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    Justin Chandler began his career as an underground coal miner and then later as an operations specialist within his company’s continuous improvement team. He focuses his practice in the areas of civil litigation, mine safety law, and occupational safety and health law.  As a former coal miner, his clients understand the value of his unique knowledge of the industry and his hands-on approach to challenges. Justin enjoys working with clients to achieve exceptional results in resolving disputes, both in and out of court. His clients appreciate his experience, his competitive nature, and his passion to support West Virginia's industries.

    Memberships & Awards

    Certified Underground Coal Miner in WV, VA and KY
    Cali Award Recipient- Employment Law and Appellate Advocacy

    Work Experience

    2022 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
    2017-2022 Hardy Pence, PLLC
    2012-2016 Alpha Natural Resources