Gianola, Barnum, Bechtel & Jecklin Experience. Reliability. Results.

Founded in 1985, Gianola Barnum Bechtel & Jecklin L.C. provides sound legal counsel and representation to individuals, families, and businesses in West Virginia.


We are proud West Virginia attorneys in business to inform, protect and represent our neighbors.


Whether your case is straightforward or complex, we take a cost-effective, results-oriented approach that combines the skills, experience, and sophistication of a large law firm—with the personalized care and attention of a small firm.


With decades of combined legal experience there is no problem that we as a team cannot solve. We have been serving the Morgantown area for over 30 years.


From auto accidents to title and deed services, our talented team has the skills you need to tackle any injury, business or family law problem you may have.

Our Mission

While Gianola Barnum Bechtel & Jecklin L.C has many accomplished and experienced lawyers, we still give the caring, personalized service of a much smaller firm.

We strive to reach your goals in a timely, cost-effective manner. No matter what type of injury you were involved in the West Virginia personal injury attorneys of Gianola Barnum Bechtel & Jecklin L.C can help.

Call Us Confidentially Now:  800-214-5705

James A. Gianola

Meet the Partners

James(Rocky) A. Gianola
Managing Shareholder Practice Areas: Business Law,
Commercial Law,
Business Organizations,
Estate Planning,
Probate Law,
Construction Law,
Real Estate Law,
Land Use, Planning and Zoning

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Christopher A. Barnum
Shareholder Practice Areas: Business Law,
Commercial Law,
Real Estate Law,
Business Organization,
Estate Planning

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Michelle L. Bechtel
Shareholder Practice Areas: Family Law,
Business Law,
Estate Planning,
Business Organization,
Estate Administration,
Taxation Law,

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David M. Jecklin
Shareholder Practice Areas: Criminal Law,
Litigation and Appeals,
Plaintiff's Personal Injury

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Local Practice

30 Years Serving North Central WV---

Please come to us for all of your business, family and injury related legal needs. Serving North Central West Virginia for over 30 years.