Stephanie Shepherd

Stephanie J. Shepherd joined the firm in March 2015. Prior to joining Shuman, McCuskey and & Slicer, Stephanie practiced civil defense litigation in state and federal court, criminal law, family law and appellate work.  She also assisted in drafting amendments to the Rules of Professional Conduct, and assisted in drafting the Sexual Violence Bench Book and the Child Abuse and Neglect Bench Book, which are routinely used by the circuit judges in this State. At Shuman, McCuskey & Slicer, Stephanie will focus on civil defense litigation.

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Bar Admissions:

  • West Virginia
  • Maryland
  • Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia


  • J.D., West Virginia University College of Law
  • M.A., magna cum laude, West Virginia University
  • B.A., summa cum laude, West Virginia University