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Robinson & McElwee PLLC.

Robinson & McElwee’s practice is multifaceted and includes litigation, natural resources law, corporate law, labor and employment law, utility law, bankruptcy, commercial real estate development, environmental law, state and local taxation, estate planning and administration, commercial transactions, and government relations. Specific information about each of these Practice Areas is available elsewhere on this site.For administrative purposes, the firm is organized into departments, and we continue to list those for the convenience of those accustomed to those typical law firm labels. Our five departments – Business Law, Energy & Environment, Government Relations, Labor & Employment, and Litigation – are oriented toward representation of the business community. Our clients include individuals, small businesses, and multi-national corporations.

Robinson & McElwee features an exceptional array of talent and experience to best serve the needs of our clients. Our more than 40 lawyers hold legal degrees from nearly 15 different law schools and come from varied backgrounds. Our lawyers are actively involved in their communities through a variety of civic, charitable, business, and political organizations.

Robinson & McElwee’s central offices in Charleston, West Virginia, were constructed in 2004. These offices feature a state of the art video and teleconferencing system, the latest wired and wireless data communication and electronic support system, guest offices for visiting clients, a conference room suite designed for mediation and arbitration, a conference room with seating for at least 50, which can accommodate more than 125 reception attendees, a computer training center to maintain the efficiency of staff and attorneys pertaining to the latest software developments, and excellent library facilities. The firm maintains offices in Clarksburg and Wheeling, West Virginia and Alliance, Ohio to service clients in the region.

Robinson & McElwee PLLC is a member of ALFA International (ALFAI), a premier global legal network with more than 140 independent law firm members worldwide. Similar in size and experience, ALFAI member firms meet high standards to be part of the network and their attorneys are well respected by peers in both the legal and business community. ALFAI member attorneys establish broad, deep relationships with each other and are committed to providing cost-effective, high-quality legal services. As a result, membership in ALFAI enables Robinson & McElwee PLLC to use its local experience to deliver highly effective legal solutions while drawing upon the collective wisdom and experience of a comprehensive worldwide network of accomplished trial and business counsel. Robinson & McElwee PLLC’s clients will also benefit from a wide range of unsurpassed educational programming, including seminars, webinars and legal compendia. More information on ALFAI is available at


Robinson & McElwee is a premier law firm, which is recognized by its clients and peers for its commitment to quality, service, and efficiency. Our lawyers are dedicated to the highest professional and ethical standards and a committed, hands-on approach to most effectively represent our clients and serve our communities. Please contact Kent J. George at or (304) 347-8322 to learn more about Robinson & McElwee PLLC.

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