Stephanie N. McKinley

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Wheeling, West Virginia
Stephanie McKinley is a native of Wheeling, West Virginia and has been practicing primarily in the area of Family Law since 2015. She also has experience as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for child abuse and neglect cases, having been certified in 2011. Ms. McKinley and her husband live in Ohio County with their three children.

Areas of Practice

  • 90% Family Law
  • 10% Domestic Violence Protective Orders

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Guardian Ad Litem , Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia, 2019

Bar Admissions

  • West Virginia, 2015


  • West Virginia University College of Law, Morgantown, West Virginia
    • J.D. - 2015
  • West Virginia University Honors College, Morgantown, West Virginia
    • B.A. summa cum laude - 2012
    • Major: Political Science
    • Major: Multidisciplinary Studies

Honors and Awards

  • Moot Court Team, 2014 - 2015
  • Lugar Cup Trial Advocacy Team, 2013 - 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Ohio County Bar Association, Member, 2015-Present
  • Ohio County Family Resource Network, Board Member, 2017-Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Legal Aid of West Virginia, Staff Attorney, 2015 - 2019

Pro Bono Activities

  • West Virginia Supreme Court Access to Justice Commission, 2013 - 2015
  • Ohio County Family Resource Network, Board of Directors, 2017 - Present


  • English


  • Alpha Phi Omega