Location: Charleston, West Virginia

Phone: (304) 345-1234

Fax: (304) 342-1105

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Robert_profile1 Robert E. “Bob” Douglas is a member of Carey, Scott, Douglas & Kessler, PLLC, where he represents individuals and corporations in all civil areas of litigation, including contractual claims, product liability, toxic tort, personal injury, major estate matters and mining law. Bob has served as trial counsel in major class action litigation cases.

Bob obtained his law degree from West Virginia University where he was a member of the Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity. Bob has been admitted to practice before the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, the United States District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Bob has always been active in community matters, having previously served as Chairman of numerous civic committees and is very active in Masonic and Shrine activities, having served as Potentate of Beni Kedem Shrine. Bob is a former Board member of the Lexington, Kentucky and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Shrine Hospitals for Children.

Bob’s professional experience has included duty as a Trustee in bankruptcy for the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia; eighteen years service as West Virginia counsel for Georgia-Pacific; defense attorney for Lake Asbestos of Quebec, ASARCO, Fisher Scientific, and Fairchild International. Bob currently serves as General Counsel for Appalachian Tire Products, Williamson Oil, and Mountain Mining & Supply.

Areas of Practice

Civil Litigation
Personal Injury
Asbestos Defense
Toxic Torts
Mining Law
Corporation Law

Litigation Percentage

80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

West Virginia, 1956
U.S. Federal Court, 1956
U.S. Supreme Court, 1956


West Virginia University College of Law, Morgantown, West Virginia