Social WorkerCarol Neeley is a licensed Social Worker with the firm's Pittsburgh and West Virginia Offices.
Carol supports the firm’s regional personal injury and national mass tort clients. Carol received her Bachelor’s degree in social work from Bethany College and brings to the firm years of experience as a patient advocate and Admissions Director for a regional nursing home. She left her extensive career as a patient advocate for the elderly to help her son, Managing Partner Eric Chaffin, open the firm’s West Virginia office. Carol is known around the office as “Mom.” Carol has two sons, Eric and Tom, and six grandkids, who she enjoys spending her spare time with.
For 2018, Carol nominated the Children’s Fund Backpack Program by the Brooke Hancock Family Resource Center. Hancock County Schools provide free breakfast and lunch to all children in the schools Monday through Friday. This program provides and discreetly distributes food to children on Fridays who may not have a meal until they return to school on Monday.
For 2019, Carol nominated the Yellow Ribbon Girls. Operated by all volunteers, the donations are used to purchase much-needed supplies and postage to send care packages to deployed soldiers. Carol is an active volunteer for the Yellow Ribbon Girls; her favorite part of volunteering is hearing the heartwarming messages of thanks from the troops.