David E. Schumacher

David E. Schumacher: Attorney with Bailey & Wyant, PLLC

Biography

Dave Schumacher is Of Counsel in Bailey & Wyant, PLLC’s Charleston office. He was admitted to the West Virginia State Bar in 1980 and is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Dave obtained his law degree from West Virginia University College of Law and his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia. His civil litigation practice areas include general civil litigation & insurance defense, medical & healthcare malpractice, product liability & personal injury law, governmental liability, insurance coverage & unfair trade practices, and legal & other professional liability.

He is a member of the West Virginia State Bar, the American Bar Association, the Defense Research Institute, the Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia, and the West Virginia and Kanawha County Bar Associations.

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Health Care
  • Medical Device Defense
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Governmental Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
304-720-0710  Phone
304-343-3133  Fax
baileywyant.com/attorneys/david-e-schumacher
University Attended:
Hampden-Sydney College, B.A., summa cum laude, 1977
Law School Attended:
West Virginia University, J.D., 1980
Year of First admission:
1980
Admission:
1980, West Virginia and U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia; 1987, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
Memberships:
Kanawha County, West Virginia State and American Bar Associations; Defense Research Institute; Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia.
Birth Information:
Fort Thomas, Kentucky, July 5, 1955
Reported Cases:
Chancellor v. Shannon, 200 W.Va. 1, 488 S.E.2d 1, Prod.Liab.Rep. (CCH) P 14,885; Hinchman v. Gillette, 217 W.Va. 378, 618 S.E.2d 387; Maples v. West Virginia Dept. of Commerce, Div. of Parks and Recreation, 197 W.Va. 318, 475 S.E.2d 410; McDowell County Bd. of Educ. v. Stephens, 191 W.Va. 711, 447 S.E.2d 912, 93 Ed. Law Rep. 1042; Stewart v. SMC, Inc., 192 W.Va. 441, 452 S.E.2d 899.
ISLN:
903925875

Peer Reviews

  • 4.4/5.0 (24)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.4/5.0
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    4.4/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.3/5.0
  • Communication

    4.3/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.5/5.0
  • David E. Schumacher

    5.0/5.0 by a Member on 07/17/13 in Medical Malpractice Defense on 07/17/13

    I have known Mr. Schumacher for years, and I find him to be an excellent lawyer.

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    I have known Mr. Schumacher for years, and I find him to be an excellent lawyer.

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  • David E. Schumacher

    4.8/5.0 by a Judge on 07/17/13 in Defense Litigation on 07/17/13

    I have known Mr. Schumaaher for over 30 years. I have always found him to be diligent, capable and honest. I would give him my highest reccomendation.

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    I have known Mr. Schumaaher for over 30 years. I have always found him to be diligent, capable and honest. I would give him my highest reccomendation.

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      5.0/5.0
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  • David E. Schumacher

    5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 08/03/13 in Litigation on 08/03/13

    Highly recommend for an AV rating.

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    Highly recommend for an AV rating.

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  • David E. Schumacher

    5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 08/02/13 in Personal Injury Defense on 08/02/13

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • David E. Schumacher

    5.0/5.0 by a Member on 07/26/13 in Civil Litigation on 07/26/13

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • David E. Schumacher

    5.0/5.0 by a Associate/Assistant General Counsel on 07/25/13 in Insurance Coverage Defense on 07/25/13

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • David E. Schumacher

    5.0/5.0 by a Member on 07/18/13 in Litigation on 07/18/13

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • David E. Schumacher

    5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 07/18/13 in Litigation on 07/18/13

    • Legal Knowledge

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  • David E. Schumacher

    4.8/5.0 by a Government Counsel on 08/13/13 in Civil Litigation on 08/13/13

    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • David E. Schumacher

    4.8/5.0 by a Partner on 08/02/13 in Medical Malpractice Defense on 08/02/13

    Dave is very pleasant, cordial and easy to work with.

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    Dave is very pleasant, cordial and easy to work with.

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      5.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0
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