Cassell
& Prinz PLLC

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Our Practice

Cassell & Prinz, PLLC
120 N. George Street, Suite 200
Charles Town, West Virginia 25414
304-728-2012/telephone
304-728-2881/facsimile

(304) 728-2012
                       
Our Attorneys

J. Michael Cassell was admitted to the Bar in Virginia in 1979.  He was admitted to the West Virginia Bar in 1985.  Mr. Cassell has been an attorney in Charles Town, West Virginia since 1985.  He is engaged in the general practice of law with particular emphasis in Land Use and Economic Development Law.  Mr. Cassell maintains a very active practice in Administrative Law Specializing in Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income. 

From 1985 through February 1, 2005, Mr. Cassell was an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Jefferson County.  He was the legal advisor for the County during the development and enactment of the Jefferson County Zoning Ordinance. Mr. Cassell advised the County Commission, the Board of Zoning Appeals and the Planning Commission.  Mr. Cassell also advised the County during the development and enactment of the County Impact Fee Ordinances. 

Mr. Cassell represents many claimants before the Social Security Administration in its Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income cases.  He has over 30 years of experience in the area of Disability Adjudication and Review.  Mr. Cassell can  provide advice and counsel to clients who are working through the difficult disability determination process with the Social Security Administration from initial application through hearings with Administrative Law Judges. 

Mr. Cassell maintains an active membership in the Virginia State Bar and the West Virginia State Bar.  He is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia, the Western District of Virginia and the United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.  Mr. Cassell is also admitted to practice before the United States Court of Federal Claims in Washington, DC.

Mr. Cassell is an active member of Zion Episcopal Church in Charles Town.  He is a member of the Zion Vestry and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Eastern Panhandle Free Clinic.

         
Mr. Cassell graduated from the University of Virginia in 1974 with a BA in History.  He graduated from the Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio, in 1977.  Mr. Cassel and his wife Suellen reside in Charles Town with their three children.



Robin Skinner Prinz
is a native of Western New York State, and received a B.A. in Political Science from Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio and her law degree from State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law.

She has worked as a Congressional staffer, at the Department of Justice including time as a temporary immigration judge, and for the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.  She has been in private practice in Charles Town, West Virginia since 2005.

Ms. Prinz primary area of practice is Family law where she handles adoption, divorce, custody, guardianship, and grandparent visitation matters.  She also does wills and estate planning, represents landlords or tenants in disputes, represents social security disability claimants, does criminal defense work, and DUI and traffic matters.  She finds satisfaction in private practice which allows her to accomplish her law school goal: to help ordinary people get through the legal challenges in their lives.

Ms. Prinz has served on the Board of Directors of United Community Ministries in Alexandria, Virginia, and currently serves as Vice President of the Loudoun Chorale, and as President of the Board of Directors of the Luther Institute, a national organization which seeks to promote open, civil discourse on issues of public policy.  She is active in Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Leesburg, Virginia, where her husband serves as pastor.

Ms. Prinz is admitted to practice in West Virginia, New York, and the District of Columbia.  She is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia, and the Supreme Court of the United States.