SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. (WVVA) A Beckley attorney for the underserved officially announces his campaign for West Virginia’s Attorney General.
Sam Petsonk, a Democrat, made the announcement in front of friends, family, and supporters at his family’s home place in Summersville on Saturday.
Born in Morgantown, W.Va., his past experience includes work volunteering for Americorp in Mullens, and as a legislative staffer for the late Sen. Robert C. Byrd.
Petsonk also has six years of experience as an attorney at Mountain State Justice, a non-profit legal center with an office in Beckley. His areas of expertise include labor, energy, and coal miner issues.
Petsonk is a graduate of the Washington and Lee School of Law.