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Ryan Umina

Umina Legal
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Ryan Umina
Umina Legal

Mr. Umina was raised in North Central, West Virginia, and is a veteran of the United States Navy. After graduating magna cum laude from the University of Illinois, he pursued his legal education.

 While in law school at West Virginia University, Mr. Umina focused heavily on developing his skills as a trial attorney. During which time, he was selected for four national trial competition teams, won the prestigious Lugar Cup, and was inducted into the Order of the Barristers upon graduation.

​Mr. Umina has successfully litigated numerous cases covering a wide breadth of issues and has assisted in the recovery of millions of dollars in personal injury and wrongful death proceeds.

​In addition to his legal career, Mr. Umina has ownership interests in multiple small businesses in North Central, West Virginia. Because of this experience, he brings a unique, practical skill set to issues involving business litigation.

​Currently, he resides in the South Park area of Morgantown with his son, Kees.




Umina Legal, PLLC, Morgantown, WV, Attorney

Cranston & Edwards, PLLC, Morgantown, WV, Law Clerk/Attorney

W.Va. Sixteenth Judicial Circuit, Intern

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP, Huntington, WV, Summer Associate

Professional Associations

American Bar Association (ABA), Member

American Association for Justice (AAJ), Member


West Virginia University College of Law, Morgantown, West Virginia

Honors: Order of the Barristers

Honors: Recipient of 2016 Lugar Cup

Honors: Jessup International Moot Court

Honors: Lugar Trial Association

Honors: Member of Four National Trial Competition Teams

Honors: CALI Awards – Legal Reasoning, Research, and Writing; Race, Racism, and American Law Seminar

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Honors: magna cum laude

Honors: Certificate in Leadership

Bar Admissions

West Virginia

U.S. District Court Northern District of West Virginia

U.S. District Court Southern District of West Virginia

Honors and Activities

American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys “10 Best” Attorney – Client Satisfaction,2018

American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys “10 Best” Attorney – Client Satisfaction, 2019

National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys (NAOPIA) – Top 10 Under 40 Attorney, 2019

Board of Directors, West Virginia Public Theater


“The American Civil Jury Trial – History and Current Status,” , WVU Litigation CLE, Canaan Valley Resort, February, 2018

“Protecting Your Canna-Business,”, Strategic Cannabis Conference, WVU College of Law, March, 2019

Civic and Community Positions

Board of Directors, West Virginia Public Theater

Monongalia County Fiduciary Commissioner

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