Jeffrey A. Kimble
 Clarksburg, WV

Areas of Practice

Alternative Dispute Resolution


  • J.D., West Virginia University, 1988
  • B.A., Business Administration, West Virginia University, 1985
  • BV Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • West Virginia Super Lawyers

Bar & Court Admissions

Professional Affiliations

  • West Virginia Bar Association
  • President, Harrison County Bar Association
  • Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Board of Directors Member, Clarksburg Uptown
  • Board of Directors Member, 2014 – 2015, 2017 – present
  • Member, Robinson & McElwee, 1996 – present
  • Associate, Robinson & McElwee, 1992 – 1995

Jeffrey A. Kimble is primarily involved in commercial and corporate defense and litigation at the trial and appellate levels, with a particular focus on property-related litigation. He represents clients such as commercial entities, public utilities, natural resources companies, and governmental entities with respect to commercial disputes and real property litigation, including eminent domain. Mr. Kimble also has extensive experience regarding covenants, rights of way, and boundary litigation.

Mr. Kimble has also defended dozens of personal injury cases during his career from premises liability cases and auto accidents to product liability. Additionally, Mr. Kimble has completed advancing mediator training courses with the West Virginia State Bar.  Mr. Kimble serves clients of all sizes and scope from local companies and small businesses to regional, national, and international corporations.

Away from work, Mr. Kimble serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Harrison County Chamber of Commerce and Chairs the Legislative Committee.  He is also on the Board of Directors of Clarksburg-Uptown and serves as President of the Harrison County Bar Association.

  • Civil litigation primarily involving defense of corporate clients and insurance defense, including commercial disputes, employment-related claims, personal injury claims and coverage disputes in state and federal courts.
  • Real property litigation, including eminent domain, right of way, covenant and boundary disputes.
  • Products liability litigation involving manufacturing equipment, devices and exercise equipment, faulty wiring and fire loss.
  • “Deliberate intent.”
  • Preparation of pleadings, discovery, motions and all aspects of trial preparation and practice in state and federal court.
  • All aspects of appellate work.
  • Mediator, fully trained by the West Virginia State Bar.
  • Robinson & McElwee Board of Directors Member, 2014-2015, 2017 – present
  • West Virginia Super Lawyers, Civil Litigation, 2016-18
  • Vice-President, Harrison County Bar Association
  • Mey v. Pep Boys-Manny, Moe & Jack, 228 W.Va. 48, 717 S.E.2d 235 (2011)
  • Law v. Monongahela Power Co., 210 W.Va. 549, 558 S.E.2d 349 (2001)
  • Cutright v. Metropolitan Life Ins. Co., 201 W.Va. 50, 491 S.E.2d 308 (1997)
  • Wehner v. Weinstein, 191 W.Va. 149, 444 S.E.2d 27, 1994.
  • Elkins Manor Associates v. Eleanor Concrete Works, Inc., 183 W.Va. 501, 396 S.E.2d 463 (1990)
  • Co-Author, “Premises Liability in the Era of Widespread Concealed Carry”, DRI, For the Defense, July 2019.
  • Board of Directors Member, Clarksburg Uptown
  • Board of Directors Member, Harrison County Chamber of Commerce
  • Former Board of Directors Member, Bridgeport Little League
  • Former Board of Directors Member, Bridgeport Pop Warner
  • Former Board of Directors Member, Northern West Virginia Make-A-Wish Foundation