtley will serve the firm’s clients from the Fayetteville, West Virginia office.

At Kay Casto & Chaney, Ms. Kirtley counsels […]

2701, 2017

Attorney Robert Allen Named to National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals

Charleston, WV (January 27, 2017) — Kay Casto & Chaney is pleased to announce that attorney Robert Allen has been confirmed for induction into the West Virginia Chapter of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals.  The process of induction included weeks of client due diligence interviews and peer voting from within the Academy.

The National Academy of Distinguished […]

1601, 2017

Transacting Business in the Electronic Age

By: Michael T. Chaney

First it was the stone and chisel, then papyrus and quill, then paper and pen. But now that we are in the electronic age, can business be transacted without any paper or other physical record?

Under the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (“UETA”), the answer is yes.

UETA is a law that was proposed by […]

1001, 2017

Yes, I Want Help In Resolving This Dispute

Is your business burdened with a nagging issue with a competitor?
Does your neighbor keep encroaching on your land?
Do you have a claim for that slip and fall where you broke your leg?

Then maybe 2017 is the year when you solve your problem, put it behind you, and get on with your life.

But how?

What […]

3110, 2016

Kay Casto & Chaney Named a “Top Tier BEST Law Firm”

Charleston, WV (November 1, 2016) — U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, for the seventh consecutive year, have announced the “Best Law Firms” rankings.

Kay Casto & Chaney PLLC has been ranked in the 2017 U.S. News – Best Lawyers as a “Metropolitan Tier One Firm” in 13 practice areas in Charleston, and six […]

2709, 2016

200 Guests Attend Firm’s “Party on the Plaza”

Charleston, W.Va. (September 22, 2016) — More than 200 guests attended Kay Casto & Chaney’s “Party on the Plaza”, a business networking social coordinated by the Charleston Area Alliance and co-hosted with National Travel Services. Traditionally known as “Business After Hours”, the party was catered by Sam’s Uptown Café and Bar, and music was provided […]

1508, 2016

Firm Receives “Lawyer of the Year” Awards

Charleston, W.Va. (August 15, 2016) — Kay Casto & Chaney is pleased to announce that five of the firm’s attorneys have been named “Lawyers of the Year” by the publishers of Best Lawyers in America. The firm has received Best Lawyers accolades for several years, as the following list reveals:

2017

Charleston-WV

Robert B. Allen – Arbitration
Thomas […]

1508, 2016

21 Kay Casto & Chaney PLLC Attorneys Named to 2017 Best Lawyers® List

Charleston, W.Va. (August 15, 2016) — Kay Casto & Chaney PLLC is pleased to announce that 21 lawyers have been named to the 2017 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.

Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of […]

2906, 2016

Practicing Social Responsibility During Natural Disasters

Nearly everyone in West Virginia has been impacted as a result of last week’s unprecedented storms and subsequent flooding.  Some spots in West Virginia saw more than a foot of rain in a matter of hours.  The impact of the string of storms is staggering.  We’ve seen images which tug on our collective heartstrings, as some folks […]

2906, 2016

Kay Casto Responds to Community Need

Charleston, W.Va. (June 29, 2016) — Nearly a week after severe storms produced catastrophic flooding throughout The Mountain State, Kay Casto & Chaney jumped to action to help those individuals and businesses impacted by weather devastation.

Within the firm, lawyers and staff members responded to community calls for help by donating cleaning supplies, personal hygiene products, […]

2406, 2016

“WV Lawyer” Publishes McGhee Cover Story

Charleston, W.Va. (June 23, 2016) — The West Virginia State Bar has released its summer issue of “The West Virginia Lawyer”, which features firm member, John McGhee, on the edition’s cover. The article introduces McGhee as the new president of the State Bar, as well as showcases his leadership goals for the 2016-17 term.

The online edition […]

2006, 2016

Laura A. Hoffman Joins Firm

Charleston, W.Va. (June 20, 2016) – Kay Casto & Chaney is pleased to announce that Laura A. Hoffman has joined the firm as an associate. Hoffman will practice in the firm’s Charleston office.

