Ward D. (Jerry) Stone Jr.
Counsel
Morgantown, WV
office 304.291.7944
  • Overview
  • Services
  • Distinctions
  • Admissions
  • Memberships
  • Community Involvement
  • Resources

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.

Education

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

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
  • Giving seminar presentations regarding collection techniques
  • Trained mediator by the West Virginia State Bar
Alternative Dispute Resolution Corporate & Business Law Real Estate

Distinctions

  • Nominated by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for Real Estate Law

Admissions

  • West Virginia State Bar
  • West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals
  • United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia

Memberships

  • Monongalia County Bar Association
  • West Virginia Bar Association
  • 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

Community Involvement

  • West Virginia Board of Bar Examiners, 2001 – 2011
  • Mental Hygiene Commissioner, 1974 – 1986
  • Monongalia County Board of Education, 1973 – 1978, 1986 – 1996
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