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Charleston, West Virginia Sexual Abuse Lawyer - Jesse Forbes, Esq.

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W. Jesse Forbes, Esq.
Sexual Abuse Attorney

Forbes Law Offices
1118 Kanawha Blvd., E.
West Virginia 25314

Jesse Forbes - Attorney at Forbes Law Offices

It is widely known that West Virginia sexual abuse lawyer Jesse Forbes is outstanding in his area of expertise. Jesse Forbes represents people who have sustained severe injuries in violent incidents. His cases have been so successful that the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, CNN, ABC News, MSNBC, Viceland, and other major news outlets have all covered them.

Jesse has defended abuse victims against their perpetrators in churches, schools, and other settings. He has also defended the State of West Virginia in lawsuits against the credit card industry, the state's largest local government agencies during a chemical spill that harmed the area's water supply, and the opioid industry. Jesse was a member of the legal team that helped the children who had been victims of the Miracle Meadows boarding school in Salem, West Virginia, recover a record $52 million in cash in 2020. Jesse received a $3 million jury verdict before turning 30.

Jesse has been chosen to be included in the SuperLawyers list for West Virginia, recognized by the National Trial Lawyers as one of the top 100 trial lawyers, chosen by the State Journal in 2015 as one of the top 40 people in the State of West Virginia under the age of 40, chosen by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys as one of the top 10 personal injury attorneys in West Virginia, and he maintains an AV Preeminent Peer Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.


  • West Virginia State Bar
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia


  • B.S., West Virginia University, Morgantown, W.Va.
  • J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law, Winston Salem, N.C.


  • Charleston Municipal Planning Commission Commissioner
  • West Virginia Medical Cannabis Advisory Board
  • West Virginia State Bar, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Criminal Law Section, American Association for Justice, Member
  • West Virginia Association for Justice, Board Member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • Public Justice Foundation, Member
  • United States Supreme Court Historical Society
  • Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers
  • Generation Next, Top 40 Under 40, West Virginia State Journal


Jesse Forbes is an undeniably excellent lawyer who strives to achieve the best possible outcome for his clients every time. To find out more about Forbes Law Offices for legal advice and representation, check out this spanish translated page.



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