For the past year, Hoffman has served as a circuit judge law clerk under the direction of The Honorable Thomas C. Evans, III […]

2705, 2016

Plaintiffs Must Demonstrate Actual Injury, SCOTUS Rules

On May 16, 2016, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its opinion in the closely watched case of Spokeo, Inc., v. Robins, No. 13-1339.  Spokeo, Inc. is an online information aggregation service that, in response to requests, searches a wide array of databases and generates a profile of the subject of the search. […]

2705, 2016

Firm Receives High Honors; Named Top Tier Firm

Charleston, W.Va. (May 27, 2016) — Kay Casto & Chaney has received an impressive nod of approval from clients and colleagues in the 2016 edition of Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.  The publication, which is produced in the United Kingdom, focuses a core group of corporate areas of law, highlighting the firms […]

1105, 2016

John McGhee Elected President of WV State Bar

Charleston, W.Va. (April 13, 2016) – Kay Casto & Chaney PLLC is pleased to announce that John R. McGhee, Jr., has been elected President of the West Virginia Star Bar Board of Governors for the 2016-2017 term.

At Kay Casto & Chaney, Mr. McGhee is a member of the firm and focuses his practice of law […]

903, 2016

Not to Drone On, but…

It is the mission of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) “to provide the safest, most efficient aerospace system in the world.” Accordingly, the FAA has begun the process to establish regulations to control the nation’s airspace.  The FAA website has a useful FAQ section that includes the following overview relating to commercial operations:
“Unless you are flying […]

1101, 2016

2016 West Virginia Legislative Preview

Introduction
The West Virginia Legislature is set to convene on January 13, 2016 to commence its 83rd session. The session will run 60 calendar days to March 12, 2016. The West Virginia Constitution provides that the legislature must pass a budget. The legislature has authority to take up any other matter so long as the matter […]

2511, 2015

Some Days You Get The Bear, Some Days The Bear Gets You (Part II: Practical Considerations)

The leaves are gone and the wind is chilly. Folks across the state take to their tree stands to stare down the scope at the prized buck that has ravaged the tomato garden all year long. Thanksgiving equates to hunting in West Virginia. With the onset of buck gun season, it’s important to note some practical […]

1711, 2015

Firm Welcomes Kevin T. Gillen

Morgantown, W.Va. (November 16, 2015) – Kay Casto & Chaney PLLC is pleased to announce that Kevin T. Gillen has joined the firm as an associate in the Morgantown office. Gillen’s practice will be focused on civil litigation with an emphasis on insurance defense, commercial law and construction law.

Gillen comes to Kay Casto & Chaney […]

311, 2015

Kay Casto & Chaney Ranked Top Tier in 2016 “Best Law Firms” List

Charleston, W.Va. (November 3, 2015) — U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, for the sixth consecutive year, announce the “Best Law Firms” rankings.

Kay Casto & Chaney PLLC has been ranked in the 2016 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list in 34 practice areas.

Firms included in the 2016 “Best Law Firms” […]

2910, 2015

HRH Crown Prince Alexander and Me

Not that I’m a name-dropper or anything, but the recent visit to Charleston by a number of Serbian judges to learn about our state and federal judicial systems recalled to me my visit with Crown Prince Alexander II of Serbia.

Serbia (officially “The Republic of Serbia”) is, as virtually every West Virginian knows, the crossroads of […]

1410, 2015

Connie Weber to Speak at Second HR Conference on October 22

October 14, 2015 (Charleston, W.Va.) — Constance H. Weber, a member of Kay Casto & Chaney and the chairperson of the firm’s labor and employment practice, will be a presenter at the Fall 2015 conference hosted by the West Virginia College and University Professional Association of Human Resources. Weber will discuss procedures for working with […]

1210, 2015

Connie Weber to Speak at WV Chamber HR Conference

October 12, 2015 (Charleston, W.Va.) – Constance H. Weber, a member of Kay Casto & Chaney PLLC and chair of the firm’s labor and employment practice, will address attendees of the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce HR Conference today at 3:00 p.m. at the Charleston Marriott.

Weber will serve as a panelist during the general session […]

110, 2015

Some Days You Get The Bear, Some Days The Bear Gets You (Part One: Hunting in the Smartphone Era)

The West Virginia maple, oak, and elm trees are beginning to turn lustrous shades of red, yellow, and orange.  This annual transformation can only mean one thing: the return of WVU and Marshall Football?  Correct!  Additionally, the change in seasons signifies the onset of hunting season (a.k.a. “Camo and Ammo Time”).

