Lewis County, West Virginia

Home to 16,919 residents as of the 2000 U.S. Census, Lewis County in West Virginia is also the location of the breathtaking Stonewall Jackson Lake, luxurious Stonewall Resort and Jackson’s Mill historic area and tourist attraction. The county seat is Weston (pop. 4,317) and Jane Lew is the other incorporated town in the county. Unincorporated, smaller towns include Aberdeen, Georgetown and Jacksonville.

The four-lane Interstate 79 stretches through Lewis County as a major thoroughfare, in addition to US Highway 19, Highway 33 and Highway 119. There were fewer than 30 fatal accidents on the roads in Lewis County in 2006, but that number has been higher than 90 in other recent years.

If you’ve been hurt in an auto accident in Lewis County, you need an experienced lawyer on your side. At the Wolfe Law Firm, we’ll treat you as an individual and examine your case thoroughly to get you the maximum recovery possible under the law. You don’t have to suffer from the negligence of another driver. Call the Wolfe Law Firm, toll-free at 1-877-637-5756 for a free consultation. There is no obligation to use our services and we’ll fairly evaluate your case. In addition, we work on a contingent fee basis, which means we don’t get paid unless you recover damages for your injuries.

Directions to our office from Lewis County are as follows: Take US 33 East through Buckhannon towards Elkins. Turn slight right on W Virginia 92 South and continue straight onto Randolph Avenue. Turn right at 4th Street and then left on Kerens Avenue. Our building is a three-story yellow brick colonial at the intersection of Kerens Avenue and 2nd Street. We offer two hours of free parking at the lot across the street from our office. Off-street parking is also available.

Circuit Court

The Circuit Court of Lewis County is located in the Lewis County Courthouse and its address is as follows:

Lewis County Courthouse
110 Center Avenue
Weston, WV 26452

If you are charged with a felony in the Circuit Court, you can also contact the Judge’s secretary about the steps you can take to obtain the services of a court-appointed attorney.

Thomas H. Keadle, Chief Circuit Court Judge
Jo Anne Morrison, Judge’s Secretary
Upshur County Courthouse
PO Box 57 Buckhannon, WV 26201
Phone: (304) 472-5556
Fax: (304) 472-2892

The Circuit Clerk of Lewis County is responsible with keeping the court files organized for the Circuit Court.

Lewis County Circuit Clerk, John Hinzman
Lewis County Courthouse
110 Center Avenue
Weston, WV 26452
Phone: (304) 269-8210
Fax: (304) 269-8249

The Lewis County Prosecuting Attorney currently is Gary Morris.

Lewis County Prosecuting Attorney, Gary Morris
PO Box 686
Weston, WV 26452
Phone: (304) 269-8240
Fax: (304) 269-8250

Magistrate Court

The Magistrate Court of Lewis County is located across the street from the Circuit Court of Lewis County in Weston, WV. Their mailing address is as follows:

Lewis County Magistrate Court
111 Court Street
PO Box 260
Weston, WV 26452

There are currently two magistrates who serve Lewis County and their contact information is as follows:

Sharon A. Hull, Magistrate
Beth A. Cross, Assistant
Phone: (304) 269-8231
Fax: (304) 269-8253

James D. Moody, Magistrate
Edith Arlene Browning, Assistant
Phone: (304) 269-8232
Fax: (304) 269-8253

Carolyn S. Williams, Clerk
Charlene S. Smith, Deputy Clerk
Phone: (304) 269-8230
Fax: (304) 269-8239