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Wm Scott Wickline

Scott is an experienced litigator who also understands the business concerns of his clients. Prior to law school, Scott earned a business degree, served as a director of two franchisor entities and owned a real estate appraisal company.

Scott graduated with honors at both undergraduate and law school. While in law school, Scott was selected as a member of the Moot Court Board. He also was a member of the Lugar Trial Association. Scott was the 1991-1992 recipient of the Marlyn E. Lugar Cup Award, given to the highest-ranked litigator in the Lugar Trial Association, was one of two WVU representatives who participated in the 1992 National Trial Competition and was selected as a member of The Order of Barristers.

Since joining Allen Guthrie & Thomas, PLLC in 1992, the majority of Scott’s work has been in the product liability, business and healthcare litigation arenas. He has litigated numerous complex, class action and mass litigation matters, which have included medical monitoring and consumer fraud claims. He also has represented hospitals, physicians and companies in single-plaintiff litigation and administrative matters. Scott has worked on local and national defense teams in drug and medical device litigation. He has been a member of a select team of attorneys charged with the task of retaining highly-acclaimed expert witnesses in the defense of national pharmaceutical litigation, and cultivating and maintaining relationships with those experts.

Scott has accepted numerous management responsibilities during his tenure with the Firm, including service on its Executive Committee. He is married to Judy, a registered nurse, and they have one son, Zac.

  • West Virginia University, College of Law, Doctor of Jurisprudence, 1992
    • The Order of Barristers
    • Winner, Marlyn E. Lugar Cup Trial Competition (1991/1992)
    • Member, Moot Court Board
    • School Representative, 1992 National Trial Competition
    • President, West Virginia Student Trial Lawyers Association
    • Representative, American Bar Association (1989/1990)
  • West Virginia State University, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, 1986
    • Cum Laude
    • Omicron Delta Epsilon economics honorary
    • President, WVSU Chapter of American Society for Personnel Administration
    • Member, Foreign Affairs Society
    • Member, Students In Free Enterprise
  • Member, Defense Research Institute
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association
  • Member, The West Virginia State Bar
  • Member, The Florida Bar
  • Member, Kanawha County Bar

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Wm Scott Wickline

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

(304) 720-4234
(304) 345-9941 (fax)

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