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Licensed in West Virginia, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Kentucky. Serving clients nationwide since 1991.

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We have achieved the highest rating of AV from Martindale Hubbell. Our multiple multi-million dollar results have earned us membership in the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. We are an aggressive and relentless law firm with a track record of winning since 1991. That is why we have so many former clients referring their family and friends to us. Call us anytime for free confidential phone advice.

- Chris Heavens

Trial Law Services

Residents of Charleston, West Virginia and the surrounding areas have unique legal needs, particularly when it comes to personal injury. Heavens Law Firm founder Chris Heavens is dedicated to meeting those needs and adding a personal touch that makes his firm and services stand out from those of other personal injury attorneys in the area.

Charleston is the capital of the state and its residents are often employed in government work or by one of the major industries of the area: healthcare, chemical, coal mining and shale and natural gas drilling. This means that many Charleston residents may need assistance with work-related injury claims and/or employment termination issues.

Of course, car accidents, slip and fall accidents and other types of personal injury are also common. Chris Heavens has litigated in all of these areas of law throughout the state, including the coalfield region down south, the mountain region on the Virginia border, the northern panhandle and the eastern panhandle. While Heavens Law Firm is based in Charleston, Chris Heavens knows the local and federal courthouses and has legal connections in virtually every county in the state

Upper Chichester, Pennsylvania is a city located between Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Wilmington, Delaware. As part of the I-95 corridor, Upper Chichester is relatively populous, although the city itself boasts a “home town” feel. Upper Chichester is located next to Marcus Hook, the location of several large oil refineries. Heavens Law Firm serves a wide array of clientele, from blue- collar workers in Marcus Hook and the surrounding industrial areas to professionals in Garnet Valley, Glen Mills and the expanding suburbs of Chester County.

The people of Upper Chichester and surrounding areas can seek legal counsel from large firms in Philadelphia, but often choose the services of Heavens Law Firm because of a referral or a personal connection to Chris Heavens.

People who desire a personal one-on-one relationship with a local attorney may choose Heavens Law Firm over a big city law firm. We are comfortable in our skin and cultivate our niche as a small town law firm that can successfully litigate cases against any opponent. But don’t take our word for it; look at our results.

Chris Heavens was raised in Upper Chichester. The Heavens family has strong ties to the local community and is very active in local community activities such as youth sports and charities. We know the people of our local community and that knowledge helps us relate to our clients and to judges and juries.

Client Reviews

Chris is a great lawyer who fights for his client with a vengeance and leaves no stone unturned. I’ve seen him in court over the past 25 years as a court reporter, and I would definitely use him if I needed an attorney. He has a proven track record and much respect in the legal community.

Lynne Homan

My husband and I contacted Chris Heavens because of his reputation for integrity and professionalism, but what we got in the process was a true friend! From the very beginning he was genuinely concerned for our well-being. If you are looking for a caring, compassionate group of people to help you through a very difficult situation, then look no further! I would recommend Chris Heavens to everyone I know.

Amanda Wellman

“Our house exploded and caught on fire. We were injured and lost everything. There were news reports saying that the explosion was caused by a meth lab, and our family was being slandered in the news media. We hired Chris Heavens and he put together a legal team of experts who proved that the explosion and fire were caused by a propane leak. He filed suit and won our case against some very big corporations. I can’t say enough positive things about how well Chris Heavens and his staff treated my family. I highly recommend Chris Heavens and his firm.”

Tacy Patterson

Approximately three years ago, Chris settled a case involving our son, who is physically disabled.  Chris always performed his legal duties in a professional and understanding manner.  Not only was Chris concerned with our legal situation, but also that of our personal well-being.  Even after our case was resolved, and his obligations met, Chris continued to maintain contact with our family.  He even went so far as to send our son a gift of a handicap assessable ATV.  We were completely satisfied with the services he provided for our family.

We have continued to contact Chris for advice with various legal issues, which have arisen since the time of our original case.  He has earned our faith and trust, and we accept the legal advice he provides.  Our experiences with Chris have helped to renew our faith in the legal system….

Leon and Trudy Sponaugle

I have known and employed Mr. Heavens since before he went into private practice. Once he began practicing on his own, I immediately hired him to handle a substantial caseload for the West Virginia Special Investigative Unit. I did so because I knew Chris to be of the highest character, and knew from experience that his professionalism and attention to detail was unparalleled. It must be noted that I have never been associated with an attorney who was so effective in getting results. Without question, Mr. Heavens was the finest attorney ever utilized within this unit at State Farm….

Goldie C. Rhodes, Team Manager, Special Investigation Unit, State Farm Insurance Companies, former client

The Six Competitive Edges of Heavens Law

  • 1 Chris Heavens is rated AV Preeminent by the Martindale Hubbell Legal Directory. This rating system comes from anonymous surveys of lawyers and judges who have had personal experience with Chris Heavens. Less than 5% of lawyers in America qualify for this highest rating.
  • 2 Chris Heavens began his career in 1991 representing corporations and insurance companies. His clients benefit from his unique understanding of how the opposition thinks and what motivates them.
  • 3 Heavens Law Firm is not a settlement mill, we are a litigation firm. We take only those cases that we feel are legally and morally justified to present to a jury. We specialize in West Virginia, New Jersey and Pennsylvania Auto Accidents and Personal Injury Claims.
  • 4 Heavens Law Firm provides client service that some firms cannot or will not provide. Chris Heavens provides his cell phone number to all new clients of the firm.
  • 5 Heavens Law Firm provides free confidential phone consulations to all people. The firm works on contigent fee arrangements. Our clients pay nothing unless we are successful.
  • 6 70% of Heavens Law Firm clients come from referrals of former clients, family and friends. The people who have experience with us are our best advertisement. Don't take our word for it; read the testimonials section of our web site to see what our former clients say about us.
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Pennsylvania Office

2312 Chichester Ave Boothwyn, PA 19061

Phone: 610-485-7989

Fax: 610-485-7872

West Virginia Office

2438 Kanawha Blvd East Charleston, WV 25311

Phone: 304-346-0464

Fax: 304-345-5775

Philadelphia Office

2401 Pennsylvania Avenue Suite 1C41 Philadelphia, PA 19130

Phone: (267) 519-8960

Fax: 610-485-7872