Alan Pritt is a founding member of Pritt & Spano Law. Alan grew up in Winfield, West Virginia and has been active in the communities of Kanawha and Putnam County. He graduated from Marshall University summa cum laude with a B.A. in Political Science. He attended WVU College of Law where he received his J.D. in 2010. At the College of Law Alan was a member of the Entrepreneurship Clinic where he aided West Virginia small businesses and start-up companies.
Prior to founding Pritt and Spano Law, Alan was a solo practitioner at the Law Office of Alan Pritt. Alan has represented clients in family law, criminal law, and civil litigation. During the last several years, Alan has worked tirelessly to protect children as a prominent Guardian Ad Litem in Kanawha, Putnam and surrounding counties. Additionally, Alan served as legal counsel to the West Virginia Senate while serving as Committee Counsel to the Senate Finance Committee during the 2015 Legislative Session.
When Alan is away from the office he enjoys spending time with his wife, Chelsey and their four children: Mason, Kinley, Sawyer and Archer.
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.