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.
Professional Associations American Bar Association (ABA), Member American Association for Justice (AAJ), Member
Education 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
Presentations "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