Allan N. Karlin

Allan N. Karlin: Attorney with Allan N. Karlin & Associates
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  • 174 Chancery Row, Morgantown, WV 26505
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Member, 1997-2003 and Chairperson, 2000-2003, WV Lawyers Disciplinary Board. Consultant, Faculty Forensic Psychiatry Resident's Training Program, Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry, WV University School of Medicine, 2001—. Fellow of the WV State Bar, 2005. Member, Ethics Committee, National Employee Lawyers Association, 2005-present. Adjunct Lecturer, Pretrial Litigation, WV College of Law, 2000-2005. Member, Board of Directors, WV Fund for Law in the Public Interest, 1987-present. Listed in, "The Best Lawyers in America," Labor and Employment Law, 1993-present. Super Lawyers, 2007-present. Member of the American College of Trial Lawyers, 2006. 2005 Recipient of the WV ACLU Sid Bell Memorial Award.

Sample Presentations: "Avoiding Fourth and Long: The Top Ten Ethical Dilemmas for Plaintiff's Litigators, WVCLE, September 4, 2011," "Conflicts of Interest: The Ethical Dos and Don'ts of Motions to Disqualify Counsel," WV Association of Justice, February 12, 2010; "Ten Tips for Taking an Effective Plaintiff's Deposition," Mountain State Bar Association, May 1, 2009; "Telling Your Story and Challenging the Other Side's Story: Tips on Directing Cross Examination from Both Sides of the Fence," Panel Speaker, West Virginia State Bar Association, April 25, 2009; "Public Confidence in the Judiciary and the Responsibility of Members of the Bar," Inns of Court, Charleston, West Virginia, May 2008; "Civility, Ethical Standards and Impulse Control: Litigating Against the Attorney from Hell," WV Trial Lawyers Assoc., 6/06; "Avoiding Legal Malpractice for the Plaintiff's Employment Lawyer," Nat'l Employment Lawyers Assoc. Annual Convention, 6/04; "Lawyer Ethics, An Oxymoron?" WV Trial Lawyers Assoc., 1/04; "Overcoming Challenges in Litigating Motions for Summary Judgment," Nat'l Employment Lawyers Assoc. Annual Convention, 6/03; "From Handshake to Headache: Ethical and Other Perils in Settlement Negotiations," WV Continuing Legal Education, 2/03; "Ethics, Etiquette and Ego in the Hardball Practice of Law," WV Trial Lawyers Assoc., 6/02.

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Personal Injury
  • Employment Law
  • Civil Rights
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Labor and Employment
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Wrongful Death

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
304-296-8266  Phone
800-540-2159  Phone
304-296-8640  Fax
University Attended:
Yale University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1969
Law School Attended:
Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, at Berkeley, J.D., Order of the Coif, 1974
Year of First admission:
1975, California (inactive) and West Virginia
West Virginia Association for Justice (Past President; Board of Governors, 1995—; Executive Committee, 2000-2010); The American Association for Justice; National Employment Lawyers Association; West Virginia Employment Lawyers Association; American College of Trial Lawyers; The College of Labor & Employment Lawyers; Mountain State Bar Association; American Bar Association.
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  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates

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