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Frequently Asked Questions

Berkeley County Lawyers with Decades of Experience

At Sutton & Janelle, PLLC, we prioritize client education. We want you to feel in charge and empowered as we proceed through your case. This means we regularly consult with you regarding your goals, making sure to continually aim our defense, our claim, and our strategy toward achieving those goals. Results can be achieved when attorneys work together with their clients in a transparent partnership. Let us provide you with this service. Contact us to speak to our Berkeley County lawyers to schedule your first meeting with our legal team.

Do you offer free consultations?
We are happy to provide free consultations for certain cases. These cases include: personal injury claims and criminal defense cases. During these consultations, we overview your claim and your goals, then recommend a tactic that best fits your situation.

Can you represent me in court?
If necessary, we are capable and skilled litigators. In some situations, if mediation is an option, we may recommend this as a first resource, as it can help to save you money and stress in the long and short term.

What should I do to help my case?
We often recommend that, as soon as a client begins a legal matter, to turn off all social media. This helps to protect you through the process, as the opposing sides often attempt to use public posts against you. Trust our recommendations for your case, as we are experienced litigators and know the best strategies for any legal matter.

How do I get ahold of you if I have questions about my case?
A unique feature of our law firm is in its small size. We purposefully keep our team minimal, in order to provide you with the best access to the most experienced individuals in our region. We love to quickly respond to our clients and also prioritize personal interaction throughout your case.

Find answers to these questions and more when consulting with our legal team. Contact our Berkeley County attorneys at (304) 867-0049. We have served Martinsburg for more than 20 years, and look forward to assisting you.

Your Experience Matters

Our Current & Past Client Share Their Experience
  • “Mark is the best attorney.”

    Barbara S.

  • “Mark Sutton and his staff were helpful”

    Former Client

  • “He’s knowledgeable and tried to understand my situation well.”


  • “ Divorce and custody battles are never easy but Chris Janelle and his legal assistant Len kept me informed.”

    John H.

  • “No matter what changes there have been in our lives or in business (and there have been numerous!), all we need do is pick up the phone.”

    Renee A.

  • “I felt very confident and relieved and retained them immediately with no regrets.”

    Shannon S.

  • “I understood everything that was going to happen through thorough explanation from Mark. ”


  • “You having nothing to lose and SOOO much to gain by going with Sutton & Janelle”

    Lexis K.

  • “His office staff was professional and polite and provided timely correspondence on very important Hearing dates.”

    Former Client

  • “Mr. Sutton worked diligently to resolve my case and obtain the most favorable outcome I could expect.”

    Former Client

  • “Chris was truly my advocate. He listens, asks good questions to understand the situation, and went the extra mile in helping me through a difficult situation.”

    Micah W.

  • “Thank you, Mark, you are certainly an asset!”

    Former Client

  • “Strong leadership and well-rounded background, Sutton & Janelle earned my highest recommnedation as attorneys at law to the public.”


  • “I highly recommend Chris and his staff when you are looking for someone to assist with those difficult Legal times.”

    Mike C.

  • “Charges dismissed”


What makes Sutton & Janelle, PLLC stand apart from all the rest?

  • 70+ Years Of Collective Legal Experience

    With our extensive experience and proven track record of success, you can be confident in our ability to successfully resolve your complex legal matter next. We have a complete understanding of the laws pertaining to your case and will fight tirelessly in order to exceed your expectations.

  • Personalized Attention Offered To Each Client

    When you enlist our supportive assistance, you will receive the one-on-one attention and individualized support that you deserve. We will not treat you as just another case number. We will not hand your case off to a paralegal. Our attorneys will personally handle each aspect of your case.

  • Boutique Firm Obtaining Large Firm Results

    We will prioritize your satisfaction every step of the way. We genuinely care about your success and will devote our time and energy to your case. We will inform you of your rights and help you make informed decisions. With our legal team in your corner, you may obtain the upper hand in court.

  • You Are Not Just A Case Number To Us

    We will treat you with the care, compassion, and respect that you deserve. We will work to understand your goals on a personal level so that we are better able to achieve them. Your success is our main priority. Let us serve as your zealous and trusted legal advocates.

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