Ryan Umina

Umina Legal
157 Walnut Street
Morgantown, WV 26505
304-838-8024
uminalegal.com


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.

Experience
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

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