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Brenda Waugh

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126 E. Burke Street
Martinsburg, WV 25401
Fax: 8667318725


Description of Practice

Brenda Waugh is an attorney with over twenty-five years of experience. She is excited to bring that experience to work on your case. A native of Princeton, West Virginia, she graduated with honors from the University of Virginia in 1982. She graduated from West Virginia University Law School in 1987 and in 2009 earned a Masters Degree in Conflict Resolution from Eastern Mennonite University. As a lawyer and member of both the West Virginia and District of Columbia bar, Ms. Waugh has worked in numerous positions including as counsel to the Senate Judiciary Committee, clerk to the West Virginia Supreme Court Committee to Develop Family Court rules, and assistant prosecuting attorney in Kanawha and Berkeley Counties. She has been in private practice since 1999. Ms. Waugh has litigated cases in over a dozen West Virginia Counties and has argued and won many cases before the West Virginia Supreme Court. She has published articles in law journals including those published by Yale University and the Journal of Legal Education. She has conducted dozens of seminars on legal issues through groups such as West Virginia Continuing Legal Education, Association Conflict Resolution and the Virginia Mediation Network. Ms. Waugh is married with three children. She enjoys being active and has completed three marathons, a metric century bicycle event and six triathlons.


Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
January, 2010        Master's Degree, Eastern Mennonite University, Center for Justice and Peace
April 29, 2016    Nancy Cameron, J.D., Yuval Berger, PHD   
November 14, 2015    Pauline Tesler, J.D.   
January 29, 2009    Lawrie Parker    Basic Mediation Training

Areas of Practice

  • ADA
  • Adoption
  • Adult Family
  • Art
  • Community
  • Construction
  • Contracts
  • Divorce (all issues) (200 mediated)
  • Divorce (parenting) (150 mediated)
  • Family (300 mediated)
  • General
  • Insurance
  • Labor - Management
  • Land Use
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Postal Service
  • Real Estate
  • Special Education
  • Victim - Offender
  • Workplace

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediation Trainer
  • Representational Lawyer
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Arbitrator
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Facilitator

References available upon request.

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