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Offutt Nord Burchett, PLLC | Attorneys at Law

Sonja C. Vital


Juris Doctorate, West Virginia University College of Law, 1993
Honors, Special Awards
Invitation – West Virginia Law Review
Vice-President, Student Bar Association
Member, Student Bar Association’s Charities Committee

B.S., West Virginia School of Pharmacy, 1989
Honors, Special Awards
Social Chairperson, American Society of Pharmacy
Member, Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity
Recipient, West Virginia Achievement Scholarship
Recipient, Kanawha Valley Foundation Scholarship
Recipient, Rite Aid Scholarship
Member, Alpha Phi Omega, National Service Fraternity
Member, Golden Key National Honor Society

West Virginia, 1994
Kentucky, 1997

Court Admissions
West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals
United States District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
All West Virginia Circuit and Magistrate Courts
Kentucky Supreme Court
Kentucky Court of Appeals
United States District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
All Kentucky Circuit and District Courts

Professional Affiliations
West Virginia State Bar
West Virginia Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association
West Virginia Defense Trial Counsel
Cabell County, West Virginia Bar Association
American Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
West Virginia Pharmaceutical Association

Practice Areas
Medical Malpractice, Insurance Defense, Mass Tort Defense, Environmental Law, Toxic Torts Defense, Premises Liability, General Negligence, Pharmacy Liability

Employment History
Member, Offutt Nord Ashworht, PLLC, Huntington, WV, 2005-Present
Associate Attorney, Offutt Nord, PLLC, Huntington, West Virginia, 1995‑2004
Director of Pharmacy, River Park Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia, 1994-1995

Community Services
Secretary, West Virginia University Alumni Chapter, Cabell County Chapter