Jenna H. Perkins

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Jenna H. Perkins

Wheeling

Tel (304) 214-1215

Fax (304) 232-1205

Bio

Jenna H. Perkins is a resident partner in Rawle & Henderson’s Wheeling office.  She has more than 20 years of litigation and trial experience.  Ms. Perkins represents individuals and businesses in defense of automobile/commercial vehicle, work injury, oil and gas industry, medical malpractice, toxic torts, product liability, construction defects, and premises liability claims. She has successfully litigated and tried to verdict a variety of civil and criminal cases in the State and Federal Courts of West Virginia.  She is admitted to practice in West Virginia and the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Northern Districts of West Virginia.

In addition to an active trial practice, Ms. Perkins also serves as a Crimes Against Children Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for Ohio County, West Virginia.  She has served as an employment law adjunct professor for West Liberty University and is a board member for Habitat for Humanity, Wheeling, WV.

Ms. Perkins graduated cum laude from West Liberty State College in West Virginia in 1988 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.  She was employed for five years as a Registered Nurse in the emergency departments of two West Virginia medical centers.  She received her law degree from West Virginia University College of Law in 1995 where she was President of the Women’s Law Caucus and a member of the WVU Law Mediation Competition Team.

Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • West Virginia

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia

Education

West Virginia University College of Law (J.D., 1995)
  Member WVU Mediation Competition Team
  President Women’s Law Caucus

West Liberty College (B.S.N., cum laude, 1988) and five years of critical care nursing experience

Professional Associations

DRI Defense Research Institute
Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia
American Bar Association
West Virginia State Bar Association
Ohio County Bar Association