Located and practicing in Martinsburg and throughout Eastern West Virginia
Located and practicing in Martinsburg and throughout Eastern West Virginia

Cinda L. Scales

  • Owner
Martinsburg, WV





Cinda L. Scales is an attorney practicing in the eastern panhandle of West Virginia. Ms. Scales was admitted to the practice of law in 1989. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Law. In additional she has a Masters of Business Administration and Masters of Applied Psychology from Shippensburg University. She received her Bachelor's Degree from Shepherd University in Business Administration. She is admitted to practice law in West Virginia and Maryland.  Ms. Scales was a professor at Shepherd University teaching courses in business and law for much of her career, but now focuses solely on practicing law and serving her clients.

Areas Of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Domestic Relations
  • Custody
  • Divorce
  • Adoption
  • Bankruptcy
  • Wills
  • Child Support

Litigation Percentage

  • 95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • West Virginia, 1989
  • Maryland, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of West Virginia, 1989


  • University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland
    • J.D. - 1989
  • Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
    • M.B.A. - 1983
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Business
  • Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
    • Masters of Applied Psychology - 1983
    • Honors: With Honors
  • Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, West Virginia
    • B.S. - 1981
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Business Administration

Representative Cases


  • Former associate professor of business administration at Shepherd University

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • West Virginia State Bar Association, 1989 to Present
  • Maryland State Bar Association, 1991 to Present
  • Tri-County Family Bar Association, 2008 to Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Blue Ridge Outlets, General Counsel, 1991 to 1994
  • Askin, Pill Scales and Burke, Associate, 1991 to 1995


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