Jason D. Bowles is originally from Princeton, West Virginia (WV). He studied Economics at Marshall University and secured his Juris Doctorate from the West Virginia University College of Law in 2012. Upon graduation, he joined Jenkins Fenstermaker, PLLC, and has been in our Litigation Section ever since.
Jason has earned a reputation as an aggressive and strategic litigator. His practice focuses on the defense of employment matters, such as discrimination and harassment, wage disputes, and workplace injuries. His work as a civil liability defense lawyer extends to the defense of businesses and individuals confronted with lawsuits arising from catastrophic injury or death. In addition, Jason’s employment experience encompasses professional negligence claims, including medical malpractice, legal malpractice, and matters involving the U.S. Center for SafeSport.
Jason has been recognized repeatedly for his skills as a WV defense litigator. He has been selected to Super Lawyers Rising Stars® and, for three consecutive years, has been elected by his peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™. Jason’s clients rely on him, not only because he has substantial trial experience, but also because he focuses on developing trusting relationships with his clients.
Jason is driven—and supported by—his wife and daughter. Outside of his practice, he most enjoys spending time with his family and fitness. He also considers himself to be an amateur chef.
If you’re looking for a skilled civil defense lawyer and litigator for matters involving employment practices, allegations of professional negligence, or injury, place your trust in Jason Bowles.
J.D., West Virginia University College of Law, 2012
The Order of Barristers, 2012
B.B.A., magna cum laude, Marshall University, 2009
Professional and Community Activities:
Member, Defense Research Institute (DRI), 2013 to Present
Member, Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia, 2013 to Present
Presentations and Publications:
The Use of Persuasion in the Practice of Law, Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia