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  • Charleston, WV

Benjamin B. Ware

Attorney Biography

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

Profile Information

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  • Location: Charleston, WV
  • Personal: 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

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


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


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




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