Bader C. Giggenbach

partner since 2000
Location:
Morgantown, West Virginia
Phone:
304-290-5823
304-212-7289
Fax:
304-291-5829
Email:
Bader C. Giggenbach has practiced law in Morgantown, W. Va., since 1994. He practices primarily in the areas of employment, personal injury, family law, criminal defense, and commercial. He is a W. Va. licensed general contractor and has several businesses.

Year Joined Firm

  • 1994

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Law
  • Plaintiff Personal Injury
  • Divorce/Family Law
  • Domestic Relations
  • Criminal Defense
  • Driving Under the Influence, DUI
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Commercial Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • W. Va. Supreme Court of Appeals, Law License, 1994

Bar Admissions

  • West Virginia, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of West Virginia, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of West Virginia, 1995
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1997

Education

  • West Virginia University College of Law, Morgantown, West Virginia
    • J.D. - 1994
  • West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia
    • B.A. - 1991
    • Major: Political Science
  • Greenbrier East High School, Fairlea, West Virginia - June, 1986

Honors and Awards

  • “Monongalia County Democrat of the Year” November 2017 Monongalia County Democratic Executive Committee
  • Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America, 1986
  • American Legion, West Virginia Boy’s State, 1985
  • West Virginia Golden Horseshoe Winner, 1982, Greenbrier County, W. Va.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Monongalia County Bar Association, Member
  • West Virginia State Bar Association, Member
  • West Virginia Association of Justice, Member
  • West Virginia Licensed Contractor, No. WV043180, Green Mountain Development, LLC, Member
  • West Virginia University College of Arts and Sciences, Political Science Department, Chair's Advisory Committee
  • Monongalia County Planning Commission, Member, October 2007 to present President, 2010 to 2017
  • Monongalia County Board of Ballot Commissioners Current Democrat Member
  • Monongalia County Democratic Executive Committee, 2014 to present
  • West Run Planning District Advisory Committee, 2003 to present
  • Pi Sigma Sigma, Policy Studies Honorary, past President

Past Employment Positions

  • Monongalia County Circuit Court, Conservator, 2018 - 2019
  • Monongalia County Circuit Court, Special Commissioner, 2018 - 2019
  • Monongalia County Family Court, Discovery Commissioner, 2017
  • Monongalia County Circuit Court, Receiver, 2011
  • Monongalia County Circuit Court, Discovery Commissioner, 2010
  • William C. Brewer, Associate Attorney, 1994 - 2000
  • Fairmont City Attorney, Law Clerk, 1991 - 1994
  • B. E. & K. Construction Company, Laborer, 1990
  • WVU College of Law Admissions Office, Financial Aid Work Study, 1986 - 1990
  • Greenbrier Co., W. Va., Timber cutter and equipment operator, 1986 - 1988
  • Greenbrier Co., W. Va. , Self-employed, 1985 - 1988
  • Morgantown Baseball Association Company, Umpire, youth baseball, 2014 - 2018
  • Preston County Health Department, former counsel
  • West Virginia Legislature, former intern

Pro Bono Activities

  • Monongalia County Drug Court Foundation, Inc. Morgantown, WV Current Board Member
  • Cheat Lake Baseball Association, Inc. Morgantown, WV Vice President, Commissioner, and Coach
  • Rape and Domestic Violence Information Center, Inc Morgantown, WV Pro Bono in Court Representation of Victims
  • West Run Watershed Association, Inc Morgantown, WV Current Board Member
  • Monongalia County Drug Court Team Member Past Defense Counsel Representative
  • Legal Aid of West Virginia, Inc. Charleston, Board Member
  • In Touch and Concerned, Inc. Westover, WV Past Board Member
  • Monongalia County Drug Court Foundation Inc., Secretary
  • Center for a Better Life, Management Team, Live Better Magazine
  • Morgantown Baseball Association Company
  • Mon River Trails Conservancy
  • Greenbrier River Watershed Association
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Adopt-A-Highway, W. Va. Department of Transportation

Ancillary Businesses

  • Giggenbach Development, LLC, Member
  • Giggenbach Family Limited Partnership, Partner
  • Giggenbach Holdings, LLC, Member
  • Giggenbach Properties, Inc., President White Sulphur Springs, WV Owns and operates Oakwood Apartments, a USDA Rural Development property Housing for the Disabled and Elderly
  • Green Mountain Development, LLC, Member Morgantown, WV,General Contracting, Construction, and Development
  • NovaGene, LLC, Member Morgantown, WV,Invention of Anti-Cancer Pharmaceutical Compositions