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Pamela C Deem

Ms. Deem began her legal career at the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia in 1977 where she served as a writ clerk for one year. From 1978 to 1980, she served as a law clerk to the Honorable Sam R. Harshbarger, Justice of the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia. From 1980 to 1988, Ms. Deem served as a per curiam clerk of the Supreme Court, the last several years of which she served as clerk to Justice Richard F. Neely.

Continuing her legal career, Ms. Deem served as a law clerk for the Honorable K. K. Hall, Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, from 1988 to 1990. She then served as a clerk for the Honorable Dennis R. Knapp, Senior United States District Judge for the Southern District of West Virginia, from 1990-1994.

Following her federal clerkships, Ms. Deem began her private practice career at another law firm in Charleston where she concentrated her practice in all areas of complex commercial and business litigation. In 2000 she joined AG&T, becoming a member in 2001. Her practice concentrates on complex litigation, including business disputes, defamation and insurance matters. Although her practice is primarily defense work, Ms. Deem also represents individuals and corporate entities that are plaintiffs in commercial and business disputes.

Ms. Deem is a permanent member of the Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference and admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia, the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia, and the United States Courts of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and the Tenth Circuit. From 2005 - 2007, Ms. Deem served on the Executive Committee of AG&T.

  • Wittenberg University, A.B. 1975
  • West Virginia University College of Law, J.D. 1977
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Sam R. Harshbarger, Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia, 1978-1980
  • Law Clerk, Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia, 1980 -1988
  • Law Clerk, Hon. K. K. Hall, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 1988-1990
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Dennis R. Knapp, Senior United States District Judge for the Southern District of West Virginia, 1988-1994
  • Admitted in Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia, United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern District of West Virginia, and the United States Courts of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and the Tenth Circuit
  • Permanent Member, Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference
  • Member, DRI

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Pamela C Deem

Allen Guthrie & Thomas, PLLC
P.O. Box 3394
Charleston, WV 25333

(304) 720-4238
(304) 345-9941 (fax)

pcdeem@agmtlaw.com

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