Attorney Paul O. Clay Jr. has been
serving southern West Virginia since 1976. Mr.
Clay has represented clients in court cases in state and
federal courts, primarily in Nicholas County, Raleigh
County and Fayette County. He has many business
and individual clients in
the towns of Fayetteville, WV; Oak Hill, WV; Beckley,
WV; and Summerville, WV. As such, the depth and
breadth of Mr. Clay's legal practice goes beyond the
information below which is a summary of Mr.
Clay's broad experience and the services he provides.
He has served as lawyer for many
clients in medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents,
including car wrecks, truck wrecks, and motorcycle
wrecks. In the area of business law, Mr. Clay has
provided counsel to various businesses, including
corporations, limited liability companies, and
partnerships, as well as sole proprietorships, in
various areas of business as diverse as the coal mining
industry and the tourist industries, including
whitewater rafting business, and real estate
Mr. Clay continues to perform real
estate title examinations and to represent parties in
the purchase and sale of real estate, including
preparation of deeds, trust deeds, notes and contracts.
These real estate transactions have often involved
complicated real estate and tax issues, including IRS
section 1031 real estate exchanges, owner financing, and
He has represented clients in the
purchase and sale of various business entities,
including significant transactions in the purchase and
sale of coal mining rights, coal mining companies, and
mineral rights and interests, as well as medical
clinics, whitewater rafting companies and other
businesses. Further, Mr. Clay has tried cases in many
different areas of personal injury, real estate, and
business law, primarily in Nicholas County, Raleigh
County, and Fayette County, West Virginia, although in
exceptional circumstances he has tried cases in Mercer
County, Greenbrier County, Wayne County, Kanawha County,
Webster County, Wyoming County, Monroe County, and
Many clients in Montgomery, Oak Hill,
Summersville, Beckley, Rainelle, Fayetteville, and the
various small communities in and around the Fayette
County location of his office rely on Mr.
Clay for advice, assistance and representation.
Mr. Clay is ready to assist you in various areas of law in southern West
Virginia. Please contact Paul O. Clay Jr., Attorney at Law,
to arrange a professional and confidential legal