West Virginia Judiciary

Office of Counsel for Workers' Compensation Appeals

Office of Counsel for Workers' Compensation Appeals

City Center East, Suite 700A
4700 MacCorkle Avenue, S.E.
Charleston, WV 25304
304-340-4309

Chief Counsel: Tomas R. Vernon

The Office of Counsel for Workers' Compensation Appeals serves as staff counsel to the Supreme Court for all matters concerning workers' compensation appeals. The Office of Counsel for Workers' Compensation Appeals provides memoranda on legal issues to assist the Court in its role as the court of last resort in West Virginia. The various motions and other matters requiring rulings in workers' compensation cases pending before the Court are presented to the Court through the Office of Counsel for Workers' Compensation Appeals.

Lawyers in the Office of Counsel for Workers' Compensation Appeals cannot provide legal assistance to the general public. Questions about the status of a case should be directed to the Office of the Clerk of the Supreme Court.

Workers' Compensation Docketing Statement

Rule 12 of the Rules of Appellate Procedure (Form & Filing)

Rule 38 of the Rules of Appellate Procedure

Canon 3 of the Code of Judicial Conduct

West Virginia Office of the Insurance Commissioner

Lawyers in the Office of Counsel cannot provide legal assistance to the general public.

Questions about the status of a case should be directed to the Office of the Clerk of the Supreme Court.