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Brent Wolfingbarger

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Brent Wolfingbarger grew up in Belle, West Virginia, and graduated from DuPont High School. He earned his bachelor’s degree in political science at West Virginia University before receiving his law degree from the Washington & Lee University School of Law.

After a short stint working for a law firm in Elkins, West Virginia, Brent moved to Charleston and opened his own practice where he spent the next twelve years handling cases in a variety of fields including election law, civil rights, real estate, medical malpractice and oil and gas. He also argued before the West Virginia Supreme Court in extremely complex cases including two election law cases and a medical malpractice wrongful death case involving multiple physicians and drug manuf

January 5, 2014 has joined an illustrious list of dates that may mean nothing to humanity in general, but which nevertheless mark important turning points in my own life.  That's the day I officially ran up the White Flag and tendered my unconditional surrender to the immutable laws of the Universe.


Oh, I fought the good fight, all right.  For 23 long years, I gritted my teeth and forged on, be...

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Aloha Hi, Brent. Thank you for the friend invite. Good luck with your writing career.

Robert Thanks for the friend request, Brent. It's always nice to see a fellow West Virginian. Best of luck with your book.

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