Hunting is ingrained in the […]

1809, 2015

Shannon Smith Leads Dedication of Monongalia County Justice Center

Morgantown, W.Va. (September 18, 2015) —  Kay Casto & Chaney attorney, Shannon P. Smith, led dedication ceremonies that opened the new Monongalia County Justice Center in Morgantown. Smith also serves as the Monongalia County Bar President.

The event, which was held on Tuesday, was attended by at least 300 guests and several keynote speakers, including Supreme Court Justice Brent […]

1709, 2015

C.W. Pace to Lecture at Estate Planning Seminar

Charleston, W.Va. (September 18, 2015) — Kay Casto & Chaney attorney, Charles “C.W.” Pace, will present an overview of the West Virginia Uniform Power of Attorney Act at a special seminar for estate planners on October 23, 2015.  In addition, Pace will cover abuse by agents under the Durable Power of Attorney Act, and an explanation of West […]

209, 2015

Who Moved My Cheese? Legislative Changes to a Plaintiff-Friendly Law

*Published by the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce; HR JOURNAL (SUMMER 2015)

By Constance H. Weber and William M. Swann
Kay Casto & Chaney PLLC

The West Virginia Wage Payment and Collection Act (“WPCA”) has historically been a steady source of revenue for trial attorneys. These entrepreneurial spirits would find clients recently separated from their employment, examine the […]

109, 2015

Know When to Waiver: Liability Waivers

We’ve all seen liability waivers. Chances are, you’ve been asked to sign one before your child goes on a school field trip to a museum or zoo.  Corporate events such as whitewater rafting and other adventure excursions are good examples.  So are 5K runs and distance walks to support charitable organizations.

Some folks will tell you that […]

2808, 2015

Proposed Legislative Rules under the Pregnant Workers’ Fairness Act

The West Virginia Legislature recently passed the Pregnant Workers’ Fairness Act, requiring employers to make the same sort of accommodations for pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions that employers already make for temporary disabilities not related to pregnancy. The act obligates employers to make reasonable modifications for employees who have limitations that stem from pregnancy, […]

2108, 2015

Teresa Dumire Named Member of the International Association of Defense Counsel

Morgantown, W.Va. (August 21, 2015) — Teresa J. Dumire, managing member of the firm’s Morgantown office, was recently named the newest member of the International Association of Defense Counsel. The IADC has been serving a distinguished membership of corporate and insurance defense attorneys for more than 95 years.

As an invitation-only, peer-reviewed association, the IADC provides benefits to those corporate […]

2108, 2015

Connie Weber Inducted as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America

Charleston, W.Va. (August 21, 2015) — Constance H. Weber, a member of the firm and the chairperson of the labor and employment practice area of Kay Casto & Chaney PLLC has been selected to become a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America.  The LCA is a trial lawyer honorary society with a membership limited to less than one-half […]

2108, 2015

Homeowners Associations: Trouble in the Neighborhood

Many families live in communities that require active participation in a homeowners association. These homeowners associations benefit their members by way of maintaining common areas and roads.  In return, members of the homeowners association pay fees to the association.  But, what happens when a member of a homeowners association fails to pay the requisite fee?  Does the homeowners […]

1808, 2015

23 Kay Casto & Chaney Attorneys Named “Best Lawyers in America”

(Charleston, W.Va.) — Kay Casto & Chaney PLLC is pleased to announce that 23 attorneys have been named to the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers, the oldest and one of the most respected peer review publications in the legal profession.

Best Lawyers has published its list for over 30 years, earning praise from the profession, the media, […]

2207, 2015

Crisis Planning Required for Management of Potential Cyber Attacks

Once again, the topic of privacy and security of electronic data has captured headlines with news that 21.5 million Americans have had their private information stolen in an attack on the government’s Office of Personnel Management.

More recently, pharmacy chain CVS has taken its online photo center offline after discovering that customers’ personal credit card data may […]

907, 2015

Hosting Charitable Events: No Good Deed Goes Unpunished?

