Paula Jo Veltri, a native to the Appalachian mountains, graduated from Morehead State University, summa cum laude, in 2015 before attending The University of Richmond School of Law on a full tuition scholarship, where she graduated with honors in 2018. Upon completion of her education, Paula Jo was ecstatic to return home to the mountains to serve her people as a legal advocate. Paula Jo has worked in insurance, mass torts, medical malpractice, construction, family, energy, anti-terrorism, and personal injury law. During law school, Paula Jo worked on mass tort Monsanto litigation which resulted in a $240 million jury verdict.
Since coming to Charleston, Paula Jo has enjoyed serving her community through the Junior League and loves making music with her sisters in WomanSong.
- West Virginia, 2018
- U.S. District Court Southern District West Virginia, 2018
- U.S. District Court Northern District West Virginia, 2019
- CALI Award for Pretrial Litigation and Insurance Law