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Lynnsie Jae Parsons Earns Juris Doctorate Degree From WVU

By Staff | May 27, 2020

Lynnsie Parsons is pictured in front of WVU College of Law.

Lynnsie Parsons recently graduated from West Virginia University with a Juris Doctorate Degree in the top 50 percent of her class with a Pro Bono Distinction. During her three years of law school, Lynnsie was the Vice President of the West Virginia Association for Justice Student Chapter.

Along with being an active member of the Public Interest Advocates, the Alternative Dispute Society, and the Community Service Council, Lynnsie was appointed Senior Managing Editor of the American Bar Association’s Family Law Quarterly.

Lynnsie earned membership onto West Virginia University College of Law’s Moot Court Board, where she traveled to compete in oral advocacy competitions. During Lynnsie’s second year of law school, she competed in the John J. Gibbons Criminal Procedure Moot Court Competition at Seton Hall University School of Law in Newark, New Jersey. Likewise, in Lynnsie’s third year of law school, she competed in the William B. Spong Constitutional Law Moot Court Tournament at William & Mary Law School in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Throughout law school, Lynnsie completed internships with Legal Aid of West Virginia in Wheeling, WV and Geppert, McMullen, Paye, & Getty in Cumberland, Maryland. During her third year of law school, Lynnsie also was a Student Attorney for the Child and Family Advocacy Clinic.

Upon passing the bar exam, Lynnsie wishes to stay in the Ohio Valley to practice law. Lynnsie hopes that one day she will be able to open her own law firm in Wetzel or Tyler County.

Lynnsie graduated from the Wetzel County School System in 2013, at Paden City High School.