Rebecca A Betts
Attorney Rebecca Betts is a Member of Allen Guthrie McHugh & Thomas, PLLC, a law firm in Charleston, WV. As a lawyer in Charleston, West Virginia, attorney Betts serves Kanawha County, as well as clients throughout West Virginia.
Areas of Practice
- Antitrust and Trade
- Appellate Practice
- Arbitration and Mediation
- Banks and Banking
- Business Law
- Criminal Defense
- Defective / Dangerous Products
- Employment Law
- Health Care
Admitted to Practice Law
- 1976, West Virginia and US District Court, Southern District of West Virginia; 1978, US Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; 1984, US Supreme Court; 2001, US District Court, Northern District of West Virginia
|:||University of Vienna, Austria, 1970-1971; Dickinson College, BA, magna cum laude, 1972|
|Law School||:||West Virginia University, JD, 1976|
- West Virginia State Bar (Member: Ad Hoc Committee on Judicial Selection, 1990-1995; Committee on Legal Ethics Hearing Panel, 1991-1994); Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference; American Board of Trial Advocates (President, West Virginia Chapter, 2001—).
Order of the Coif. Associate Editor, West Virginia Law Review. Recipient: Patrick Duffy Koontz Award; Phi Alpha Delta Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Award. Author: "Criminal Intent in the Regulatory Context: A Post-Staples Study in Supreme Court Precedent, 16 E. Min. L. Ins. Ch. 1, 1997. Panelist, "Representing the ‘Corporate Criminal’ - Special Problems and Ethical Considerations," 13 E. Min. L. Inst. Ch. 1, 1992. Instructor, Attorney General's Civil Trial Advocacy Course, 1981. U.S. Attorney, Southern District of West Virginia, 1994-2001. Assistant U.S. Attorney, Southern District of West Virginia, 1977-1981. Chief of the Civil Division, 1979-1981 and Appellate Coordinator, 1980-1981, U.S Attorney's Office. Member: Advisory Committee on Rules and Procedures of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 1995-2001; Board of Directors, Charleston Legal Aid Society, 1983-1993; Committee on Local Rules and Subcommittee on Criminal Rules, 1992 and Civil Justice Reform Act Advisory Committee, 1991, Southern District of West Virginia.
Born: Memphis, Tennessee, November 25, 1951
Allen Guthrie & Thomas, PLLC
Since its founding, Allen Guthrie & Thomas, PLLC has grown to a size of 20 attorneys. Allen Guthrie & Thomas, PLLC is located in Kanawha County West Virginia.
Litigation, Appellate Practice, Health Care, Bankruptcy, Corporate, Antitrust, Banking, Employment, Criminal Defense, Arbitration and Mediation, Products Liability.