We all try to engage in charitable activities to support local causes, which are near and dear to us. High schools host “50/50” raffles during sporting events to raise money for new equipment. A church hosts an “elimination dinner” so as to help a young family with a sick child.

These activities are undertaken to help, […]

2506, 2015

Firm Welcomes Attorney Lindsay M. Gainer

Charleston, W.Va. (June 15, 2015) — Kay Casto & Chaney PLLC is pleased to announce that Lindsay M. Gainer has joined the firm and will focus her practice in the areas of commercial law and civil litigation.

As a student at West Virginia University, Gainer majored in both English and History and graduated magna cum laude. […]

2206, 2015

Kay Casto & Chaney: “America’s Leading Lawyers for Business”

Charleston, W.Va. (June 21, 2015) — Chambers and Partners USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business released the 2015 guide of “Leaders in their Field”. The following attorneys have been honored as top-ranked practitioners:

Corporate/Commercial – West Virginia
What the team is known for: Mid-sized firm traditionally recognized for its insurance defense capabilities. Offers broad expertise in commercial […]

1506, 2015

Tom Ewing, Will Swann Published in “The Community Banker”

(June 15, 2015) Charleston, W.Va. — In the Spring 2015 issue of “The Community Banker” — a publication presented by the Community Bankers of West Virginia — Kay Casto & Chaney attorneys Thomas H. Ewing and William M. Swann are featured as co-authors of an article that explains recent amendments to the state’s Consumer Credit and […]

2705, 2015

Top 10 Things That Annoy Your Mediator (And Don’t Help Your Case Anyway) — Part II

By: Debra Scudiere, Kay Casto & Chaney PLLC

To those of you who read my first blog about those mindless, annoying things that advocates sometimes do in mediations, here is the rest of my Top Ten List:

Anyone participating by phone who:

Goes to lunch or to another meeting or to the bathroom and can’t be reached at

  […]

2404, 2015

Cyber Security Update: Insurance Regulatory Guidance

On April 16, 2015, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) Cyber Security Task Force issued its “Principles for Effective Cybersecurity: Insurance Regulatory Guidance.” The principles, which can be found here, are to serve as guidance to state insurance regulators in identifying safeguards that insurers and producers should have in place to protect consumer data […]

2304, 2015

Firm receives numerous honors, recognition at West Virginia State Bar Annual Meeting

(Charleston, WV) Kay Casto & Chaney was well represented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the West Virginia State Bar during a two-day conference (April 17-18) at Glade Springs Resort.

John R. McGhee, Jr. was sworn in as President-Elect of the WVSB Board of Governors. McGhee is a member of the firm and focuses his practice […]

2004, 2015

Firm Honored as W.Va. Super Lawyers, Rising Stars

(Charleston, W.Va.) — Kay Casto & Chaney PLLC is proud to announce that several of its attorneys have been named to the latest business editions of West Virginia Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.

Super Lawyers recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice. The following Kay Casto & Chaney lawyers have been selected for inclusion:

Charleston

  […]

2004, 2015

Kay Casto & Chaney opens Fayetteville office

(Charleston, W.Va.) — Kay Casto & Chaney PLLC, one of the larger law firms in West Virginia, recently added a third office to its roster of locations. With offices in Charleston and Morgantown, the firm formalized its presence in Fayetteville, W.Va. in mid-April. Fayette County native, Tom Ewing, a member of the firm, serves as […]

1604, 2015

Legislative Update 2015: Comparative fault rules change

Of the many pieces of tort reform legislation to emerge from the 2015 West Virginia Legislature, one of the most important was HB 2002, which becomes effective on May 25, 2015. HB 2002 substantially changes West Virginia’s comparative fault regimen and abolishes joint and several liability by repealing two code sections: W.Va. Code §§55-7-13 and […]

1504, 2015

Legislative Update 2015: Is This Good Law? “Obvi.”

Law

The recently completed legislative session brought forth many legal changes intended to improve the business climate in West Virginia. SB 13, relating to the “open and obvious” doctrine, was one of the first legal changes that completed the legislative process.

“Open and obvious” was a West Virginia legal doctrine enacted in 1902 and subsequently affirmed until […]

1504, 2015

Connie Weber to address employment law updates at the 2015 AlignHR Annual Conference on May 6th.

