Chelsea V. Prince
(304) 598-8174
Office: Morgantown
J.D. West Virginia University
B.A. West Virginia University
Licensure: WV
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Chelsea Prince is a member of the firm’s Professional Liability Practice Group and Insurance Company Team. She focuses her practice on the defense of both first-party and third-party insurance claims, ranging from breach of contract and improper claims handling to the defense of injury and medical malpractice claims.

Ms. Prince structures her practice to assist clients in navigating the rigors of litigation. Whether it is their first experience with litigation or not, Chelsea prioritizes effective communication to ensure her clients are comfortable with each stage of the process.

Work Experience

2010 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2009-2010 Summer Associate, Steptoe & Johnson
2009-2010 Tutor, WVU College of Law
2008 West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals
2007-2008 Graduate Assistant, WVU Student Organization Services

Key Experience

Represented healthcare providers and entities in complex medical malpractice actions involving multiple healthcare providers
Defended professionals before licensing boards regarding claims of professional malpractice and other disciplinary complaints
Represented university against allegations of wrongful death resulting from student overdose in dormitory facility

Memberships & Awards

Member, West Virginia Law Review, Volume 112 No. 1-3, 2009-2010
Notes and Articles Editor, West Virginia Law Review
Best Student Note, "Not Your Mother's Remedy: A Civil Action Response to the Westboro Baptist Church's Military Funeral Demonstrations" 2009-2010
Notes and Articles Selection Editor, West Virginia Law Review
CALI Award - Appellate Advocacy
CALI Award - Legal Research and Writing
CALI Award - Constitutional Law I and II
CALI Award - Business Organizations
CALI Award - Federal Courts
CALI Award - Wealth Transfers
CALI Award - Child Protection and The Law
Order of the Coif
Undergraduate, summa cum laude, West Virginia University