Richard F. Neely

Richard F. Neely: Attorney with Neely & Callaghan
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  • 159 Summers St., Ste. 310, Charleston, WV 25301-2134
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Recipient, Bronze Star Award. Author of : How Courts Govern America, Yale University Press, 1980; Why Courts Don't Work, McGraw Hill, 1982; The Divorce Decision, McGraw Hill, 1983; Judicial Jeopardy: When Business Collides with the Courts, Addison Wesley, 1986; The Product Liability Mess, Free Press, 1989; Take Back Your Neighborhood, Donald I. Fine, 1991; Tragedies of Our Own Making, University of Illinois Press, 1994; "The Politics of Crime," Atlantic Monthly (Cover), August, 1981; "The Primary Caretaker Parent Rule: Child Custody and the Dynamics of Greed," Yale Law and Policy Review 169, 1986; "Insider Trading Prosecutions under the Misappropriation Theory: New York's Joke on Heartland America," 1995 WL 267860. William Frederick Atherton Lecturer, Harvard University, 1982-1983. Visiting Professor of Law, Fudan University, Shanghai, Peoples Republic of China, 1984. Member, Yale Law School Executive Committee 2010—. Staff Economist, John Paul Vann and Ambassador Charles Whitehouse, Republic of Vietnam. Justice and Chief Justice, West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, 1973-1995. Member, West Virginia Legislature, 1971-1973. Life Member, Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference; Member Advisory Board, BNA Class Action Litigation Report. Member, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW).

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Mine Disasters and Serious Industrial Accidents
  • Securities Fraud Litigation before FINRA and Inn Courts
  • Oil and Gas Litigation
  • Civil Litigation for Companies not listed on Major Exchanges
  • Domestic Litigation when the Primary issue is the Distribution of Property
  • Appellate Practice in Non-Routine Cases of Substantial Importance

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
304-343-6500  Phone
3043436528  Fax
University Attended:
Dartmouth College, A.B., 1964
Law School Attended:
Yale University, LL.B., 1967
Year of First admission:
1995, U.S. Supreme Court; 1968, West Virginia
Capt. U.S. Army Artillery, 1967-1969
Birth Information:

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