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William J. Leon

William J. Leon

William J. Leon, LC
  • Energy, Oil & Gas Law, Legal Malpractice, Business Law
  • Pennsylvania, West Virginia
Claimed Lawyer Profile

Over 40 years experience. Licensed in West Virginia and Pennsylvania.

Representing the victims of attorney negligence.

Commercial litigation, construction litigation and business transactional matters.

Representing mineral owners including:

Coal, oil and gas lease and sales negotiation.
Production royalty disputes.
Quiet title and partition actions.
Marketing, purchase and sale of mineral interests.

Practice Areas
Energy, Oil & Gas Law
Legal Malpractice
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Additional Practice Areas
  • Commercial litigation
  • Transactional and due diligence
  • Free Consultation
    Free initial telephone consultation.
  • Contingent Fees
    Hourly and Contingent fees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Hourly and contingent fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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West Virginia
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4th Circuit
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All West Virgiana Federal District and Bankruptcy Courts
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Founding member
Willaim J. Leon, LC
- Current
Practice emphasizing transactional and litigation matters concerning mineral interests, and general commercial litigation. Mineral related engagements include analysis of oil and gas lease proposals; assistance negotiating lease modifications and drafting of appropriate documentation concerning same; modifying or terminating existing flat rate royalty leases; disputes regarding lease formation and lease termination, and surface owner damage claims.
Special counsel
Eckert, Seamans, Cherin, & Mellott, PLLC.
Special counsel with 250 attorney regional law firm headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Civil litigation practice with emphasis on commercial litigation, lender liability litigation, and domestic relations matters involving valuation and division of professional practices and business interests.
Founding Member
William J. Leon, LC
Civil litigation practice with emphasis on commercial and personal injury litigation. Practice areas included asbestos mass tort defense, legal malpractice, wrongful death, products liability, general personal injury claims, and medical practice management issue. Commercial transactional representation involving sale and acquisition of businesses and business related assets including negotiation, due diligence and document preparation.
West Virginia University
J.D | Law
Honors: Order of the Coif. Law Review.
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Order of the Coif
West Virginia University College of Law
Awarded to law students graduating in top 10% of law school class.
Member-Law Review
West Virginia University College of Law
Participation offered to law school students based on academic class rank.
Professional Associations
Pennsylvania Bar Association
- Current
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West Virginia State Bar
- Current
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Speaking Engagements
Leasing Considerations for Mineral Owners, Shale Gas Law seminar, West Virginia University College of Law
West Virginia Continuing Legal Education
Contact & Map
William J. Leon, LC
315 High Street
Morgantown, WV 26505
Telephone: (304) 554-3880
Fax: (888) 640-4782
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5 AM
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 (Today)
Sunday: Closed