We welcomed January with an increased energy, and hit the ground running for 2019.

Our Managing Member,  Charles R. Bailey attended The Gavel's National Conference in Boca Raton Florida. 

He spoke to Trucking Industry officials and attorneys about  the medical condition of sleep apnea and the challenges this condition presents to the industry & its opinions. 

Should you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Chuck Bailey

The Gavel is a nationwide network of vetted law firm and specialist members. Their primary mission is to streamline work by providing a single access point to some of the most qualified professionals in the industry. 
Bailey & Wyant, PLLC Secures Summary Judgment 
Thomas E. Buck
in Federal District Court

Member, Thomas Buck and Member, Jason Pockl of the Bailey & Wyant, PLLC Wheeling office of Bailey & Wyant successfully secured summary judgment for their clients in the Federal District Court of the Northern District of West Virginia. 

Mr. Buck and Mr. Pockl successfully defended West Virginia Correctional Industries and its supervisors against claims of discrimination filed by the plaintiff. Mr. Buck and Mr. Pockl successfully argued to the Court that no discrimination occurred and obtained summary judgment of all claims in favor of their clients.
Members Obtain a Full Defense Verdict at 
Trial in Ohio County Circuit  Court

Members Thomas Buck and Jason Pockl of the Wheeling office of Bailey & Wyant obtained a full defense verdict at trial in Ohio County Circuit Court. 

Mr. Buck and Mr. Pockl successfully defended their client, Wheeling Park Commission, against the negligence and bodily injury claims asserted by the plaintiffs in this matter. Following a full trial on all issues, the jury returned a complete defense verdict finding that the Wheeling Park Commission was not negligent. 
Jason P. Pockl 

Bailey & Wyant, PLLC is pleased to announce Jason P. Pockl, Esq. as its newest Member in our Wheeling Office.

Pockl grew up in Wheeling and graduated from Wheeling Jesuit University. After a career in juvenile justice in Pennsylvania and Florida, Jason attended Duquesne University School of Law. After graduation, Jason began his legal career with Bailey & Wyant, PLLC, then briefly worked for a national law firm before returning to Bailey &Wyant in 2014.

In the field of Defense Litigation, Pockl has proven himself by representing municipalities, corporations and individuals in the areas of government liability, employment discrimination, construction matters, chemical exposure matters and insurance bad faith claims. Pockl currently represents clients in the ever-evolving asbestos litigation docket in West Virginia. As a supporter of local business, Pockl represents small businesses in West Virginia in the areas of insurance, contracts, human resource matters, business entities and regulation. Pockl has achieved successful results in Federal Courts, State Courts and administrative agencies.

Pockl and wife live in Wheeling with their son and daughter. He is energetically involved in his community, as a nationally licensed soccer coach and serving as Vice President of the Wheeling Area Soccer Association. He is also an active member in his church and a member of the Knights of Columbus. Pockl and his wife are certified foster parents and regularly open their home to children in need throughout West Virginia.

Pockl is a member of the West Virginia State Bar and is admitted to practice in West Virginia, the Northern District of West Virginia, the Southern District of West Virginia and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.

    Our philosophy is simple. We provide aggressive and effective legal representation, while being ever mindful of each client's individual needs, goals, and economic interests. No matter how complex or novel, our focus in a case is always to reach the right resolution for our client.

     To discuss your case, e-mail us ( or give us a call at 304.345.4222 (Charleston) or 304.233.3100 (Wheeling).

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