Founding member Ben Salango was invited to present at the West Virginia
Association of Justice (WVAJ) Annual Seminar in February 2017. Ben's
presentation "Anatomy of a Personal Injury Trial" focused on
strategies to obtain the best results for clients. Over 200 lawyers and
judges attended the presentation.
With nearly 2 decades of experience in the legal community, Ben has tried
almost 50 civil jury trials to verdict, disputed numerous cases in the
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and West Virginia
Supreme Court of Appeals, and has recovered millions of dollars for his clients.
Ben is rated by his colleagues as one of the
"Best Lawyers in America" in the area of personal injury litigation. He was also placed
“AV” Preeminent® by his colleagues in the
Martindale-Hubbell® legal directory for personal injury specializing in medical malpractice.
This is the best rating an attorney can achieve and is attained through
ratings by members of the judiciary and bar.
In 2012, he was acknowledged as one of the
Top 40 West Virginians under the age of 40 by the State Journal . Ben has been endorsed as a member of both the
Million Dollar Advocates Forum® and the
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum®. Less than 1% of U.S. attorneys are affiliates of The Million Dollar Advocates
Forum, making it an incredible honor. He was also acknowledged by his
colleagues for admittance in
Super Lawyers® magazine. Less than two percent of West Virginia attorneys are recognized as a
He is an alumni of West Virginia University and West Virginia University
College of Law. Raised in Raleigh County, West Virginia, Ben frequently
devotes time and money to charities in the area. Ben, his wife, Tera,
and their two sons currently reside in Charleston. He is passionate about
coaching baseball and soccer, community service, and representing impoverished
clients in important cases pro bono.