About Hatcher Law Office

History and Experience in Huntington, WV


Charles M. Hatcher, Jr.

1946 – 2012

Founder of the firm, Charles M. Hatcher, Jr., set the bar, with 32 years trial and litigation experience. A graduate of the West Virginia University Law School, he spent 20 years working as a special prosecutor in Cabell County West Virginia. He taught Criminal Justice classes at Marshall University and was a featured instructor at seminars nationwide in the areas of crime scene investigation, murder investigation and prosecution, and many other areas of Criminal Procedures to Police, Lawyers and Prosecutors. He prosecuted many high profile murder cases in West Virginia, including those of police officers. He litigated and received MILLION DOLLAR settlements for his clients in many personal injury cases.

His areas of practice included: Personal Injury and Death, Criminal Defense, Car Wrecks, Tractor-trailer Accidents Serious Work Place Accidents, Insurance Disputes, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home Abuse, Sexual Harassment, Divorce & Family Law, and Social Security Disability. He was always well respected in the courtroom for his dedication, experience and professionalism.


Chad Hatcher


Son, Chad Hatcher carries on his father’s legacy in providing legal services to the community. Chad is a graduate of the John Marshall Law School in Atlanta, Georgia. Chad Hatcher has more than 15 years of experience in Trial and Civil Litigation, and his areas of practice include:

  • Car Wrecks/Accidents
  • Criminal Defense
  • Insurance Disputes
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Personal Injury & Death
  • Serious Workplace Accidents
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Tractor Trailer Accidents

Licensed to practice in West Virginia & Georgia, Chad Hatcher has the experience you need in criminal and civil matters.