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Marcia A. Broughton


Marcia Allen Broughton is a Member in the Banking industry group, focusing primarily on tax and trusts and estates. She practices out of the Firm's office in Bridgeport, West Virginia.

Marcia prides herself on taking a personal approach when it comes to working with her clients. She takes their concerns seriously and works to achieve their goals.


  • Best Lawyers'® Business Edition - “Women in Law” (2017)
  • Best Lawyers’® Bridgeport, West Virginia, Trusts and Estates - “Lawyer of the Year” (2017) 
  • Best Lawyers’® Morgantown, West Virginia, Tax Law - “Lawyer of the Year” (2016)
  • Best Lawyers’® Morgantown, West Virginia, Trusts and Estates - “Lawyer of the Year” (2014) 
  • The American Lawyer Magazine - Women Leaders in Law (2013)
  • West Virginia Super Lawyers® - Estate Planning & Probate Law (2007-2018)
  • The Best Lawyers in America© - Litigation, Trusts and Estates and Tax Law (2005-2019) 
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV rated since 1992

Work History

  • Jackson Kelly PLLC (2003-Present)
  • Johnson, Simmerman & Broughton, LC (1994-2002) 
  • Bowles, Rice, McDavid, Graff & Love (1994)
  • Allen, Johnson & Simmerman (1987-1995)
  • Marcia Allen, Attorney at Law (1980-1987)
  • Steptoe & Johnson (1979-1980)


  • Tax
  • Trusts & Estates


  • Banking


  • Georgetown University Law Center (LL.M. in Taxation, 1983) 
  • West Virginia University College of Law (J.D., 1979)
  • West Virginia University (B.S. in Accounting, 1976)


  • West Virginia (1979)
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of West Virginia (1980) 
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia (1979) 
  • West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals (1979)
  • U.S. Tax Court (1979)

Professional Organizations

  • West Virginia Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • American College of Trust & Estate Counsel, Fellow 
  • American Bar Association, Fellow
  • West Virginia Society of CPAs


  • West Virginia University Foundation, Board Member, Secretary 
  • West Virginia University Accounting Advisory Council 
  • Robinson Grand Theater, Steering Committee