Member Profile: John F. Cyrus

John F. Cyrus
Cyrus, Adkins & Walker
636 4th Avenue, Floor 1
Huntington, WV 25701
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Tel: 304-522-9593
Fax: 304-522-9596

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John F. Cyrus has substantive case experience in the following areas...

Contract Disputes
Health Care
Local Govt./Municipalities
Medical Malpractice
Nursing Homes
Personal Injury
Premises Liability
Product Liability
Professional Malpractice
Professional Negligence
Property Damage
Railroad & Trucking
Real Estate
Sexual Harassment
Wage & Hour/FMLA
Wrongful Death



John Cyrus has been practicing law for more than 35 years in West Virginia. John graduated with honors from Marshall University in 1971 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history. After serving as a Captain in the United States Army (1973-1976), he received his Juris Doctorate degree from West Virginia University College of Law in 1981, where he graduated 4th out of his 126 member class. John is a successful and experienced trial attorney who concentrates his practice in the areas of personal injury/wrongful death, nursing home abuse, medical practice, insurance law, and general litigation.

Additionally, John has been called upon by both plaintiff and defense counsel to mediate and/or arbitrate over 1000 civil cases throughout the State. He has also served as special commissioner in several cases upon appointment by various circuit judges. During his more than 35 years of practice, John has successfully argued numerous cases before the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals and the United States District Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.


West Virginia University College of Law, Morgantown, West Virginia - J.D. - 1981
Honors: Member, Order of the Coif
Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia
B.A. - 1971
Honors: With Honors
Major: History

Memberships & Affiliations

Cabell County Bar Association, Member
West Virginia State Bar Association, Member
West Virginia Association for Justice, Member
American Association for Justice, Member
West Virginia Board of Law Examiners, President, 2006 - 2007
Brain Injury Association of West Virginia

Honors and Awards
Best Lawyers in America, 2009 - 2016
Lawyer of the Year, WV (mediation) 2013 & 2016
West Virginia Top Lawyers, The State Journal
AV Peer Review Rated, Martindale - Hubbell
Recipient of Patrick Duffy Koontz Award "Outstanding Scholarship, Character, and Leadership"


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