Joshua S. Rogers


Josh is the office managing partner of the Morgantown office and vice-chair of the firm's Tax Benefits & Wealth Planning practice group. His practice focuses on family wealth planning, asset protection planning, probate, profit and nonprofit business formation and organization, business succession planning, and litigation. He also has experience representing both individual and institutional clients in various types of civil litigation, including will contests, will and trust construction actions, family and probate disputes, real property rights, action to quiet title to minerals, corporate and partnership disputes, and federal and state taxation appeals. Josh is licensed and represents clients in West Virginia and Pennsylvania.

Outside of his practice, he is active developing talent within the firm. As a member of the Professional Development, Business Development and Associate Evaluation committees, he helps new associates reach their potential. He is also a former member of the Recruiting Committee and the former chair of the firm's Leadership Academy, a program designed for new associates.

Josh is a frequent speaker at continuing legal education and similar seminars on estate planning, taxation, and probate topics. He has also served as an adjunct lecturer for the West Virginia University College of Law’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Law Clinic and for the Nonprofit Organizations class.


  • West Virginia University College of Law  (J.D., 2005)
    • Order of the Coif
    • West Virginia Law Review, Volume 106, executive research editor
    • Thomas N. Chambers Award in Taxation
  • West Virginia University  (B.S.B.Ad., summa cum laude, 2002)
    • University Honors Scholar

Bar Admissions

  • West Virginia
  • Pennsylvania

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia


  • West Virginia State Bar
  • West Virginia State Bar Probate Committee
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Monongalia County Bar Association
  • Monongalia County Literacy Volunteers
    • Board of Directors
    • President
  • Leadership Monongalia
  • North Central West Virginia Estate Planning Council
    • Board of Directors
    • President
  • Leadership West Virginia, Class of 2015
  • Senior Monongalias, Board of Directors
  • The Foundation of Monongalia General Hospital, Board Member
  • WVU College of Business and Economics, Young Professionals Network, Board Member
  • American College of Trusts and Estates Counsel, fellow
  • Your Community Foundation, Inc., board member


  • West Virginia Rising Stars®
  • West Virginia Super Lawyers®
    • Estate & Trust Litigation (2021)
  • Peer Review Rated AV Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Chambers HNW Guide for Private Wealth Planning 
  • Best Lawyers®
    • Closely Held Companies and Family Business Law (2021-2022)