Kevin Cimino serves as Deputy General Counsel at West Virginia University. As a Deputy General Counsel, Kevin primarily focuses on compliance related matters including issues surrounding Title IX, the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, and the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act; student related issues and activities, including student conduct and academic integrity; University police matters; and assisting with the University’s Threat Assessment and Coordination Team and the University’s CARE Team.
Before joining WVU in 2010, Kevin was Of Counsel to the Law Offices of Benjamin B. Ware, PLLC in Morgantown, West Virginia. At the Law Offices of Benjamin B. Ware, PLLC, Kevin concentrated on personal injury cases, employment law matters, and represented individuals in various criminal and administrative proceedings.
From September 2008 until January 2010, Kevin worked as an associate in the litigation section of Jackson Kelly, PLLC in Morgantown. With Jackson Kelly, he represented a variety of clients, including individuals involved in employment-related matters, small local businesses, and some of the area’s largest companies. Prior to entering private practice, Kevin served as a federal judicial law clerk for the Honorable Thomas E. Johnston, United States District Judge for the Southern District of West Virginia.
In 2006, Kevin graduated Order of the Coif from the West Virginia University College of Law and, in 2003, he graduated magna cum laude from The College of New Jersey (formerly Trenton State College) in Ewing, New Jersey. While in law school, he served both as an Executive Research Editor for the West Virginia Law Review and as a teaching assistant for the Legal Research and Writing program.