Meet David A. Jividen

For more than 35 years, our law firm has been securing life-changing results for accident victims throughout West Virginia and the Tri-State Area.

David A. Jividen

David A. Jividen

A Life Dedicated to Helping Others

David A. Jividen has dedicated his personal and professional life to helping others. The founding member of Jividen Law Offices, PLLC, he has been successfully representing injured people and their families in state and federal courts throughout the United States for more than twenty-five years. His reputation for excellence in all aspects of personal injury and wrongful death litigation is widely known, and his accomplishments have earned him both state-wide and national recognition.

David A. Jividen has received numerous awards for his outstanding legal work, including:

  • Super Lawyers(2007-20016)
  • “10 Best” Client Satisfaction award, American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys (2016)
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum®, Member

He has recovered millions of dollars for his clients, in a variety of significant cases. He holds the distinction of being the only West Virginia lawyer to be named to the American Board of Criminal Lawyers, an exclusive organization which selects its members based upon their litigation skills and their high ethical standards.

A native of the Ohio Valley, David A. Jividen was born and raised in Newell, West Virginia. He graduated with honors from Oak Glen High School, Bethany College, and from the West Virginia University College of Law. He was a federal law clerk for Chief Judge Robert E. Maxwell. He is a former Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of West Virginia, and he also served as the Coordinator of the President’s Narcotics and Organized Crimes Task Force. He has served as a special federal prosecutor in both the Western District of Pennsylvania and the Southern District of Ohio.

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David A. Jividen has extensive trial experience in both state and federal courts in:

  • West Virginia
  • Pennsylvania
  • Ohio
  • Virginia
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • Massachusetts
  • Vermont
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Texas
  • New Mexico
  • California
  • Florida

“You have my word that every case at Jividen Law Offices, PLLC receives the same level of care and attention and that I will take whatever time is necessary and whatever effort is required to help you get the maximum amount of money damages that the law will allow.”

Outside the Courtroom

Married to the former Betsy Steinfeld, and the father of four children, David A. Jividen is not only dedicated to the practice of law, but is active in community affairs as well. Public service and civic activities have always been, and continue to be, an important part of his life. He and his staff, and their families all volunteer their time and services to various charities, schools, athletic programs, historical preservation groups, neighborhood improvement programs, social service agencies, animal welfare organizations, civic causes, and fundraising projects.

I look forward to helping you and your family in whatever way we can.