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  • Charleston, WV

W. Jeffrey Vollmer

Attorney Biography

Mr. Vollmer’s practice involves general and complex civil litigation and appellate advocacy.

Profile Information

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  • Location: Charleston, WV
  • Personal: Jeff is married to Shannon Vollmer, who is an administrator at Charleston Catholic High School. They have three children: Will, Lila, and Jack. Jeff enjoys hunting, fishing, golf and Crossfit workouts.

Practice Details

  • Representing clients in civil litigation throughout West Virginia’s state and federal courts, including personal injury and other tort actions, commercial disputes, class action lawsuits and insurance coverage matters
  • Representing clients in state and federal appeals
  • Assisting out-of-state law firms in representation of clients in litigation pending in West Virginia

Professional Affiliations

  • West Virginia State Bar
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Maryland Bar Association

Court Admissions

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
  • West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals and all lower State Courts
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals and all lower D.C. Courts
  • Maryland Court of Appeals and all lower Maryland Courts
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia


  • Law Clerk for the Honorable Joseph R. Goodwin, United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia, 2004-2005
  • Associate, Covington & Burling LLP, Washington, DC, 2005-2006


  • J.D., magna cum laude, Washington and Lee University School of Law, 2004; Order of the Coif; Senior Articles Editor, “Washington and Lee Law Review”; Recipient, Roy L. Steinheimer Award for Best Student Note; Author, “Pretext in Employment Discrimination Litigation: Mandatory Instructions for Permissible Inferences?” 61 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 407 (2004)
  • B.A., cum laude, in English with honors, Middlebury College, VT, 2001


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