Joe M. Supple
Joe Supple is the founding member of Supple Law Office and is well known for his expertise in business workouts, bankruptcy reorganization, and consumer protection. Joe earned a degree in accounting from Marshall University in 1995 and is a Certified Public Accountant. He received his law degree from West Virginia University in 1999. After law school, Joe was employed by Ohio Valley Bank as in-house counsel, and from April 2000 to October 2002, served as Law Clerk to the Honorable Ronald G. Pearson, Chief Bankruptcy Judge for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of West Virginia. Joe entered private practice in 2002. His focus remains in the areas of bankruptcy, creditor workouts, financial reorganization, and commercial litigation.
Joe is active in the community as President of the Point Pleasant Rotary Club and a member of the Mason County Republican Executive Board and the Point Pleasant River Museum and Main Street Point Pleasant Boards of Directors. He also serves on the Mason County Community Foundation Fund Development Committee, Point Pleasant in Bloom Environmental Awareness Committee and is an active member of Trinity United Methodist Church. During his free time, Joe enjoys hunting, fly-fishing, and playing outside with his wife, Cary, and their children, Benjamin and Mary.
Cary Beth Supple
Cary Beth Shinn Supple is the managing partner of Supple Law Office. Before obtaining her law degree, Cary attended both West Virginia University and Marshall University. She was graduated with Bachelors and Masters degrees in Mathematics and Elementary Education respectively. After teaching public school for a few years, Cary decided to go on to law school at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio. While there, Cary focused her studies on school and education legal issues; and consequently, she completed an externship with the Columbus Public Schools legal department.
Cary Beth is licensed to practice law in Ohio, West Virginia, the United States Federal Court for the Southern District of West Virginia and for the Southern District of Ohio. She is a past President of the Mason County Bar Association and, in addition, is a member of both the ABA and the Ohio State Bar Association. Cary works mostly in areas of consumer protection, credit settlements, real estate, bankruptcy, estate planning, estate administration, and taxation.
In addition to being President of the Mason County Chamber of Commerce, Cary spends her free time participating as President for Point Pleasant in Bloom; Chairman of the Mason County Young Republicans; and member of the Point Pleasant Lion's Club. She also volunteers her time with the Mason County Board of Education's Comprehesive Educational Facilities Financial Planning Committee and actively attends Trinity United Methodist Church. Cary enjoys gardening, golfing, traveling, and spending time with Joe and their son, Ben, and daughter, Mary.
Beverly Carson Knapp
Beverly Knapp is a paralegal working primarily with business and personal bankruptcies, personal injury and creditor workouts. She attended WVU-Potomac State and Marshall University in the paralegal program. Beverly worked in human resources for over 20 years before coming to Supple Law Office in 2008.
Beverly is secretary of the Mason County EMS Board of Directors. She is a member of Mason United Methodist Church where she serves on the Board of Trustees and is a Sunday School teacher. Beverly and her husband, George, live on a farm where they have horses and rescued dogs and cats. They are the parents of five children, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She enjoys hunting, reading, internet gaming and bargain shopping.
Erica Watson Martin
Erica Martin is a legal assistant working primarily with social security disability claims and Chapter 7 bankruptcies. She graduated from the University of Rio Grande with a Bachelor of Science degree in History. Erica worked as a legal assistant for Kelley Law Office in Huntington, West Virginia for two years before joining Supple Law Office PLLC.
Erica is a member of Phi Alpha Theta, Alpha Alpha Delta. Erica and her husband, Jeff, reside in southeastern Ohio with their boston terrier, Trixie. She enjoys reading, riding motorcycles and spending time with family.