About Heather Jones

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Professional Career

  • Mediator, Arbitrator
    HHJ Mediations, LLC · Full-time
    Mar 2023 - Present
  • Former Member of Spilman Thomas & Battle
    Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC · Full-time
    May 1987 - Feb 2023 · 35 yrs 10 mos


  • University of Richmond School of Law
    Doctor of Law - JD, Law (1984-1987)
  • West Virginia University
    BA, Political Science (1980-1984)

Licenses and Admissions

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia
  • West Virginia State Bar
  • West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals


  • Serving as mediator and arbitrator in civil litigation
  • Appointed by WV Circuit Court Judges to serve as discovery commissioner and Commissioner in Chancery

Honors & Awards

  • Named in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for expertise in:
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Litigation - Insurance
    • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
    • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
    • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer-Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Fellow, West Virginia Bar Foundation
  • Listed in West Virginia Super Lawyers®
  • Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference



  • United Way
    Past Board Member
  • West Virginia University Alumni Board
    Past Board Member
  • Sunrise / Clay Center
    Past Board Member
  • West Virginia State Bar Foundation
    Past President
  • YMCA Spirit of the Valley
    Committee Member