April 20, 2015 – Offutt Nord Burchett, PLLC, welcomes James G. Graley and S. Taylor Hood as new attorneys with the firm.
Mr. Graley is licensed to practice law in both West Virginia and Ohio. Mr. Graley’s practice includes business and commercial transactions, estate planning and probate, federal and state taxation, limited liability organizations, contracts, §1031 exchanges, mergers and acquisitions, real property, mineral and natural resources, intellectual property (excluding patent), commercial litigation, charitable organizations, creditor’s rights and collection, special needs trusts, corporate, and banking and finance. Mr. Graley has received many Honors and Awards during his legal career including: Leader in the Field of Corporate/Commercial Law for the State of West Virginia, Chambers and Partners, June 2010; Rising Star (2009–2015)West Virginia Super Lawyers; and Generation Next, 40 under 40, The State Journal, May 2006. Offutt Nord Burchett welcomes Mr. Graley as a Member of the firm and the additional services he can offer its clients.
Mr. Hood is licensed to practice law in both West Virginia and Ohio and is a licensed CPA in West Virginia. His practice areas include business and commercial transactions, contracts, banking and finance, limited liability organizations, corporate formations, estate planning and probate, probate litigation, business litigation, federal and state taxation, real estate taxation and lien related disputes. Mr. Hood has drafted extensive estate planning documents for numerous, high-net-worth clients, provided representation at both the state and federal courts, including appellate level matters and has extensive experience in the litigation involving personal injury, insurance coverage and bad faith, professional liability, and lender liability. Offutt Nord Burchett welcomes Mr. Hood as an Associate Attorney to the firm and his additional areas of practice.