Robert Kuenzel is a dedicated attorney who transitioned from nearly a decade as a state trooper to provide invaluable legal services, drawing on his police training to excel in personal injury cases and expertly identifying errors in traffic crash reports to secure favorable outcomes for clients.
With over a decade of experience as the Attorney/Owner of Kuenzel Law, PLLC, he specializes in personal injury, wrongful death, medical negligence, and family law, particularly adoptions. His reputation as an expert witness in criminal law and a formidable criminal defense attorney in West Virginia is well-established, bolstered by his police background.
Beyond litigation, Robert is a trained mediator, offering his services since 2010 for alternative dispute resolution, often mediating governmental liability cases and assisting small businesses in southern West Virginia.
Prior to founding his own firm, Robert honed his legal skills during nine years at Avis, Witten & Wandling, L.C. His educational background includes a J.D. from West Virginia University College of Law and master’s and associate degrees in Criminal Justice/Police Science from Marshall University. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Social Studies Teacher Education from West Virginia University. Robert’s endorsements reflect his proficiency in various legal areas, including civil litigation, personal injury, criminal defense, and mediation.
Character: Robert Kuenzel is a principled attorney with a strong sense of dedication and integrity, shaped by nearly a decade of service as a state trooper and Martindale-Hubbell AV rating.
Knowledge: With a diverse educational background and extensive experience in personal injury and criminal law, Robert possesses comprehensive expertise in these fields, which he leverages to serve his clients effectively. His recent completion of the mediation training through Cornell and called on by NBI and the “Outstanding Faculty Award” for 2022 adds much success to his resume. Robert also shares his knowledge with new recruits by instructing at the WV State Police Academy.
Strategic: Robert’s unique blend of law enforcement training and legal acumen enables him to strategically identify and rectify errors in traffic crash reports and bolster his clients’ defenses against criminal charges, all while excelling in mediation and alternative dispute resolution.
Communication: Adept at translating complex legal concepts and findings, Robert’s exceptional communication skills have not only earned him recognition as an expert witness in criminal law but have also made him a trusted advocate for clients in personal injury and family law matters. Robert also participates in a Bi-Weekly local radio program where he answers legal questions to caller