New DUI laws are going into effect in West Virginia on July 1, 2020. For specifics on what is changing, please click here.

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    2020 Martindale-Hubbell Preeminent
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    2020 Client Champion
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    Avvo Clients' Choice 2020
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    DUI Defense Lawyers Association
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    Client Champion
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    West Virginia DUI Defense
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    DUI Defense Lawyers Association - Faculty
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    National College for DUI Defense
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    Martindale Hubbell Preeminent
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    Avvo Client Choice
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    DUI Defense Lawyers Association - Board Member
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    National College for DUI Defense - Sustaining Member

West Virginia DUI Attorney

A Firm Focused on DUI Defense

As the only law firm in West Virginia focused exclusively on DUI defense, The Wagner Law Firm has the skill, experience, and passion to represent those accused of driving under the influence. Founding attorney Harley Wagner has represented over 3,000 clients and has completed over 800 hours of DUI training. Whether your case is in Berkeley, Jefferson, or Monongalia County, Harley is at home in all of West Virginia’s courts. He serves citizens throughout the state and treats every client’s legal matter with the utmost urgency and respect.

As a DUI defense specialist, Harley Wagner puts over 22 years of experience to work for West Virginians who are facing the nerve-wracking prospect of license suspension, hefty fines, and jail time. He is committed to protecting your driving privileges, your rights, and your future. Harley’s team is always available to take your call, answer your questions, and address your concerns. You can rest assured that your case is in capable hands at The Wagner Law Firm.

Results-Driven & Client-Focused

An Experienced Lawyer You Can Trust

Most criminal defense firms can take on a DUI case, but few actually specialize in this area of practice. At The Wagner Law Firm, Attorney Harley Wagner maintains a razor-sharp focus on DUI defense. This specialization ensures high-quality representation from a lawyer who understands the ins and outs and the many intricacies of West Virginia DUI law. With Harley on your side, you will be positioned for success from the very beginning.

Whether you are facing your first or third DUI, the process is confusing, complex, and emotional. Harley is eager to walk you through every step, providing trusted counsel tailored to your unique situation. Protect your future and your freedom by consulting with The Wagner Law Firm today.

  • Dismissed .08 DUI Causing Death case (Clarksburg, WV)
  • Reduced to Misdemeanor .14 Felony DUI Causing Death Case (Martinsburg, WV)
  • Charge Reduced Aggravated DUI 1st (Morgantown, WV)
  • Dismissed DUI 1st (Martinsburg, WV)
  • Dismissed DUI 1st (Morgantown, WV)
  • Dismissed DUI 1st (Morgantown, WV)
  • Dismissed DUI 1st (Morgantown, WV)
  • Dismissed DUI 1st (St. Mary’s, WV)
  • Dismissed DUI 1st (West Virginia)
  • Not Guilty DUI 1st. (Martinsburg, WV)

Meet Harley Wagner

Award Winning DUI Attorney
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    Harley Wagner
    Award-Winning DUI Attorney Harley is the owner of The Wagner Law Firm, West Virginia’s only exclusive DUI defense law firm. Harley is a graduate of his beloved alma mater, West Virginia University, where he received a Bachelor of Science in journalism in 1990. He attended law school in Lansing, Michigan where he graduated from the Thomas M. Cooley School of Law in 1995. Criminal law and being a criminal defense attorney was Harley’s singular focus during and after law school. In furtherance of ...

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Helping Clients Across West Virginia
  • Very professional and thorough.

    - Former Client
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    - Christina
  • Best outcome imaginable!

    - Former Client

Why Trust Harley Wagner?

  • Over 21 Years of Experience
  • More Than 3,000 DUI Cases Handled
  • Performed 800 Hours of DUI Defense Training
  • Award Winning Representation
  • Faculty Member at DUI Defense Lawyers Association
  • Author of West Virginia's Preeminent DUI Book: West Virginia DUI Defense: The Law and Practice

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West Virginia DUI Defense: The Law & Practice

West Virginia’s DUI Handbook by Harley Wagner

Over the years, Attorney Harley Wagner has established his expertise in the field of DUI law – he even wrote the state’s go-to DUI handbook, called “West Virginia DUI Defense: The Law and Practice.” The book explores the various ways to build a strong DUI defense case and to achieve a successful verdict. It has proven to be a helpful tool to criminal defense attorneys throughout the state, serving as a legal reference on West Virginia DUI laws and the science of defending drunk driving cases. Harley is proud to share his knowledge about the field of DUI defense and enjoys helping fellow attorneys and clients alike get a better understanding of the laws that govern a DUI case.