Elder Law & Estate Planning Attorney
Serving Steubenville, OH, Weirton, WV, & Surrounding Areas

Choose David A. LaRue, Attorney at Law, for a Secure Future

The future seems far away at the moment, but it is never too soon to start retirement planning and estate planning. Residents of the Steubenville area and the West Virginia Northern Panhandle can count on David A. LaRue, a qualified elder law attorney. With more than 30 years of legal experience, attorney LaRue assists local residents with estate planning, retirement planning, probate representation, and other elder law matters. We give our clients the attention and care they deserve. To schedule a consultation or for more information, call (740) 284-1000 or contact us online.

Estate Planning, Retirement Planning, and Probate Representation in OH & WV

There are a wide variety of elder law issues that can effect older Steubenville and Weirton-area residents and their families. From representation in probate court to working diligently to secure veteran benefits, attorney David A. LaRue has the experience and expertise to properly represent every client. We get to know our clients and make sure our clients’ wishes for their estates stand through the probate process, or we prefer to help clients avoid probate altogether!

Give our law firm a call today to learn more about how we can help local families with legal matters involving:

Meet Our Experienced Attorney:
David A. LaRue, Attorney at Law

David Andrew LaRue was born and raised in Steubenville, Ohio.  He graduated from Steubenville High School in 1979. After graduating high school, LaRue first attended Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio.  He moved on from there to attend The Ohio State University where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree, graduating with honors in liberal arts in 1983.  He began attending the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in the fall of 1983, and completed his first year of law curriculum.  He then transferred to Duquesne University School of Law, where he received his Juris Doctor degree, graduating in the top 20% of his class in 1987.

LaRue’s legal career began as a Staff Attorney for Advance Financial Savings Bank, where he handled real estate closings, collection suites, and regulatory compliance matters.  In 1990, LaRue became an associate attorney with the Washington, Pennsylvania firm of Melenyzer and Tershel, where he performed probate, estate planning, real estate, business law and bankruptcy law work.

In December of 1991, LaRue returned to his home town to open his own law practice.  His practice is focused on advocacy for the elderly and their families.  As an elder law attorney, LaRue has helped more than 2500 clients.  In 1996, LaRue became one of approximately 5,000 members of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.  He is also an active member of the National Care Planning Council.  These organizations support the efforts of members in dealing specifically with the legal issues that affect the elderly population and their families.  Additionally, LaRue is accredited as an attorney with the Veterans Administration, and has helped more than 1000 veteran clients with their legal needs.

In addition to LaRue’s focus on Elder Law and advocacy for the elderly, his practice includes traditional Estate Planning and Probate Law, Long Term Care Planning, Retirement Fund Distribution Planning, Small Business Planning, Real Estate, as well as several additional general law practice areas.  

LaRue is licensed to practice law in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

Serving Families Throughout the Ohio Valley in OH, WV, & PA

David A. LaRue has experience serving families throughout the Ohio Valley in areas including elder law, estate planning, and probate. Although our office is located in Steubenville, OH, we consistently work with clients throughout Jefferson County, including Wintersville, Toronto, Richmond, Mingo Junction, Rayland, and Bloomingdale. We also work with families from Columbiana County including East Liverpool and Calcutta; Belmont County, including St. Clairsville, Shadyside, Martins Ferry and Bellaire; and Harrison County, including Cadiz, Hopedale, Jewett and Scio. Attorney LaRue has licensing to practice in both West Virginia and Pennsylvania, as well. In addition to clients in Western PA, we represent clients in Northern Panhandle areas like Weirton, Follansbee, and Wellsburg. To find out more about who we serve and how we can help, call our law firm today.

Jefferson County, OH
Mingo Junction
Harrison County, OH
Belmont County, OH
St. Clairsville
Martins Ferry

Columbiana County, OH

East Liverpool

Brooke County, WV
Hancock County, WV