Daniel T. Booth
Daniel T. Booth is a native West Virginian, who graduated cum laude from Union College in 1982 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English. Mr. Booth received his Juris Doctor in 1985 from The Dickinson School of Law. Licensed to practice law in West Virginia and Pennsylvania, Mr. Booth is admitted to the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals; the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia; the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals; and the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.
He is a member of the West Virginia Bar Association, the West Virginia State Bar, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Commercial Law League of America (CLLA), The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI), the American Collectors' Association (ACA International), the National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys (NARCA), and the American Alliance of Creditors Attorneys (AACA).
He formerly served as President and Treasurer of the Berkeley County Bar Association. Currently, Mr. Booth serves as the Chair of the Member Attorney Program of the ACA.
Having been previously employed by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry and as a Law Clerk for the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, Mr. Booth joined the law firm of Martin & Seibert, L.C. in 1987. He was responsible for the operation of the Commercial and Consumer Law Department from 1987 through 1999. On June 4, 1999, Daniel T. Booth entered into a partnership with Christopher J. McCarthy, the second most senior attorney of the Collections Department at Martin & Seibert, L.C., to focus in the practice areas of creditors' rights, bankruptcy, and commercial and consumer collections.
Christopher J. McCarthy
Christopher J. McCarthy focuses his practice on the representation of local, state and national creditors in courts throughout the State of West Virginia. Mr. McCarthy was admitted to the Ohio Bar in 1994 and practiced as in-house counsel for a real estate development company, in Columbus, Ohio. He was admitted to the West Virginia Bar in 1996 and practiced in the area of creditors rights for the law firm Martin & Seibert, L.C.. In 1998, Mr. McCarthy was promoted to managing attorney of the Commercial and Consumer Law Department. In 1999, Mr. McCarthy co-founded the law firm of Booth & McCarthy.
AREAS OF CONCENTRATION:
Mr. McCarthy has represented local, state and national creditors in cases involving:
Commercial and consumer collection issues
Commercial and consumer bankruptcy issues
Fair Debt Collection Practices Act disputes
West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act disputes
Credit card delinquencies
Creditors Rights issues
Collection of business accounts
ADMITTED TO PRACTICE:
Mr. McCarthy is admitted to practice before the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, the Ohio Supreme Court and the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia.
PROFESSIONAL AND CIVIC ASSOCIATIONS
Mr. McCarthy is a member of the West Virginia State Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and the Harrison County Bar Association. He is a member of the Commercial Law League f America, The National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys, and the Healthcare Financial Management Association. Mr. McCarthy serves as a Police Commissioner for the Bridgeport Police Department in Bridgeport, West Virginia, and is a member of the Harrison County Chamber of Commerce.
Mr. McCarthy received his legal education from the West Virginia University College of Law, where he served as a member of the Moot Court Board. He graduated from the University of Dayton, with Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science.