J. Grant McGuire

Office

Huntington, WV

Phone

(304) 529-2391

Facsimile

(304) 529-1832

Education

  • Washington and Lee School of Law, J.D. -1984
  • Duke University, A.B., cum laude -1980

Work History

  • United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Malaysia, 1980 – 1981

  • 82nd Airborne Division, 1st 505th Infantry, Fort Bragg, N.C., 1975 – 1978

Bar Admissions

  • West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals

  • Kentucky Supreme Court

  • Virginia Supreme Court

Professional Associations

  • Member of  Kentucky, Virginia and West Virginia State Bars
  • West Virginia Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • United States Tax Court
  • International Court of Claims

Publications 

  •  Conducting Telephonic Board of Directors Meetings- The Practical Lawyer – publication date – December 2000. Also published in 2003 Edition of ALI-ABA Practice Checklist Manual on Advising Business Clients
  • West Virginia Media Guide for Reporting Legal Affairs, Co-Author-published in 1999 by West Virginia State Bar
  • Conducting Meetings of Shareholders and Boards of Directors-The Practical Lawyer – December, 1994; reprinted in The Best in D & O Duties and Liabilities, Bowne & Co. Publishing, 1997

Professional Speaking Engagements

  • West Virginia Banking Law Update, West Virginia Chamber of Commerce 

  • Business Law Update, Kentucky Bar Association regional Seminar 

  • Business Law – Cabell County Bar Association

Community

  • Huntington Museum of Art â€“ Trustee, 1990 – 1997; President, 1994 – 1997

  • United Way of the River Cities – Fund-raising Captain, 1993 – 1994. Fund-raising special projects Captain, 1997 – 2002

  • Teubert Foundation for the Blind – Trustee, 1990 – present; Chairman of the Board, 1994 – present

  • Leadership Tri-State – Class Member, 1991 – 1992; Board Member, 1994 – 1999; Alumni Council Member, 1994 – present

  • Huntington Area Development Council (HADCO) â€“ Board Member, 1990 – present. Executive Committee Member, 2004 – present

  • Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce- Board Member, 2000 – 2007

  • Guaranty Bank & Trust Company, Huntington – Incorporator/Director, 1998- 2009. Chairman of Board of Directors, 2008-2009

  • First Sentry Bank, Huntington Board Member, 2009 – 2018

  • WesBanco, advisory board Huntington, 2018 to present

  • The First National Bank of Grayson, Kentucky – Director, 1996 – present

  • West Virginia Chamber of Commerce -Director, 1996 – 2007

  • YMCA Huntington Youth Soccer â€“ Coach,1997 – 2003; Founder – Middle School Soccer Program – 2002

  • Cabell County School System – Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce – Volunteer mentor for middle and high school students; guest speaker at schools concerning legal careers, 1998 to present

  • Huntington Municipal Development Authority – Member, 1999 – 2004

  • Cabell Family Resource Network – Board member, 2002 – present

  • Communities in Schools of Cabell County – Chairman, 2001 – 2005

  • Boy Scouts Tri-State Area – Legal Explorers Post – Leader, 2002 and 2003

  • Cabell County Bar Association, President, 1992 – 1993

  • West Virginia Bar Association, Membership Section Chairman, 1993 – 1994 

  • West Virginia Land and Mineral Owners Association – member, 2007 – present

  • Enslow Park Presbyterian Church , Huntington, West Virginia – Elder, 1997 – 2000; 2005 – 2008; 2009 – 2011; Elected Clerk of Session 2005 and 2009 – 2011

  • Huntington Lacrosse Club – Founded, organized and sponsored first secondary school lacrosse team in the Tri-State, March 2011

  • Ridgewood Road Neighborhood Watch Program – summer 2010 to present.  Helped organize security camera, e-mail alert and watch program in 60 house area.

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