Craig S. Beeson

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Charleston, WV
  • Member, Robinson & McElwee, 2017-present
  • Associate, Robinson & McElwee, 2008-2017

Mr. Beeson’s practice primarily focuses on general civil litigation, including cases involving chemical and asbestos exposure, products liability claims, “deliberate intent,” breach of contract and class action claims.  He has litigated matters involving trespass, property law, oil and gas law, and financial services.  He also serves as local counsel for products liability and personal injury cases.

A member of the Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia and the Defense Research Institute, Mr. Beeson also regularly prepares West Virginia's section of the American Bar Association's publication "The Law of Class Action."  Mr. Beeson also regularly prepares the West Virginia section of ALFA International's Production Liability Compendium.

Mr. Beeson received his law degree from West Virginia University and worked in the financial services industry prior to attending law school.

In his spare time, Mr. Beeson enjoys spending time with his wife and son, and has served as a Citizen Review volunteer with the United Way for many years.

  • Drafts pleadings, motions, appellate briefs and other legal documents pertaining to civil litigation matters.
  • Practices both real and personal property damage cases.
  • Experience in civil litigation cases involving exposure to perchlorethylene and other “float-sink” lab chemicals.
  • Experience in the litigation of “deliberate intent” cases brought by employees against employers in an effort to avoid the workers’ compensation immunity, a type of personal injury action unique to West Virginia jurisprudence.
  • Experience in civil litigation cases involving trusts and estates.
  • Experience in Financial Industry Regulatory Association (FINRA) arbitration claims.
Citizens Review Volunteer, United Way