Joseph H. Spano Jr. – Attorney

Professional Experience

Joseph H. Spano Jr. is a founding member of Pritt and Spano Law. Mr. Spano grew up in Charleston and has been an active member of the West Virginia community. He attended Concord University in Athens, West Virginia on an academic and football scholarship where he obtained his B.A. in Political Science. While at Concord, Mr. Spano was a Presidential Scholar seven times in eight semesters. He received his J.D. from WVU College of Law in Morgantown where he served as the Chairman of the WVU Student Government Judicial Board of Appeals.

Prior to founding Pritt and Spano, PLLC, Mr. Spano practiced with the Office of the Kanawha County Prosecuting Attorney for several years. He prosecuted criminals in numerous misdemeanor and felony trials. Mr. Spano worked in Magistrate Court trying over 100 misdemeanor bench trials, with many of those being DUI’s. Mr. Spano also represented the State for the first year of the Kanawha County Domestic Violence Pilot Court, where he prosecuted domestic violence and gained much experience in Kanawha County Family Court. Mr. Spano’s numerous years in Circuit Court practicing before the Honorable Judge Charles King, Jr. There he covered numerous felony trials, plea agreements, probation, and home confinement violations and expungement hearings. As a prosecuting attorney, Mr. Spano has tried hundreds of misdemeanor and felony trials gaining an unprecedented amount of court room experience. Mr. Spano has experience in criminal law, family law, and DUI representation. He is also skilled in civil law, in which he has worked on wrongful death, mesothelioma, federal 1983 and car injury cases. Mr. Spano works with many of the top plaintiff’s firms throughout Charleston.

When Mr. Spano is outside the office he enjoys spending time with his fiance, family, and friends. He also enjoys sports, hunting, hiking with his three dogs and enjoying West Virginia’s finest craft brews.

2006, B.A. Political Science, Concord University
2010, J.D., WVU College of Law

Bar Admissions:
2010, West Virginia
2010, United States Court – Southern District of West Virginia

Practice Areas:
Civil Litigation
Personal Injury
Medical Malpractice
Auto Accidents
Slip and Fall
Wrongful Death
Work Place Accidents
Product Liability

Pritt & Spano, PLLC is a regional law firm located in downtown Charleston, West Virginia.  Our attorneys practice Family Law (divorce, custody, adoption and parental rights), Criminal Law (felonies, misdemeanors and DUI) and  Personal Injury (car wrecks, wrongful death and slip and fall), Housing Law, Wills, Estates and Small Business Law.  We service clients throughout the entire state.

We strive to build a personal relationship with our clients.  We help our clients define their goals and build a path to achieve those goals.  At Pritt & Spano, PLLC, we lead each of our clients through the complexities of the legal system with compassion, experience and zealous advocacy.