David O. Moye, Attorney at Law
David O. Moye was born on June 22, 1964 in Princeton, WV. He grew up on a small farm in Mercer County and graduated from Matoaka High School in 1982. Following graduation from high school he enrolled at Concord College in Athens, WV. After three years of attending Concord, he enlisted in the U.S. Army.
David served as an Infantryman at Ft. Benning, GA in the 197th Infantry Brigade. He was Honorably Discharged in 1988 and returned to Mercer County, WV. For two years, he was employed with Volvo-GM in Dublin, VA where he worked as a material expeditor. During his employment with Volvo, David pursued completion of his Bachelor’s Degree from Bluefield State College in Bluefield, WV. He graduated in 1989 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science. Following graduation, David applied to the West Virginia State Police for a position as a State Trooper.
On April 1, 1990, David was sworn in as a cadet at the WV State Police Academy. Following graduation in November, 1990, he was stationed in Cabell County, WV where he began his law enforcement career. While in Cabell County, he also earned a degree from Marshall University in Applied Police Science. In 1991 David was transferred to Lincoln County WV. He became a lead investigator at the Hamlin Detachment, and personally investigated major crimes, including numerous murders. In 1994 he was nominated as the Trooper of the Year for personally investigating and solving four murders. He remained in Lincoln County until May, 1996, when he applied for Law School admission at Ohio Northern University in Ada, OH.
In August, 1996, David began Law School, while working for the Ada, OH police department. He graduated in December, 1998 after attending summer sessions to graduate early. He then moved with his family back to Cabell County, WV and began employment with the Putnam County Prosecutor’s Office as an assistant prosecutor. After only one year as prosecutor, David opened a private law practice, Moye Law Office, in Putnam County where he has continued to work since 2000.
David operates as a diverse practitioner in a general practice. However, his emphasis is in the areas of Criminal Law and Family Law. He has defended numerous murder cases, and hundreds of DUI and Divorce cases.
Hobbies include primarily hunting and fishing. He has always enjoyed and appreciated the outdoors and enjoys all outdoor activities.
David is married to Beverly Moye, has three sons, one step-son, two daughters, two grandsons, and a granddaughter.
- Bluefield State College Bachelor’s degree 1989
- Marshall University Applied Police Science 1990
- Ohio Northern University Juris Doctor 1998
To meet with David O. Moye, call Moye Law Office at 304-586-1251. You may also complete a contact form and our office will be in touch with you as soon as possible.