James B. Lees, Jr.
Hunt & Lees, LLC
2306 Kanawha Blvd E
PO Box 2506
Charleston, WV 25329
EducationWake Forest University, J.D., 1977
West Virginia University, B.A., 1974
Legal and Professional AssociationsAmerican Association for Justice
West Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
Professional AffiliationsPennsylvania Bar Association
West Virginia State Bar
U.S. District Court, District of Maryland and Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia
U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
James B. “Jim” Lees, Jr. is a trial lawyer who has tried over 250 cases to verdict. He is also a jury consultant specializing in the use of psychology and focus groups to formulate persuasion strategies for trial. One of Jim’s many wins is a jury verdict of $23.6 million in a “failure to diagnose” medical negligence case. He is a former co-chair of AAJ’s NCA Board of Trustees and a Diplomate of AAJ’s NCA. Jim is a frequent lecturer and teacher of trial tactics throughout the United States.