Garrett M. Spiker


Garrett Spiker brings courtroom experience to the table after serving as a judicial clerk for U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert W. Trumble in the Northern District of West Virginia. His work familiarized him with the inner workings of civil litigation and with the lifecycle of litigation. Within his practice, Garrett works with publicly traded and privately-owned energy companies on a variety of civil litigation matters. As part of his practice, Garrett regularly appears before the West Virginia Oil and Gas Conservation Commission seeking approval of horizontal well pooling on behalf of clients.

Additionally, Garrett works with corporate and municipal clients to help them resolve disputes, often before they hit the courtroom. His practice also includes business litigation, insurance defense, and estate litigation. Garrett appreciates the diversity in his practice and strives to be known as a friendly lawyer, who is not afraid to fight.

Representative Experience

  • Represented energy companies before the West Virginia Oil and Gas Conservation Commission and obtained approval of applications for horizontal well unit orders
  • Represented executor of an estate against an attempt to remove executor from position
  • Successfully opposed a temporary restraining order and permanent injunction against an estate
  • Successfully quashed subpoena served upon corporate client seeking deposition testimony
  • Won motion to dismiss on behalf of HOA regarding a property damage dispute

Licensed In

  • West Virginia


  • J.D. West Virginia University College of Law
  • B.S. Shepherd University


  • Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia
  • Criminal Justice Act Training Panel
  • WVU College of Law Pro Bono Distinction
  • Order of Barristers
  • Secretary, Lugar Trial Association
  • Vice Chief Justice, WVU College of Law Moot Court
  • Member, Steptoe & Johnson National Moot Court Team
  • Secretary, WVU College of Law Class of 2020


  • 2020 Lugar Cup Winner
  • 2019 National Moot Court Competition, Region Four, Quarterfinalist
  • 2018 Lugar First-Year Student Trial Competition Winner

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