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Office of Larry W. George
larry w. george
lgeorge@larrygeorgelaw.com


Practice Areas
  • Natural Resources and Energy Development
  • Corporate Law and Business Transactions
  • Bankruptcy and Insolvency
  • Water Law and Riparian Rights
  • Legislative and Government Affairs
Education: Doctor of Jurisprudence. (1982)
West Virginia University College of Law

B.S. in Civil Engineering (1979)
Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

Professional Rankings: AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated, Martindale–Hubbell

Named in Best Lawyers in America (Natural Resources, Oil & Gas and Water Law)

Named "2012 and 2017 Water Lawyer of the Year for Charleston, WV", Best Lawyers in America

Bar Admissions: West Virginia (1982)
Washington, D.C. (1992)
Virginia (1993)
U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals (1983)


Present Association Positions:

Board of Trustees, Energy and Mineral Law Foundation

Board of Directors, W.Va. Land and Mineral Owners Association

Corporate Offices in
Land & Mineral Companies:

President, Lawson Heirs Incorporated

Presiding Co-Manager, Broun Properties LLC

Presiding Co-Manager, Ohio River Holdings LLC

Former Public Offices: Commissioner, W.Va. Division of Energy

Deputy Director, W.Va. Division of Natural Resources

Majority Counsel, State Senate of West Virginia

Member, National Coal Council, U.S. Department of Energy

Member, Advisory Council on Energy & Environment, National Governors Association

Ex Officio Member, W.Va. Oil & Gas Conservation Commission

Alternate Commissioner, Interstate Mining Compact Commission

Alternate Member, Southern States Energy Board, Southern Governors Association

Member, W.Va. State Water Resources Board


Professional and Business Affiliations:

American Bar Association

American Society of Civil Engineers

Energy and Mineral Law Foundation

National Association of Royalty Owners

West Virginia Chamber of Commerce

West Virginia Land and Mineral Owners Association