Linda Nelson Garrett

West Virginia personal injury lawyer
Summersville, West Virginia

Linda Garrett has represented injured workers for 31 years, primarily in workers compensation and personal injury claims. She was a Bar Foundation Fellow of the year 2009. She is a member of the WV State Bar & WV AAJ. A former member of the House of Delegates & former elected prosecuting attorney for Webster County, WV. Linda Garrett has dedicated her career to representing injured workers.

Areas of Practice

  • Workers Compensation
  • Workplace Injury
  • Mining and Logging Injuries
  • Heavy Equipment Injuries

Bar Admissions

  • West Virginia, 1977
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of West Virginia


  • West Virginia University College of Law, Morgantown, West Virginia
    • J.D.
  • Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia
    • B.A. – 1974
    • Major: English/Psychology

Honors and Awards

  • 2009 West Virginia Bar Foundation Fellow

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • West Virginia State Bar
  • West Virginia Association of Justice, Board Member
  • American Association of Justice, Workers Compensation SubCommittee

Pro Bono Activities

  • Summersville Rotary Club
  • Nicholas County Community Action Partnership Board of Director Member
  • Friends-R-Fun Board of Directors (former)