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    Biography

    Ken Barton concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial transactions, commercial litigation, real estate, and estate planning. He has tried numerous cases in state and federal courts in Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia. He has also argued cases before the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, the Virginia Supreme Court, the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.  He is the Managing Member of the firm's Martinsburg office.

    Memberships & Awards

    Professional
    The Best Lawyers in America®
    Best Lawyers® 2020 Morgantown, WV Litigation - Banking and Finance, Lawyer of the Year
    Best Lawyers® 2019 Morgantown, WV, Banking and Finance Law, Lawyer of the Year
    Super Lawyers®
    American Bar Association
    Past President, Berkeley County Bar Association

    Key Experience

    Represented lenders regularly in multi-million dollar financing transactions including preparation of all loan documents and advising lender as to real estate title issues
    Represented real estate developer with planning and zoning ordinances for shopping centers
    Represented purchaser in the purchase and development of a summer camp for underprivileged children from Baltimore

    Speaking Engagements

    "Land Use Issues in West Virginia," West Virginia Bar Association, 2008