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John Joseph Balenovich

John Joseph Balenovich

John treats his clients like family. John has your back.
  • Criminal Law, Family Law, Divorce ...
  • Kentucky, West Virginia
Claimed Lawyer Profile

John J. Balenovich and John J. Balenovich Law Offices, LC, provide aggressive and knowledgeable legal counsel to clients throughout West Virginia and Eastern Kentucky.

Mr. Balenovich's passion is representing his clients to the fullest extent of the law. Mr. Balenovich has tried over 150 cases in 52 of West Virginia’s 55 counties. Mr. Balenovich has been counsel of record in over 2,000 criminal and civil cases in West Virginia and Kentucky. Mr. Balenovich has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, the Louisville Courier Journal, and was featured on A&E’s television program After the First 48.

Besides legal work in the courtroom, Mr. Balenovich has published several scientific and legal articles in various publications. Mr. Balenovich has been a presenter and given speeches at legal seminars throughout the state.

Mr. Balenovich is married and has 4 boys. He is a member of the Sacred Heart Co-Cathedral Catholic Church in Charleston, West Virginia. Mr. Balenovich is a board member for the Kanawha County Bar Association. He is an assistant soccer coach and enjoys spending time camping with his friends and family.

Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
Landlord Tenant
Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights
Traffic Tickets
Suspended License
White Collar Crime
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Kentucky Bar Association
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West Virginia
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Associations
National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
- Current
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United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
- Current
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West Virginia State Bar
- Current
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Southern District of West Virginia
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Kentucky Bar Association
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Contact & Map
John J Balenovich Law Offices, LC
1554 Kanawha Blvd., East Ste. 100
Charleston, WV 25311
Telephone: (304) 541-0404
Fax: (304) 407-7092
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed