Attorney Profiles

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Matthew A. Victor

Email address: [email protected] | Office: (866) WV-INJURY | Fax: (304) 346-0451

Areas of practice

  • Criminal law
  • Family law
  • Civil litigation

Admitted to practice

  • West Virginia, 1991
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia
  • 4th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States Supreme Court

Education

  • West Virginia College of Law, Juris Doctorate, 1989
  • Member of the West Virginia University Law Review
  • Mansfield University of Pennsylvania, Master of Arts, 1984
  • University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland, Master of Arts Candidate, 1982
  • Gliwice Music College in Gliwice, Poland, Bachelor of Arts, 1978
  • Gliwice College in Gliwice, Poland, Bachelor of Arts, 1977

Employment history

  • Writ Clerk for the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals

Reported cases

Mr. Victor has numerous reported cases from the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia and West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals.

Professional associations

  • West Virginia Bar Association

Published works

  • “The Hyatt Collapse – A Post Mortem,” The Construction Lawyer, Vol. 10, No. 4, November 1990
  • “The UCC – Reliance Revisited,” 25 New England Law Review 477, 1990
  • “The Signs Are Very Ominous and a Chill Wind Blows: Recent Developments in Legal Advertising,” 44 Arkansas Law Review 123, 1991

Jennifer R. Victor

Email address: [email protected] | Office: (866) WV-INJURY | Fax: (304) 346-0451

Areas of practice

  • Family law
  • Criminal defense
  • Civil litigation

Admitted to practice

  • Maryland, 1989
  • District of Columbia, 1991
  • West Virginia, 1998
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
  • 4th Circuit Court of Appeals

Education

  • The American University, Washington College of Law, Juris Doctorate, 1989
    • Member of the American University Law Review, 1987–1989
    • Phi Delta Phi, 1988
  • Bradley University, Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, 1984

Employment history

  • Partner at Victor Victor & Helgoe LLP, 1999–present
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Robert C. Chambers, U.S. District Judge, Southern District of West Virginia, at Huntington, 1998–1999
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Robert J. Staker, U.S. District Judge, Southern District of West Virginia, at Huntington, 1991–1998
  • Associate at Groom & Nordberg in Washington, DC, 1989–1991

Professional associations

  • West Virginia Bar Association
  • Member, 4th Circuit Judicial Conference (2003–present)

Barron M. Helgoe

Email address: [email protected] | Office: (866) WV-INJURY | Fax: (304) 346-0451

Areas of practice

  • Criminal defense
  • Personal Injury

Admitted to practice

  • Minnesota, 1990 (voluntarily inactive by choice)
  • West Virginia, 2000
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia
  • 4th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States Supreme Court

Education

  • Rutgers School of Law—Camden, Juris Doctorate, with honors, 1990
    • Member of Rutgers Law Journal
  • Gustavus Adolphus College, Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, 1983

Published works

  • “Thermography as Admissible Scientific Evidence in New Jersey Courts,” 21 Rutgers Law Journal 447 (Winter 1990)
  • “The Vienna Convention on Consular Relations,” West Virginia Lawyer (Sept.–Oct. 2008)

Employment history

    • Afghanistan Justice Sector Support Program (JSSP), September 210 – July 2014.  Last position as Deputy Chief of Team – Advisors supervising 300+ expat and Afghan lawyers, subject matter experts, translators and support staff.  Of Counsel during deployment.
  • Of Counsel at Victor Victor & Helgoe LLP
  • Worked in Minnesota for a legal publisher in several increasingly responsible positions, and for a leading personal injury firm.

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