Ward  - D. (Jerry) - Stone

Ward D. (Jerry) Stone, Jr.

Morgantown, W.Va.
304.291.7944 - office


  • West Virginia University, B.A., 1962
  • West Virginia University, LL.B., 1965


  • West Virginia State Bar
  • West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals
  • United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia
Mr. Stone’s primary areas of practice are domestic relations, real estate, retail and commercial collections, adoptions, wills and estate planning, estate administration, litigation and general practice.

Representative Experience

  • Representing individuals in divorce and domestic relations cases in West Virginia involving child custody, visitation, alimony and equitable distribution
  • Representing parents in domestic and international adoptions
  • Handling and supervision of over 10,000 active health care, commercial and retail collection files
  • Representing individuals and lenders in refinancing, purchase and sale of real estate
  • Developing estate plans for individuals and couples
  • Handling administration of both small and large estates
  • Seminar presentations regarding collection techniques
  • Trained mediator by the West Virginia State Bar


  • Monongalia County Bar Association
  • West Virginia Bar Association


  • Nominated by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for Real Estate Law
  • Foundation Fellow, West Virginia State Bar
  • West Virginia Board of Bar Examiners, 2001 – 2011
  • National Association of Retail Collections Attorneys
  • Mental Hygiene Commissioner, 1974 – 1986
  • Monongalia County Board of Education, 1973 – 1978, 1986 – 1996
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