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CHARLESTON, WV -

Heather Heiskell Jones of the Charleston office of Spilman Thomas & Battle recently was selected as a West Virginia Bar Foundation Fellow.

She joins approximately 300 other Fellows previously selected from more than 5,000 eligible lawyers and judges in the state.

The Foundation bases its selection of Fellows on attorneys’ dedication to the welfare of their communities and honorable service to the legal profession in West Virginia.

Fifteen lawyers and three members of the judiciary were selected as Fellows this year.

Heiskell Jones chairs Spilman’s litigation department. She has vast experience representing businesses in toxic tort matters, medical monitoring class actions, multi-media and contract disputes, product liability matters, deliberate intent claims and insurance bad faith claims. She also is experienced handling cases in the West Virginia Business Court Division.

Heiskell Jones previously served as president of the West Virginia Bar Foundation. She is a member of DRI, a leading organization of defense attorneys and in-house counsel.

Spilman has offices in Charleston, Morgantown and Wheeling in West Virginia as well as in Harrisburg, Pa., and Pittsburgh, Winston-Salem, N.C. and Roanoke, Va.