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Paul A. Kettering

Practice Areas

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Catastrophic Injuries & Wrongful Death


Paul A. Kettering graduated from the West Virginia University College of Law in 2011 and started his legal career working as a civil defense litigator for a firm in Morgantown, West Virginia. In 2013, he partnered with a lifelong friend and classmate to start Kettering Delligatti Law Offices in his hometown of Fairmont, West Virginia. At Kettering Delligatti, Paul continued to litigate civil claims for both Plaintiffs and Defendants while diversifying his practice to include criminal defense, commercial and residential real estate law, wills and estates, contracts, and municipal law. Over the course of his practice, Paul gained a wealth of experience in the courtroom, zealously advocating for his clients. Meanwhile, he was actively engaged in the legal community, gaining the trust and respect of his local colleagues. In 2016, he was elected Vice President of the Marion County, West Virginia Bar Association, and in 2017, was honored to serve as President. He also volunteered his free time to serve as assistant football coach for his alma mater, the Fairmont Senior High School Polar Bears.

Paul relocated to Charleston, South Carolina with his family and gained admission to the South Carolina Bar in 2022. Shortly thereafter, he continued his career as a litigator in North Charleston before joining the Headley Law Firm in July of 2023. Paul is thrilled to represent residents of his new home of South Carolina while continuing to serve clients in his beloved Mountain State.

Paul is licensed to practice in South Carolina, West Virginia, and the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia. He lives on James Island with his wife, Brigitte, their two children, James and Maisie, and their two dogs, Butter-Nut and Sunny. He enjoys playing basketball, spending time with his family, and coaching youth sports. Paul is a member of the Second Presbyterian Church of Charleston.


  • West Virginia University College of Law, Morgantown, West Virginia
    • J.D. - 2011
  • West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia
    • B.S. - 2007

Bar Admission

  • South Carolina, 2022
  • West Virginia, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of West Virginia

Current Employment Position

  • Associate


  • English

Current Employment Positions

  • Associate

Litigation Percentage

  • 100%