John J. Nesius
Of Counsel
Charleston, WV
office 304.340.1686
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Mr. Nesius has retired from active participation with the firm. During his years of active practice (1992 – 2008), his primary areas of practice were bankruptcy and commercial litigation.


  • West Virginia University, A.B., 1962
  • West Virginia University, J.D., 1968


  • Representing creditors in all types of bankruptcy cases
  • Representing individuals and corporations in bankruptcy reorganizations of their business affairs
  • Representing nonprofit entities such as rural hospital and public service district as debtors in bankruptcy
  • Assisting secured creditors with state law remedies
  • Litigating claims arising from consumer and commercial transactions in state and federal courts
  • Representing landowners in eminent domain proceedings
  • Representing physicians and registered professional nurses in professional disciplinary proceedings
  • Assistant United States Trustee for District of West Virginia, 1986 - 1991
Corporate & Business Law


  • Nominated by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law


  • West Virginia State Bar
Spilman Attorneys Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America 2013