Benjamin B. Ware

  • Charleston, WV


Ben’s practice began at Goodwin in 2005 and involves general civil litigation, appellate advocacy, personal injury, and wrongful death matters.


Ben resides in Teays Valley, West Virginia with his wife Amber and their two daughters, Ivy and Lucy. He enjoys the outdoors, hunting, and fishing.

Practice Details

  • Representing clients in varied civil litigation throughout West Virginia’s state and federal courts, including personal injury and wrongful death, deliberate intent, employment law, and insurance coverage matters.
  • Representing businesses in commercial disputes.
  • Represented the sole survivor of the Sago Mine Disaster for injuries resulting from the mine explosion.
  • Successfully represented West Virginia University in landmark Freedom of Information Act matter, Highland Mining Co. v. W.Va. University School of Medicine, 235 W.Va. 370 (2015)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • West Virginia State Bar
  • WVU College of Law Development Council, 2007 – 2014
  • Sigma Chi Fraternity House Corporation, 2008 – 2015


  • Law Offices of Benjamin B. Ware, PLLC, Morgantown, WV, 2009 – 2010
  • Goodwin & Ware, LLP, Morgantown, WV, 2007 – 2009

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court for the Southern District of WV
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of WV

  • West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals and all lower state courts


  • B.S. Economics, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, 2002
  • J.D., West Virginia University College of Law, 2005


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