James W. Marshall III

Equity Member - Martinsburg Office

E-Mail: [email protected]


Jim Marshall is an Equity Member of Bailey & Wyant, PLLC's Eastern Panhandle office in Martinsburg, West Virginia. He was born and raised in Charleston, WV. He graduated from West Virginia University 2002 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. From 2002-2003 he earned 60+ hours towards a Masters Degree in Public Administration from West Virginia University's Department of Public Administration. He then graduated from the West Virginia University College of Law in 2006. While in law school, Jim was a member of the West Virginia Moot Court. He represented WVU at the 2006 Mardi Gras Sports Law Competition, an appellate competition focusing on sports-law related topics.

Jim is admitted to the North Carolina, West Virginia, and the Virginia State Bar, as well as the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia, and the Eastern and Western Districts of North Carolina. He has also been admitted to practice law before the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. He has successfully argued before the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia. Jim has been associated with Bailey & Wyant since June 2007.

His practice has primarily been focused on the representation of businesses, individuals, state agencies, counties and municipalities in the areas of products liability, asbestos litigation, mass torts, toxic torts, professional liability, personal injury, government liability, employment law, insurance coverage and general insurance defense.

Jim is an active member of the Martinsburg Chamber, The Martinsburg Sunrise Rotary Club, MRB Foundation President, and Board Member at the Berkeley County Emergency Ambulance Authority.


  • J.D.– College: West Virginia University College of Law, 2006
  • B.A.– College: West Virginia University, 2002

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina State Bar
  • Virginia State Bar
  • West Virginia State Bar
  • United States District Court for Northern District of West Virginia
  • United States District Court for Southern District of West Virginia
  • United States District Court for Eastern District of North Carolina
  • United States District Court for Western District of North Carolina
  • United States Court of Appeals Fourth Circuit

Practice Areas

  • Products Liability
  • Asbestos Litigation
  • Mass Torts
  • Professional Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Coverage
  • General Insurance Defense

Community Involvement

  • Martinsburg Chamber
  • Member of The Martinsburg Sunrise Rotary Club
  • MRB Foundation President
  • Berkeley County Emergency Ambulance Authority Board Member