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Haught Seeks Sixth Term As Wetzel Prosecutor

By Staff | Mar 10, 2020

Tim Haught

Timothy E. Haught, Esquire has announced his candidacy for a sixth term as Wetzel County Prosecuting Attorney. Haught has served as Prosecutor since 2001. He has practiced law in Wetzel County since 1991 and has handled thousands of civil and criminal cases.

Haught is the son of Timothy W. Haught and the late Judy K. Haught. He has been married to Jill Tallman Haught, daughter of the late Dr. Terry T. Tallman and Glenda Mullet Tallman, since 1986. They have two children, Eric C. Haught, Esquire of Wheeling, West Virginia and Anna Mason Haught of New Martinsville, West Virginia. They have two grandchildren, Kennedi and Jackson.

Haught is a graduate of River High School, The Ohio State University, and the West Virginia University College of Law. Haught is admitted to practice law in the State of Ohio (Inactive Status) and West Virginia. He is admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio (Inactive Status) and the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia.

He has served on the Board of Governors for the West Virginia State Bar where he was nominated for President. He is a former Mental Hygiene Commissioner and Fiduciary Commissioner for Wetzel and Tyler County, West Virginia and Chairman of the Civil Service Commission of Wetzel County, West Virginia. He is a past President of the Wetzel/Tyler Bar Association.

Currently, he is serving his second six year term as a member on the West Virginia Lawyer Disciplinary Board Hearing Panel where he adjudicates complaints against lawyers. He is also the Vice Chair of the Executive Committee for The West Virginia Prosecuting Attorneys Institute, a state agency charged with the responsibility of educating law enforcement and prosecutors and providing special prosecutors when needed. He has served as Special Prosecutor in nine counties in West Virginia. He has been recognized for outstanding victim’s assistance by the U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation and serves on the Anti-Terrorism Task Force for the Northern District of West Virginia.

He has taught criminal justice and law for West Virginia Northern Community College, West Liberty University and the West Virginia University College of Law.

He is a member of the Rotary Club and a Paul Harris Fellow. He is an Elder at the Pine Street Church of Christ.