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Offutt Nord Burchett, PLLC | Attorneys at Law

James G. Graley

Graley_JamesPhone Number: 304-529-2868
Fax Number: 304-529-2999
Email Address:  jgraley@onalegal.com

 

Education
Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law, Juris Doctor (2003)
Marshall University, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with honors, magna cum laude, minors in Criminal Justice, Legal Studies and Computer Technology (1999)
University Catholique de Lyon, Lyon, France, Degree, French Language and Culture (Summer 1998)

Licenses
West Virginia, 2003
Ohio, 2004

Court Admissions
U.S. Tax Court
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
All West Virginia Circuit and Magistrate Courts
All Ohio Common Pleas and Municipal Courts

Professional Affiliations
American Bar Association
          Prototype Limited Liability Act Committee 
          Partnership and Unincorporated Organizations Committee
West Virginia State Bar Probate Law Committee
West Virginia Land and Mineral Owners Council
Huntington Estate Planning Council (President 2012–2013)
Cabell County Bar Association
Lawrence County Bar Association

Practice Areas
Business and Commercial Transactions, Estate Planning and Probate, Taxation, Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions, Commercial Lending, Real Estate Finance, Business Litigation, Intellectual Property, Probate Litigation, Real Estate, Creditor’s Rights & Collection, Charitable Organizations, Sports Law, Tax Lien & Foreclosure

 Awards and Honors
Chambers and Partners Leader in the Field of Corporate/Commercial Law for the State of West Virginia (June 2010)
West Virginia Super Lawyer Rising Star (2009–2015)
Inaugural Class of Generation Next, 40 under 40, The State Journal (2006)

Accomplishments
Represented one of the world’s largest global franchises in all of West Virginia except eastern panhandle

Represented a lending institution in all of Ohio and all of West Virginia except eastern panhandle

Represented a university and university medical providers with regard to new trademark

Drafted all documents regarding sale of entity to Dubai investment group for $86 million

Drafted all documents regarding sale of  mineral properties for $39 million

Drafted all documents regarding iron ore contract for $112 million

Drafted all documents regarding $21 million commercial condominium development

Drafted extensive estate planning documents for numerous high-net-worth clients

Drafted all documents regarding the creation of West Virginia’s first garage/parking condominium

Creation and tax-free recognition of charitable entities on behalf of a university