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.
2022: Carol’s Chaffin Luhana Foundation charity donation was to Light of Life Rescue Mission, Pittsburgh this year. Carol was inspired to choose Light of Life Rescue Mission after she saw a piece on the news highlighting the organization’s efforts to help those who are homeless.
2021: Carol nominated Wheeling Collation for Homelessness. She chose this organization after she met a lady, named Sally, with all of her belongings in a shopping cart, who was homeless, and her story was very memorable.
2020: Carol nominated The Lighthouse at Change, Inc. This organization is a women’s shelter with several locations in West Virginia at which Carol both interned and volunteered.
2019: Carol nominated 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.