James D. Lamp

James D. Lamp

Mr. James D. Lamp is Of Counsel in the firm’s Huntington, West Virginia office where he focuses his practice on work as a trained mediator and arbitrator.

Prior to joining Burns White, Mr. Lamp practiced at his own West Virginia firm where he represented clients in various litigation matters and mediated hundreds of cases.

Mr. Lamp received his Juris Doctor from West Virginia University College of Law and his Bachelor of Arts Degree from West Virginia University.

Mr. Lamp is admitted to practice law in West Virginia, Kentucky, the United States District Court for the Southern and Northern Districts of West Virginia, the United States District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky, the United States District Court of Appeals for the Fourth and Sixth Circuits and the United States Supreme Court.

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Areas of Law

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Mediation
  • Defense Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Automobile Negligence

Education

  • West Virginia University College of Law (J.D., 1979)
  • West Virginia University (B.A. magna cum laude, 1976)

Bar and Court Admissions

  • West Virginia
  • Kentucky
  • United States District Court Southern District of West Virginia
  • United States District Court Northern District of West Virginia
  • United States District Court Eastern District of Kentucky
  • United States District Court Western District of Kentucky
  • United States Court of Appeals Fourth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals Sixth Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court

Memberships

  • Cabell County Bar Association
  • The West Virginia State Bar
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia
    • President, 2000
    • Board of Governors, 1997

Honors/Awards

  • The West Virginia Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Selected for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America® since 2007
  • Selected as “Lawyer of the Year” for Arbitration by his peers in Best Lawyers in America®, 2018, 2021
  • Selected as “Lawyer of the Year” for Mediation by his peers in Best Lawyers in America®, 2017
  • Selected as “Lawyer of the Year” for Arbitration by his peers in Best Lawyers in America®
  • Selected as “Lawyer of the Year” for Insurance Law by his peers in Best Lawyers in America®, 2016, 2012
  • Selected as “ Lawyer of the Year” for Litigation Insurance by his peers in Best Lawyers in America® 2020
  • Selected for inclusion in West Virginia’s Top Lawyers®
  • Selected for inclusion in West Virginia Super Lawyers®

304-963-4960
jdlamp@burnswhite.com

720 Fourth Avenue
Huntington, WV 25701

 

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