Julian P. Pecora


Julian is an associate whose practice focuses on litigation. He has experience in medical malpractice and commercial litigation. Julian is familiar with taking depositions and attending hearings as well. He received his J.D. from West Virginia University College of Law. Participation as counsel of record in a reported opinion of the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia (State ex rel. Hope Clinic, PLLC v. McGraw, 245 W. Va. 171, 174, 858 S.E.2d 221, 224 (2021).

While in law school, he studied abroad in Geneva, Switzerland. He was a federal summer law clerk for The Honorable Michael J. Aloi for the Northern District of West Virginia and a Rule 10 attorney for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of West Virginia. He was a member of the United States Supreme Court Clinic where he was one the authors of a successful brief submitted to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the designated presenter had oral argument been requested. Julian graduated from the WVU College of Law in 2020. He graduated in the top 12 percent of his law school class and was the best student in six of his classes. Each year he was awarded for having outstanding leadership and character.

Julian founded Counsel Connections, a group dedicated to retaining young professional talent in West Virginia. Other community involvement activities for Julian include being a board member of the Huntington Young Professional Committee and serving as a volunteer fundraising Ambassador for United Way of the River Cities. Julian is an alumnus of two prestigious national programs: The United States Senate Youth Program and American Legion Boys Nation, where he met with President Obama twice in the white house and was featured on CSPAN. While in college, Julian addressed the West Virginia House of Delegates during the session while he interned for the state legislature.  In 2023, Julian was selected to represent the United States in Germany, E.U., and NATO as a young professional leader in the United States for the Atlantik-Brucke New Bridge Program Fellowship. Julian is only the second West Virginian ever to be selected. Julian is on the Young Lawyers Section Board for the West Virginia State Bar.


  • West Virginia University College of Law  (J.D., 2020)
    • Order of the Barristers
    • National Moot Court Team
    • Best Brief Award at Regional Moot Competition
    • Patrick Duffy Koontz Award
    • Awarded six CALI Awards of Excellence for outstanding academic achievement in various law subjects.
    • WVU Law 1L Scholarship, Character, and Activism Award
  • Fairmont State College  (B.A., summa cum laude, 2017)
    • Political Science
    • Minor, National Security and Intelligence
    • Political Science Achievement Award
    • Student commencement speaker for graduation
    • Two-time Forensic student of the year

Bar Admissions

  • West Virginia

Court Admissions

  • 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
    • Board Member of Young Lawyers Section
  • Huntington Young Professional Committee
    • Board Member
  • United Way of the River Cities
    • Fundraising ambassador
  • Upnext Charlie West
  • Atlantik-Brücke
  • Counsel Connections
    • Founder
  • Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia
  • Board Member at The Children’s Place, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the welfare of children.