Steven Robert Bratke was born in 1964 in Nashville, Tennessee but has resided in West Virginia since 1970. He is a 1986 graduate from West Virginia University with a B.S. B. Ad. having studied corporate financing and a 1989 graduate from the West Virginia University School of Law. He was admitted to the West Virginia and United States District Court, Northern and Southern Districts in 1989, the United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 1996, and the United States Supreme Court 1998. He was also admitted to the Ohio bar in 1998.
Steve is the resident director of firm’s Parkersburg, West Virginia office. While the firm offers a full range of legal services, Steve practices in the areas of general civil litigation, collections, criminal law, insurance liability, insurance coverage defense, insurance litigation, environmental litigation, personal injury, wrongful death, and professional negligence and malpractice. He is additionally in charge of the firms statewide collection practice.
Steve is a member of the Harrison and Wood County Bar Association and the West Virginia State Bar.
On a personal note he is married to Monica his wife of 20 years and has two teenage children. He is active in Church as Moderator of Vienna Baptist Church and has held a number of coaching positions, coaching both Football and Wrestling, on the youth league and secondary school level.