Cheston Roberts is an attorney at Mike Slocumb Law Firm’s Charleston, West Virginia office. An accomplished lawyer, he dedicates his practice to liability disputes and personal injury cases involving motor vehicle accidents, slip and falls, and wrongful death. In every instance, he is committed to helping victims of serious injuries fight for fair compensation, as well as the justice they are owed.
Mr. Roberts grew up in Charleston, West Virginia. He earned his undergraduate degree in accounting from West Virginia University in 2013 before going on to receive his master’s in accounting in 2014. Following this, he attended the Appalachian School of Law in Grundy, Virginia, graduating with his J.D. in 2017.
In his legal practice, Mr. Roberts utilizes a highly personalized and attentive approach to building attorney-client relationships. He works directly with his clients to help them break down large issues into manageable goals. He understands that people often come to him feeling overwhelmed by everything from high medical bills to vehicle repair costs to lost wages, physical pain, emotional suffering, and more. Mr. Roberts is there to help his clients sort through the details and develop plans to aggressively pursue maximum compensation so that they can heal and move forward with their lives.
Mr. Roberts is proud to have several defining moments in his career, including representing a 93-year-old woman who was injured after falling in a restaurant. The case had stalled for almost a year before he took it on, but Mr. Roberts was able to recover a settlement for the woman about a year later and, ultimately, delivered the check to his client in person.
Mr. Roberts is a member of the West Virginia Bar and the West Virginia Association for Justice.
Outside of work, he is a dedicated WVU sports fan, as well as a certified WVSSAC referee for high school football, volleyball, and basketball. Additionally, he serves as a judge for the WV Athletic Commission for boxing and mixed martial arts events. In the winter he coaches a youth basketball team of 5th, 6th, and 7th graders, and he volunteers hundreds of hours a year coaching a youth basketball team, from early October through early March in practices, games, and team events. His work as a sports referee makes him a well-known figure throughout many diverse communities in the Charleston area.