Charles R. Russell
(304) 598-8152
Office: Morgantown
J.D. West Virginia University
B.S. West Virginia University
Licensure: WV
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Charlie Russell focuses his practice in the areas of banking, real estate, and finance law.

Work Experience

2017 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2016 Summer Associate, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2015 Summer Associate, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2013-2015 Quality Control Analyst, Johnson Matthey, Inc.
2012 Manager/Title Abstractor, American Title & Land Services
2011-2012 Senior Certified Title Analyst, Berryman, Hall and Matheny

Speaking Engagements

"Creating Single-Member House Districts in West Virginia," 120 W.Va. L. Rev. 185 (2017)

"Finalizing the Grand Compromise in West Virginia Workers' Compensation: Repeal Deliberate Intent," 119 W. Va. L. Rev. 999 (2017)

Key Experience

Assisted county farmland preservation boards in the acquisition and maintenance of farmland preservation easements providing over $1 million to West Virginia farmers
Assisted West Virginia municipal and county governments in planning, drafting, revising, and implementing comprehensive plans and zoning ordinances

Memberships & Awards

Executive Article Selection & Symposium Editor, West Virginia Law Review, Volume 119
Order of the Coif
Patrick Duffy Koontz Award
CALI Award: Coal, Oil and Gas; Insurance; Lawyers & Legislation; Land Use and Sustainable Development Law