Caleb B. David

Mr. David joined the firm in 2015 as an Associate in the Charleston office. Mr. David’s practice at Shuman, McCuskey & Slicer focuses primarily on insurance-related defense matters.

Mr. David attended law school at Washington and Lee University. Mr. David participated in the John W. Davis Appellate Advocacy Competition and in the Client Counseling Competition, in which he mentored younger law students. Additionally, Mr. David was a member of the Black Lung Legal Clinic, a specialized clinic in which he assisted West Virginia coal miners in their claims for federal black lung benefits.

Mr. David holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Washington & Jefferson College. While at Washington & Jefferson College, Mr. David graduated with summa cum laude honors. He also was honored with the W. Edward Sell Distinguished Service Award for his dedication to the College’s Pre-legal Society.

English Bulldogs, Maggie and Winston
Years in Boy Scouts, earned rank of Eagle Scout
Years in Wrestling


Bar Admissions

  • West Virginia
  • Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia


  • J.D., Washington and Lee University School of Law
  • B.A., summa cum laude , Washington & Jefferson College
    • Major: Political Science

Published Works

“Assimilation: Removing the Scarlet Letter”, Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty

“Social Capital in the Legal World: How Young Attorneys Can Learn Lessons from Entrepreneurship.” Defense Research Institute, For the Defense, March 2017


  • Federalist Society


  • John W. Davis Appellate Advocacy Competition
  • Client Counseling Competition
  • Black Lung Legal Clinic


  • Black Lung Clinic Award
  • Poverty Law Seminar Award