Kelly G. Pawlowski
Charleston, WV
office 304.340.3817
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Ms. Pawlowski's primary area of practice is litigation with special emphasis on workers' compensation law, federal black lung law, employment law and energy law.


  • Bluefield State College, B.A., 2012
  • West Virginia University, J.D., 2015


  • Assisting in all phases of litigation, including research, pleadings, discovery and trial preparation
  • Attending hearings and depositions
  • Researching chain of title for various surface and mineral properties
  • First Year Associate/Summer Law Clerk, Preservati Law Offices, June 2013 – November 2015
  • Law Library Associate, West Virginia University College of Law, August 2012 – May 2015
  • Legal Intern, Office of Senator John D. Rockefeller, June 2010
  • Legal Intern, District Office of Congressman Nick J. Rahall II, July 2010
Energy Law Federal Black Lung Labor & Employment Law Litigation Workers' Compensation


  • CALI Excellence Awards in Employment Law and ERISA


  • West Virginia State Bar
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
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