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June 14, 2013

Asbestos Attorney Recognized: Work in plaintiffs’ bar garners national attention

Motley Rice is proud to announce that asbestos attorney Vicki Antion Nelson was selected for the second consecutive year for inclusion in the 2013 West Virginia Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list in the areas of Class Action/Mass Torts, Environmental Litigation and Personal Injury Plaintiff: General.

A West Virginia native, Antion Nelson represents and fights for the rights of people and families suffering from mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases as a result of occupational, environmental and household asbestos exposure. She has also represented victims of carbon monoxide inhalation in claims against corporate entities and insurers.

Antion Nelson graduated from West Virginia University College of Law and summa cum laude from West Virginia University and is a former member of the West Virginia State Bar Association Board of Governors and the Development Committee of the West Virginia University College of Law. She is active in her community, volunteering for numerous Morgantown, W.V., organizations and serving as a Rosenbaum Family House board member. She is also co-chair on the committee working to bring the Color Me Rad race to Morgantown, W.Va, a fundraiser for the Rosenbaum Family House.

The Super Lawyers list recognizes only five percent of lawyers in the United States and spans more than 70 practice areas, evaluating contributions to and leadership roles in the legal profession. Selections are based on an extensive rating process that relies on peer nominations and evaluations, as well as third-party research. Learn more about the Super Lawyers selection process.