Firm Overview

The lawyers of Miller Law Offices take pride in a 60-year combined history of providing sound and compassionate legal advice to clients throughout North Central West Virginia. Specializing in oil and gas law in Fairmont, WV, we are a full-service law firm representing individuals, families, and businesses. We pride ourselves on the personal care and attention we give each and every case; the personal attention that only a small firm can offer.

When you want to learn about our law firm, it is important for you to know that we promise our clients that each lawyer on our staff will work hard to achieve a cost-effective means of resolving your conflicts. At the same time, we are prepared to go to court and use our substantial litigation experience to fight for your rights. We have been able to maintain a high percentage of positive outcomes throughout the last five decades.

Meet Our Attorneys

Kenneth R. Miller

Ken MillerKenneth R. Miller has been practicing law in West Virginia for over forty years and is a founding partner of Miller Law Offices. Kenneth is a seasoned litigator who joined the West Virginia Bar when trials were much more common than they are today thus affording him the opportunity to gain abundant experience in trying cases. He has tried over one hundred civil and criminal cases in North Central West Virginia during his career. Kenneth represents clients on a wide range of legal matters including personal injury, wrongful death, property dispute, real estate, insurance, products liability, medical malpractice and business. Although Kenneth founded his firm grounded in the general practice of law, for the past 11 years he has concentrated in representing individuals who have been severely injured and families in wrongful death where a loved one has been lost. "What I like most about practicing law is really providing some assistance to people who are involved in situations where they need some guidance and skill and expertise that as a practitioner of the law I can provide to them. We promise our clients to provide a service that will be reliable and affordable based on a high quality of service and a good chance of a successful result."

Admissions

  • West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth District

Professional Associations

  • West Virginia State Bar Association
  • Marion County Bar Association, President, 1978-1979
  • West Virginia Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • American Association for Justice
  • West Virginia Association for Justice

Scholastic Activities and Awards

  • National Moot Court Team, West Virginia University College of Law
  • Baker Cup Intramural Moot Court, best brief
  • American Trial Lawyers Association Environmental Law Essay Award
  • West Virginia State Bar Scholarship
  • President, Student Body, Fairmont State College
  • Outstanding Senior Award, Fairmont State College

Kenneth Alexander “Alex” Miller II

Alex MillerKenneth Alexander "Alex" Miller II is a founding partner of Miller Law Offices. Alex graduated from Fairmont State College having been named four times to the President's List and four times to the Dean's List. He was awarded the Male Scholar Athlete Award, WV Conference, 1999-2000 and honored as the Outstanding Male Graduate Scholar Athlete, Fairmont State College 2001. Alex graduated from Fairmont State College in May, 2001 and entered law school that fall. While attending law school he was invited to participate on the National Moot Court team and graduated from the West Virginia University Law School in 2004.

After graduating from law school, Alex joined the Gary Morris Law Office in Weston, WV. While there, he concentrated his efforts in the area of oil and gas law and gained extensive experience in that field. After Mr. Morris closed his office to begin a term as Prosecuting Attorney, Alex joined the personal injury law firm of Higingbotham & Higinbotham in Fairmont, WV where he continued to work with his oil and gas clients as well as gaining valuable experience in litigating personal injury cases.

Alex has a passion for problem solving. He focuses on the details and develops strategies to handle known issues and anticipates future issues. To each and every case he brings a total dedication to the client's best interest.

Admissions

  • West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Professional Associations

  • West Virginia State Bar Association
  • Marion County Bar Association
  • American Association of Justice
  • West Virginia Association of Justice
  • Ohio State Bar Association

Blaire Nuzum - Wise

Blaire Nuzum-Wise joined the Miller Law Offices in May 2015. A native of Fairmont, she graduated from West Virginia University in 2004 with a B.S. in Journalism and a B.A. in International Studies. At WVU, she was initiated into Pi Beta Kappa and was a receipt of the Order of Augusta. Upon graduation, Blaire attended the WVU College of Law and was a Graduate Assistant at WVU Student Legal Services. She graduated in 2007 and began clerking for the Honorable David R. Janes in Marion County. Blaire then joined the Marion County Prosecutor's office as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney where she specialized in juvenile matters. In 2012, Blaire left the Prosecutor's office to work remotely for the Texas law firm of Burnette and Thomason, practicing exclusively in the field of oil and gas. She has continued practicing in the fields of oil and gas and real estate at the Miller Law Offices in addition to concentrating her efforts in the practice criminal law, juvenile law, and education

Blaire is also an adjunct professor of Criminal Justice at Pierpont Community College and serves on the Board of Directors of the United Way of Marion County.

Admissions

  • West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals

Professional Associations

  • West Virginia State Bar Association
  • Marion County Bar Association