Phillip Estep

Phillip Estep

Charleston, West Virginia
866-617-0522 (Toll-Free)

Phillip Estep dedicates his practice to protecting hard-working West Virginians in both state and federal courts and administrative forums, including the West Virginia Human Rights Commission.

Prior to becoming a plaintiff's attorney, Phillip practiced for several years at West Virginia's largest defense litigation firm, defending numerous private and public corporations and entities in various matters, including employment, personal injury, and commercial litigation. During this time, he also served as a city attorney to a West Virginia municipality and advised numerous municipalities on both employment and liability issues.

From 2014 to 2016, he served as the chairman of the Labor and Employment Section of the Defense Trial Counsel-West Virginia's civil litigation defense organization.

Because of his diverse experience, Phillip has gained valuable knowledge and experience from representing clients on "both sides." He regularly uses his defense experience to better serve West Virginia workers.

Outside of the office, Phillip is actively involved in the community. He serves as the chairman of the Roark Sullivan Lifeway Center, a nonprofit organization that provides services to homeless veterans. He also serves on the advisory board for the Charleston Boys and Girls Club. Recently, he was appointed by the West Virginia State Board of Education to serve on its Commission for Professional Teaching Standards. Phillip enjoys spending time with his two dogs and volunteering at the local humane society.

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of West Virginia


  • West Virginia University College of Law, Morgantown, West Virginia
    • J.D. cum laude - 2010
    • Honors: Mountain Honoree
    • Honors: President, Student Bar Association
    • Honors: Appalachian Clinical Law Program Attorney (2009-2010)
  • West Virginia University
    • B.S. cum laude - 2007
    • Major: Business Administration, Marketing

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • West Virginia Defense Trial Counsel, Chairman, 2014 - 2016

Pro Bono Activities

  • Chairman, Roark Sullivan Lifeway Center
  • Advisory Board, Member of the Charleston Boys and Girls Club
  • Commission for Professional Teaching Standards, West Virginia State Board of Education