About the firm
When looking for a trial lawyer, many people look for an attorney who is fearless in the courtroom and personable in the office. Whether it’s legal representation for a criminal matter or a personal injury situation, they want to know their attorney is on their side, fighting to protect their interests and legal rights.
Lance Rollo is such an attorney. Having served the greater Morgantown and north-central West Virginia region, attorney Lance Rollo combines personal attention with aggressive courtroom representation. All to obtain the best outcomes for his clients. He is prepared to take his clients’ cases as far as necessary to obtain the results they desire.
Experience with Personal Service
With 20+ years of legal experience, Lance Rollo can provide one-on-one service for his clients in a variety of areas. As a trial lawyer, first and foremost, he handles cases in criminal law, personal injury and DUI – including felonies, property crimes, assault, drugs and domestic violence. He also handles cases of divorce and family law, civil law and litigation.
Clients work directly with Lance on all aspects of their case. He will explain the options and what to expect as their case proceeds. Knowing that a good lawyer is one that is always accessible, Lance Rollo is committed to providing frequent status updates for his clients and being responsive to their questions.
Trusted and Respected in the Community
Any legal issue or lawsuit can be an emotional undertaking – especially criminal cases. Attorney Lance Rollo’s smart and sensitive service is widely respected in the local community. Former clients regularly refer friends and family members to him for their legal service needs. They recommend him based on their observation of him in the courtroom, through the personal level of attention and service he provided and the final outcome of their case.
“I was very pleased with the quality, attentiveness and responsiveness of Lance Rollo’s services. I found Lance to be very knowledgeable on business law matters as they came up, and a real expert in personal Injury. I highly recommend his services if you ever need an attorney for personal injury, DUI, or criminal defense.”
Meet Lance E. Rollo | Attorney At Law
Lance is a life-long resident of Morgantown. Upon graduating from West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, Lance began his professional career with a local bank, serving in various capacities. Lance then took a position with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency as a federal bank examiner.
However, the practice of law was always Lance’s passion so, after leaving his government position Lance entered law school where he was a member of the College of Law’s Law Review program. Lance garnered several academic awards while in law school and, upon graduation, Lance opened his own practice in Morgantown in October, 2003.
Lance’s practice consists primarily of criminal defense, personal injury litigation, civil litigation, and family law, where he has represented hundreds of clients in various types of criminal and civil cases. Lance has been named as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers and a Top 40 Under 40 Attorney by the National Trial Lawyers Association. Lance is also a member of the National College for DUI Defense, a national college of the top DUI lawyers in the country.
When not at work, Lance enjoys attending West Virginia University football and basketball games, golfing, spending time with family and friends, and traveling to new and interesting locations.
WVU – BSBA Accounting, 1992
West Virginia School of Banking
WVU College of Law, Doctor of Jurisprudence – 2003
Admitted to: West Virginia Supreme Court
United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia
United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
United States 4th Circuit Court of Appeals
Awards & Recognitions
Super Lawyer Rising Star 2011- 2013 – While only five percent of the lawyers in the state are named Super Lawyers, less than 2.5 percent of attorneys in the state are named to the Rising Star list. Attorney Lance Rollo has made the list for two years.
WV DUI Defense Attorneys – WV DUI Defense Attorneys is a professional organization comprised of top DUI attorneys in the state of West Virginia. It is dedicated to ensuring fair and aggressive DUI representation.
Member National College for DUI Defense – The National College for DUI Defense®, Inc. (NCDD) is a professional, non-profit corporation dedicated to the improvement of the criminal defense bar, and to the dissemination of information to the public about DUI Defense Law as a specialty area of law practice.
Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Practitioner – Lance Rollo is certified from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration / International Association of Chiefs of Police Advisory Committee as a Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Practitioner.