Stacey L. Richards-Minigh


Stacey Richards-Minigh is well-suited for a career as a litigator. She is experienced in multiple types of litigation and primarily practices in the areas of professional liability and medical malpractice. Clients appreciate Stacey’s drive and competitive nature, along with her responsiveness and willingness to zealously advocate on their behalf. Stacey approaches each case with the mindset that “no detail is too small” while meticulously working up each case.

Representative Experience

  • Represented regional long-term care providers in medical and corporate negligence litigation
  • Represented medical providers and engineers in professional liability claims
  • Provided general employment counseling regarding compliance with federal and state statutes governing the workplace, as well as employee handbooks and workplace policies and procedures
  • Defended employers in workplace discrimination and hostile work environment litigation
  • Represented commercial businesses in premises liability litigation
  • Prosecuted and defended several bench trials before the West Virginia circuit and magistrate courts
  • Defended numerous personal injury actions
  • Represented regional long-term care providers and energy clients in arbitration proceedings

Licensed In

  • Kentucky
  • Ohio
  • West Virginia


  • J.D. Washington and Lee University School of Law
  • B.A. Marshall University


  • Judge John A. Field, Jr., American Inn of Court
  • Certified Gatekeeper Instructor, QPR Institute
  • University of Virginia School of Law National Trial Advocacy College (2011)
  • Order of the Coif, Washington and Lee University School of Law
  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude, Marshall University
  • Member of the Washington and Lee University School of Law National Mock Trial Team
  • Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia


  • Top 40 Under 40 Litigation Lawyers in the State of West Virginia (2014, 2015, 2016)
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Commercial Litigation (2024-Present)
  • John Marshall Scholar, Marshall University
  • A. Mervin Tyson Award for “Honor Student of the Year,” Marshall University

Speaking Engagements

  • Lectured at Continuing Legal Education Seminar on best practices to avoid employment-related lawsuits.

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