Constance H. Weber, a member of the firm’s labor and employment practice, will deliver a presentation at the 2015 AlignHR Annual Conference, to be held in South Charleston on May 6th at Holiday Inn and Suites. Weber will address employment law updates, including the latest changes in the area of retaliatory discharge.

To learn more about […]

1504, 2015

Firm attorneys named “Super Lawyers” and “Rising Stars”

(Charleston, W.Va.) — Kay Casto & Chaney PLLC is proud to announce that several of its attorneys have been named to the latest business editions of West Virginia Super Lawyers  and Rising Stars®.

Super Lawyers recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice.  The following Kay Casto & Chaney lawyers have been selected for […]

1903, 2015

Stephen A. Weber to speak at National Business Institute

Stephen A. Weber, a member of the labor and employment practice of Kay Casto & Chaney, will present a seminar entitled “Employment Law: 2015 Comprehensive Guide” on June 10, 2015 in Charleston. Contact the National Business Institute for more details.

1702, 2015

Top Ten Things That Annoy Your Mediator (and don’t help your case anyway…) – Part I

Debra Scudiere, Kay Casto & Chaney PLLC
I love the whole process of mediation, and those of you who know me know that I’m an optimistic, upbeat kind of gal. However, I warn you ahead of time that this discussion is purely negative. It is all the “don’t’s” for you to remember as you prepare for […]

1202, 2015

Teresa J. Dumire has been selected to become a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America

Teresa J. Dumire, managing member of the firm’s Morgantown office, has been selected to become a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. The LCA is a trial lawyer honorary society whose membership is limited to less than one-half of one percent of North American lawyers, judges and scholars.

1102, 2015

John R. McGhee, Jr. honored by National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys

John R. McGhee, Jr. was recently named the West Virginia representative and member of the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Inc.

1102, 2015

Erin J. Webb served as guest speaker at the National Business Institute’s seminar

Erin J. Webb will be a guest speaker at the National Business Institute’s seminar, “Insurance Coverage Law”. The presentation will take place at Embassy Suites-Charleston on January 15, 2015.

1102, 2015

Debra L. Scudiere has been re-elected to WV State Bar Board of Governors

Debra Scudiere, a member of the Morgantown office, was recently re-elected to a second two-year term as the representative from the West Virginia State Bar Board of Governors to the American Bar Association House of Delegates. Scudiere is an experienced trial attorney whose practice deals with all areas of civil defense litigation including insurance, malpractice, […]

1102, 2015

Stephen L. Thomas authors article in national publication

Stephen L. Thomas has written an article on the topic of student loans and the pending reauthorization of the Higher Education Act of 1965. His work will be published in an upcoming issue of the Norton Bankruptcy Law Adviser.

1102, 2015

John R. McGhee, Jr. guest speaker at the National Business Institute’s seminar

John R. McGhee, Jr. will be a guest speaker at the National Business Institute’s seminar, “Construction Defect Disputes and Litigation”. The presentation will take place at Embassy Suites-Charleston on December 8, 2014.

1102, 2015

James Sturgeon featured in WV Focus Magazine

James Sturgeon has been featured in the winter issue of West Virginia FOCUS magazine, highlighting his travel experiences and extreme adventures.

1102, 2015

Kay Casto & Chaney welcomes new attorney

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Kay Casto & Chaney Welcomes New Attorney
Charleston, W.Va. (January 26, 2015) – Kay Casto & Chaney is pleased to announce that Samuel D. Marsh joined the firm’s Charleston office. Marsh represents businesses and individuals in white-collar criminal defense cases and civil litigation matters.

Marsh served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern […]

1002, 2015

Craft Beer Legislation Causes a Growl in West Virginia Senate

In December 2014, craft beer enthusiasts in the Capitol City let out a growl when they discovered they would no longer be able to fill growlers from the Charleston Brewing Company at Black Sheet Burrito and Brews due to antiquated alcohol licensing statutes.

Fast forward six weeks and three pieces of legislation have been introduced in […]

801, 2015

Law. Business. Life.

Since our founding nearly 100 years ago, Kay Casto & Chaney has assembled a team of experienced practitioners who are known for their expertise in virtually every area of law. Indeed, this year 21 of our firm’s 37 lawyers were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America – a number […]