J. Brandon Shumaker

Morgantown, WV, Criminal Defense and Bankruptcy Alternative attorney. Regularly represents clients charged with felony and misdemeanor offenses. Also represents WVU students who have been charged by the WVU Office of Student Conduct.

Fees: Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types: Cash, Check, Credit card

Contact info
Po Box 867
Morgantown, WV, 26507

Office (304) 709-6552

State Status Acquired Updated
WV Authorized to practice law 2010 07/14/2016

Award name Grantor Date granted
Selected Top 40 Under 40 – Criminal Defense The National Trial Lawyers 2016
10 Best for Client Satisfaction American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys 2016
Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 Criminal Lawyer in West Virginia American Society of Legal Advocates 2016
Rated Attorney – Criminal Defense Lead Counsel 2015
Clients’ Choice 2015 Avvo 2015
Clients’ Choice 2014 Avvo 2014
Top 10 Under 40 National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys 2014
Nominated “10 Best” Attorney for State of West Virginia American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys 2014
Nominated Top 40 Under 40 The National Trial Lawyers 2014
Top Contributor Avvo 2014
Rated Attorney – Criminal Defense Lead Counsel 2014
Best Overall Trial WVU College of Law – Trial Advocacy 2008
Highest Grade in Law Class – Business Torts CALI 2008
Highest Grade in Law Class – Advanced Criminal Procedure CALI 2008
Scholarship Fraternal Order of Police 2001

Work experience
Title Company name Duration
Of Counsel Brewer & Giggenbach, PLLC 2012 – Present
Attorney J. Brandon Shumaker, Attorney at Law 2012 – Present
Attorney Brewster, Morhous, Cameron, Carruth, Kersey, Moore & Stafford, PLLC 2008 – 2012
Research Assistant West Virginia University College Of Law 2007 – 2008
Intern Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office 2006 – 2006
Intern Morgantown Mayor’s Office 2005 – 2005

School name Major Degree Graduated
West Virginia University College of Law Law JD – Juris Doctor 2008
West Virginia University College of Law Political Science BS – Bachelor of Science 2005

Speaking engagements
Conference name Title Date
Young Lawyers Executive Committee Annual Conference Section 10 Update 2012
Young Lawyers Executive Committee Conference Section 10 Update 2011
Reversing Field: Examining Issues of Commercialization, Race and Labor in 21st Century Sports Law Sports Law N/A

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