Arnold J. Janicker

Arnold J. Janicker

Huntington, West Virginia
A native of New York, Arnold Janicker moved in 2002 to the Huntington, West Virginia area to practice law. Arnold graduated Cum Laude from St. John's University School of Law in 2002, and was the Executive Notes and Comments Editor for the St. John's University Law Review. During his practice, Arnold has represented numerous business, and banks in both litigation and bankruptcy proceedings dealing with diverse subjects, including: foreclosure proceedings; repossession of secured collateral; commercial collections; collection of foreign and West Virginia judgments; real property disputes including breach of commercial leases; actions to lift the automatic stay in bankruptcy; actions to object to and confirmation plans; and objections to discharge.

Areas of Practice

  • Creditor's Rights
  • Bankruptcy
  • Commercial Collections
  • Contracts
  • Real Property
  • Property Damage

Bar Admissions

  • West Virginia, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of West Virginia, 2002
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of West Virginia, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of West Virginia, 2009
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Northern District of West Virginia, 2009
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 2009
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2011

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • West Virginia State Bar, Member, 2002 - Present
  • Cabell County Bar Association, 2002 - Present


  • St. Johns University Law School
    • J.D. cum laude - 2002
    • Law Review: St John's Law Review, Executive Notes and Comments Editor, 2001
  • American University, Washington, District of Columbia
    • B.A. - 1983
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Economics

Published Works

  • Extending the Federal Franchise to Puerto Rico, St Johns Law Review, 73 No. 3, 2001

Past Employment Positions

  • Matthew Bender, Legal Editor, 2001 - 2002
  • Rockbridge County Public Schools, Teacher, 1993 - 1998