The Ted Kanner Law Office

The Ted Kanner Law Office

Representing clients in personal injury and auto accident claims for 35 years

Firm Overview

At The Ted Kanner Law Office, our focus is on people. Our goals are to protect the rights and interests of our clients and to pursue justice and fair compensation for them. Attorney Ted Kanner has 35 years of experience effectively and efficiently providing clients in Charleston and throughout West Virginia with strategic, creative solutions to their legal issues. Ted has earned an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

The Ted Kanner Law Office can help you approach an otherwise intimidating situation in a positive way. As a trained and experienced mediator, and former President of the West Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Ted is a skilled negotiator who can help you obtain the best possible settlements. You will experience the diligence, reliability and commitment to client service that have made us one of the most trusted law offices in Charleston.

Applying practical knowledge and dedication to obtain results for our clients:
Ted Kanner is experienced in assisting clients with many kinds of legal challenges in their personal and business lives. His practice focuses on:
-Personal injury and wrongful death
-Insurance claims
-Vehicular accident law
-Estate planning
-Commercial law

Along with his legal assistant, Tonya Shamblin, Ted Kanner works with his clients to obtain a clear understanding of their situations and their goals. At The Ted Kanner Law Office, we believe in jointly developing appropriate strategies to address unique legal issues.

Client-centric services:
Ted Kanner is committed to handling every case personally. At The Ted Kanner Law Office, your case is never passed off to associates. Mr. Kanner works directly with every client he represents. He is dedicated to maintaining open lines of communication so that you are fully informed at all times about any significant developments in your case.
Main Office
Main Office
606 Virginia Street, East, Suite 100
Charleston  WV  25301
  • (304) 343-6300
  • (304) 343-0639
Personal Injury
Charleston firm helping victims recover for their losses
At The Ted Kanner Law Office, we have 35 years of experience successfully helping injured clients recover just compensation for losses resulting from auto accidents, medical malpractice, unsafe products, dangerous drugs, slips and falls, unsafe work conditions and other acts of negligence.

The Ted Kanner Law Office is also experienced in representing clients in property damage claims resulting from accidents, fires, flooding and other calamities.

Seeking just compensation for injuries:
Personal injury claims are brought by victims who suffer physical or psychological injury directly due to another person's negligence. At The Ted Kanner Law Office, we employ a practical, professional approach to ensure that our clients obtain full and fair recovery for their injuries, including damages for their past and future medical bills, lost income, emotional distress, and pain and suffering. We use our extensive civil litigation experience, our knowledge about insurance company tactics and our skills at settlement negotiation to obtain the best possible recovery for our clients.

Personalized legal guidance:
At The Ted Kanner Law Office in Charleston, the client's interests are our priority. We provide personalized legal guidance at every step of your case, updating you on progress and fully informing you about the legal strategy and recovery options available.

We consult with knowledgeable and respected experts to assist with case preparation. With the assistance of physicians, trauma doctors, pharmacists, chiropractors, forensics engineers, mechanics and accident reconstruction analysts, we are skilled at negotiating the best possible settlements. At trial, these experts are available to deliver clear, professional testimony.

Protecting your claim:
West Virginia law sets limits on the amount of time you have to file a personal injury claim. Consult an experienced personal injury attorney as soon as possible so your claim is filed within crucial statutory deadlines. By investigating your claim immediately, Ted Kanner helps ensure that valuable evidence remains available and witnesses' memories remain fresh.
Wrongful Death
The Ted Kanner Law Office will represent your Wrongful Death legal matters.
Practice Areas:
-Personal Injury
-Estate Planning & Probate

Ted M. Kanner


Ted has earned an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas:
-Personal Injury
-Civil Litigation
-Business Law
-Estate Planning
-Commercial Law

-West Virginia and U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
-U.S. Tax Court
-U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit

-Charleston (WV) High School, 1971
-Boston University, B.S., Accounting, 1975
-West Virginia University, J.D., 1978

Associations & memberships:
-The West Virginia State Bar
-West Virginia Association for Justice (Parliamentarian, 1986-1987; Secretary, 1987-1988; Treasurer, 1988-1989; Second Vice President, 1989-1990; First Vice President/President Elect, 1990-1991; President, 1991-1992)

Biographical details:
Harvard Law School, Program of Instruction for Lawyers, 1980 and 1981
  • West Virginia University
    Juris Doctorate , 1978