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Sandra Kinney

Sandra Kinney

Listening, caring, and fighting for you and your family.
  • Divorce, Family Law, Domestic Violence
  • West Virginia
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A former Legal Aid lawyer, Sandy Kinney has helped hundreds of people with their divorce, custody, support, and adoption needs across the State . She served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Southern District of West Virginia, Civil Division, and as an Assistant Attorney General in the Civil Rights Division of the West Virginia Attorney General’s Office. She also spent several years in private practice focusing on employment litigation. She has appeared in court countless times, tried cases before juries, and argued appeals before the West Virginia Supreme Court.

In 2017, Sandy was honored by the WVU College of Law and West Virginia Executive Magazine in their first group of Lawyers and Leaders. That same year, she founded West Virginia Women Attorneys, the first statewide women's bar association. She currently serves as president of that group.

Sandy earned her undergraduate degree with honors from the University of Notre Dame and her law degree from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law. After law school, Sandy moved to West Virginia where she has represented the interests of West Virginians over the past 25 years.

A member of the West Virginia State Bar, Sandy is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia, the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Practice Areas
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights , Victims Rights
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  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
West Virginia
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  • English
Indiana University - Indiana University-Bloomington
J.D. (1993)
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University of Notre Dame
B.A. (1990) | Government and Philosophy
Honors: Cum Laude
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Lawyer and Leaders
West Virginia Executive Magazine and WVU School of Law
Professional Associations
West Virginia Women Attorneys
Immediate Past President
- Current
Activities: Founder
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West Virginia State Bar
- Current
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Contact & Map
Henson Kinney Law, PLLC
105 Capitol Street
Ste. 300
Charleston, WV 25301
Telephone: (304) 693-2820
Fax: (304) 693-2526