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James Lamp, Mediator, Huntington, West Virginia.

James Lamp

Burns White, LLC
720 Fourth Avenue
Huntington, WV 25701
Tel: 304-963-4966
Cell: 304-617-4716
Fax: (304) 523-5409
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Recognized to West Virginia Chapter for Mediation Other ADR Services: Court-Appointed Neutral (Special Master), Discovery Referee, Early Neutral Evaluation, Med-Arb
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  • Practice Commenced1999
  • # of MEDS (as of 14/7/24)2000
  • # of ARBS (as of 14/7/24) 
Current Practice
Online / In-Person


Jim currently is of counsel with Burns White, LLC.  He is a founding member of the former firm of Lamp Bartram Levy Trautwein Perry & Powell, PLLC.  He has extensive mediation experience spanning more than 25 years, and many hundreds of cases, and extensive litigation experience spanning 40 years of practicing law.  His experience and continued participation as counsel in a myriad of personal injury, employment and other matters informs and assists him in aiding parties and their counsel in, on many more occasions than not, mediating their disputes to a successful conclusion.  Jim's even keel personality, broad experience in litigation, including over 50 trials, and a reputation for reasonableness and fairness have made him a mediator acceptable to both plaintiff and defense practitioners. 

Case Experience

  • Automotive
  • Commercial/Business
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • Discrimination
  • Employment
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Lemon Law
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Homes
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Torts
  • Wrongful Death


  • West Virginia University College of Law, Morgantown, West Virginia
    • J.D. - 1979
    • Honors: Moot Court Board
    • Law Review: Associate Editor, West Virginia Law Review
  • West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia
    • A.B.magna cum laude - 1976
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi

Memberships & Affiliations

  • AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell
  • Mediation Lawyer of the Year, 2017 (Best Lawyers)
  • Arbitration Lawyer of the Year, 2021, 2018, 2015 (Best Lawyers)
  • Listed in the Best Lawyers In America
  • Listed in West Virginia's Top Lawyers
  • Listed in Super Lawyers West Virginia
  • Fellow, West Virginia Bar Foundation
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia (President, 2000)
  • West Virginia Law Institute, Former President
  • Licensed in West Virginia and Kentucky and Federal Court

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