Barbara Allen-Samples

Barbara A. Samples serves as Of Counsel with Hendrickson & Long, PLLC. Barbie graduated cum laude from Wake Forest University in 1988. She then continued her education there, receiving her law degree in 1991. Barbie became licensed to practice law in West Virginia later that year, and is one of the top lawyers in WV Civil Litigation.

Barbie provides skilled legal representation in several practice areas, focusing on appellate law, civil litigation, and mineral rights law. Barbie also has years of experience in asbestos defense, personal injury law, mass tort litigation, and toxic tort litigation.

Barbie is a member of the Energy & Mineral Law Foundation.

When you need a WV civil litigation lawyer with broad-based experience, Barbara Allen Samples fits the bill.

Practice Areas

Appellate Law, Civil Litigation, Mineral Rights Law


J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law, 1991

B.A., cum laude, Wake Forest University, 1988

Bar Admissions

Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia

United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia

United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia

North Carolina State Bar

United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina

 Affiliations and Community Involvement

Member, Energy & Mineral Law Foundation

Representative Cases

Leggett v. EQT Prod. Co., No. 1:13CV4 (N.D. W. Va. Mar. 17, 2015)

King v. West Virginia’s Choice, Inc., No. 13-1255 (W. Va. Nov. 7, 2014)

Continental Cas. Co. v. Am. Home Assur. Co., 2010 WL 1417812 (S.D. W. Va. Apr. 2, 2010)