Michelle L. Bechtel
West Virginia University College of Law, J.D., 2001
West Virginia University, B.S.B.A. - Accounting, magna cum laude, 1998
Woodrow Wilson High School, Beckley, West Virginia, 1994
West Virginia, 2001
United States District Court, Southern District of West Virginia, 2001
United States District Court, Northern District of West Virginia, 2003
United States Tax Court, 2006
Bechtel Family Law, PLLC, 2022 to present
Gianola, Barnum, Bechtel & Jecklin, L.C., Partner, 2016-2022
Gianola, Barnum, Wigal & London, Partner, 2010-2016
Gianola, Barnum, Wigal & London, Associate, 2006-2010
Gianola, Barnum & Wigal, Associate, 2003-2006
West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, 17th Judicial Circuit (Harrison County),
Judicial Law Clerk, 2001-2003
United Way of Monongalia and Preston Counties, current membership:
St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church
Morgantown High School Athletic Boosters, Inc.
MHS Boys Basketball Boosters, Inc.
St. Francis de Sales Central Catholic School, Advisory Board
NCWV Girls Basketball League, Inc.
United Way of Monongalia and Preston Counties, past membership:
West Virginia Rising Stars, Family Law, 2015
West Virginia Rising Stars, Family Law, 2013
West Virginia Rising Stars, Business, Corporate, 2010
West Virginia Rising Stars, Business, Corporate, Estate Planning, Probate and Tax, 2009
West Virginia State Bar
Monongalia County Bar Association
American Bar Association, Family Law Division
West Virginia Supreme Court certified mediator
Michelle is a native of Beckley, West Virginia. She resides in Morgantown with her husband, Corey, and their children.