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Shawn Fluharty

Shawn Fluharty

Attorney

Shawn Fluharty, an Ohio Valley native, graduated from West Virginia University College of Law and has practiced for approximately 10 years. Shawn is skilled in personal injury litigation. He is licensed to practice in West Virginia and is working in the firm’s Wheeling location. In addition to his role as a Bordas & Bordas attorney, he is also a state legislator, serving as a member of the West Virginia House of Delegates representing Ohio County since first being elected in 2014. He has earned the privilege of being selected in a leadership position as Minority Whip and also serves on the powerful House Judiciary Committee. In his role as a legislator, Shawn has received national recognition, frequently appearing for speaking engagements for the National Council of State Legislators to represent the state of West Virginia.

Case Results

  • $2 Million Settlement, Breach of Contract, Doe v. Health Insurance Company
  • $485,000 Jury Verdict, Harrison County, WV
  • $300,000 Settlement, Insurance Bad Faith
  • $300,000 Settlement, Premises Liability, Doe v. Corporation
  • $225,000 Settlement, Premises Liability, Doe v. Corporation

Education

  • West Virginia University
    • Perley Isaac Reed School of Journalism
    • Minor in Political Science
  • West Virginia University College of Law (2009)
    • Juris Doctor
    • VP – Sports & Entertainment Law Society

Bar and Court Admissions

  • West Virginia Bar
  • West Virginia Northern District
  • West Virginia Southern District

Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation – personal injury
  • Employment Law – whistleblower cases, wrongful termination

Professional Memberships

  • State Legislator: Minority Whip – West Virginia House of Delegates (2014 – present)
    • Chair, Workplace Development Committee
    • Serve on Judiciary Committee, Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security, Political Subdivisions, Redistricting 
  • Board Member (VP of Membership) – National Council of Legislators from Gaming States (NCLGS)

Honors & Awards

  • State Journal Generation Next: Top 40 Under 40 in West Virginia 
  • Local MLK, Jr. Award Recipient by Bethlehem Apostolic Temple – 2021

Community Involvement

  • Local MADD Chapter – yearly supporter of the Heather Miller Golf Memorial
  • Champion 2019 Lip Sync Challenge on Behalf of Make-A-Wish Foundation
  • North Wheeling Dream Center

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    Bordas & Bordas

    Shawn Fluharty, an Ohio Valley native, graduated from West Virginia University College of Law and has practiced for approximately 10 years. Shawn is skilled in personal injury litigation. He is licensed to practice in West Virginia and is working in the firm’s Wheeling location. In addition to his role as a Bordas & Bordas attorney, he is also a state legislator, serving as a member of the West Virginia House of Delegates representing Ohio County since first being elected in 2014. He has earned the privilege of being selected in a leadership position as Minority Whip and also serves on the powerful House Judiciary Committee. In his role as a legislator, Shawn has received national recognition, frequently appearing for speaking engagements for the National Council of State Legislators to represent the state of West Virginia.