Offutt Nord Burchett, PLLC, is pleased to announce that member, Ryan Ashworth, has been appointed as Co-Chair of the Medical Liability Substantive Law Committee for the Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia. The Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia is a network of over 500 attorneys who defend individuals and corporations in civil litigation with the mission of enhancing the knowledge and skills of civil defense attorneys who practice in the State of West Virginia. Mr. Ashworth has also been recognized by the national publication, SuperLawyer™, as a WV Rising Star for five (5) consecutive years in the area of Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense.
Mr. Ashworth is an Honors graduate of Ohio Northern University, Claude W. Pettit College of Law where he served as Chief Editor of the Ohio Law Review. He is licensed to practice law in both Ohio and West Virginia. He has obtained multiple defense verdicts as a first chair and second chair trial attorney and has successfully presented appellate arguments before the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, leading to substantive rulings. Mr. Ashworth is a proud veteran of the United States Armed Forces and gives thanks to all service members and military spouses.