Katherine H. Arritt


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Katherine H. Arritt is an associate in the Bailey & Wyant PLLC's Charleston office.  She focuses her practice in West Virginia's workers' compensation and aids in the representation of clients in all stages of litigation.  Kate has previous experience working as a Deputy Public Defender for the Public Defender Services where she represented indigent clients in a variety of criminal proceedings.  Prior to working as a Public Defender Kate was a partner with Cipriani & Werner specializing in workers' compensation and employment law.


  • J.D.- West Virginia University College of Law, 2007
  • B.A.- West Virginia University, Magna Cum Laude, Political Science, 2004

Bar Admissions

  • West Virginia State Bar
  • United States District Court Southern District West Virginia

Practice Areas

  • Workers' Compensation
  • General Civil Litigation

Reported Cases:

  • Hedrick v. Hedrick, No. 13-0716, 10/7/14
  • Bailey v. Mercer County Board of Education, No. 17-0806, 5/7/18
  • Johnson v. David Stanley Consultants, No. 17-0840, 2/23/18
  • Kinney v. Kanawha Valley Enrichment Center, No. 15-0396, 3/24/16
  • Field v. Day's Morgantown Hyundai, No. 15-1050, 11/29/16