Erika Klie Kolenich
Erika Klie Kolenich was admitted to practice law in 2004 and is licensed in state and federal court in West Virginia and Ohio. She is a 2001 graduate of West Virginia Wesleyan College and a 2004 graduate of the University of Akron School of Law. Attorney Kolenich has litigated several hundred civil cases, including personal injury, discrimination and wrongful death cases. She has a proven track record as a skilled trial attorney as well as extensive appellate experience. Ms. Kolenich is also a trained mediator and has completed both basic and advanced mediation education and training. She resides in Buckhannon, West Virginia with her husband and daughter. A very active member of the community, Ms. Kolenich donates several hours of her time to local organizations including the Head Start program and Senior Companions.
West Virginia and Ohio
West Virginia Wesleyan College
Dramatic Arts/Political Science
B.A. – 2001
University of Akron School of Law
- West Virginia Association for Justice
- The American Association for Justice
- Ohio State Bar Association
- Buckhannon Community Theatre, Executive Producer
- Buckhannon Upshur Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors
- Upshur Arts Alliance, President
- Zeta Tau Alpha, Advisor
- Buckhannon Landmarks Commission
Christina J. Rumbach
Christina J. Rumbach is a 2007 graduate of Duquesne University School of Law in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is licensed to practice law in the state of West Virginia. A native of West Virginia, Ms. Rumbach, is a graduate of Lewis County High School. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History with minors in Political Science and Sociology from Glenville State College and her education continued with a Master of Arts degree in Public History from West Virginia University.
Ms. Rumbach has represented clients as a court appointed public defender in the 26th Judicial Circuit of West Virginia. While attending Duquesne University she was admitted to the KidsVoice specialized externship program where she worked with a mentor attorney to provide legal representation to abused, neglected, and at-risk children in the Pittsburgh area. Ms. Rumbach also was a summer intern in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County for Judge Kathleen R. Mulligan.
Prior to entering the legal profession, Ms. Rumbach was the Assistant Director of Genealogy for the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution in Washington, D.C. She remains an active member of the organization. Devoted to volunteerism, Ms. Rumbach is a past board member of the West Virginia Museum of American Glass
Lorena Ellen Waddell
Lorena Ellen Waddell became licensed to practice law in the state of West Virginia in October 2013.
She is a 2013 graduate of West Virginia University College of Law and a 2009 graduate from West Virginia University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy. A West Virginia native, Ms. Waddell graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in Beckley in 2005.
Ms. Waddell has a strong commitment to public service. During her legal education, she was an active member of the West Virginia Public Interest Advocates and the Community Service Council. She has worked as a summer intern for Legal Aid of West Virginia and the West Virginia Public Defender Services. She also participated as a student attorney for the WVU Immigration Law Clinic, where she worked with a mentor attorney to help noncitizens in West Virginia with immigration issues such as asylum, deportation, and other hurdles on the path to US citizenship.