Teresa C. Toriseva, Esq.
Founder & CEO
Attorney Teresa C. Toriseva is a top litigator in the legal arena. Ms. Toriseva spearheads national mass torts and is admitted to practice law in West Virginia and Pennsylvania. She is admitted to the following courts: U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; Federal Court of Claims; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia. In 2007, Ms. Toriseva served as the President of the West Virginia Association for Justice, a statewide trade association representing more than 500 attorneys in private practice and public service throughout West Virginia and surrounding states. She is rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell’s peer review rating system – the highest that can be achieved.
Joshua D. Miller, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Attorney Miller, born and raised in Wheeling, attended West Virginia University and played on the WVU Hockey Team for four years. After working in the trucking and heavy equipment auction industry, he decided to become a lawyer and join his father’s law firm. He attended and graduated from Capital University Law School in Columbus, Ohio. While at Capital Law, Josh was the first First-Year law Student in school history to be chosen to the school’s Moot Court Team and separately, along with his partner, won the intra-school moot court competition, arguing in front of the Ohio Supreme Court. Following law school, Mr. Miller focused his practice on Ohio based cases while working for his father. In 2013, he joined Toriseva Law as a full-time associate. Mr. Miller is licensed to practice law in West Virginia, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. He is admitted to the following courts: United States Court of Appeals, United States District Court of West Virginia, the Unites States District Court for the Northern District Court of Ohio, the United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia. Mr. Miller was recently elected to the West Virginia State Bar Board of Governor’s as the State Representative for the First District (Ohio, Brooke, and Hancock Counties). This is a peer-elected position that has a three-year term and provides representation to the West Virginia State Bar for all of the licensed lawyers in the district. Mr. Miller is very honored to have been elected.
John M. Kyle, Esq.
Attorney at Law
John Kyle is a 2001 graduate of Wheeling Jesuit University (BA Criminal Justice), Attorney Kyle graduated in 2006 from the Ohio Northern University Law School. Attorney Kyle has been with Toriseva Law since 2011. He is also Prosecutor for the Town of Bethany, Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for Brooke County, a police officer, is a former U.S. Marine, and holds a commercial airplane pilot’s license. He is a former Ohio County Deputy Sheriff and has served various law enforcement duties including road patrol, court bailiff, SRT (Special Response Team) and School Resource Officer. He previously clerked for the Honorable Arthur Recht, Judge of the 1st Judicial Circuit. Mr. Kyle is admitted to practice law in West Virginia. Attorney Kyle focuses his practice on domestic and family law matters.
Olivia was born and raised in Weirton, West Virginia. After graduating from high school she moved to Fort Worth, Texas, where she acquired two degrees in Business Administration and Financial Accounting. She spent many years working as the Operations Manager of a building restoration company until her interest shifted into the field of law. She enjoys the unique opportunity afforded her by role as a paralegal, and the ability to assist people in their time of need. While working as a paralegal in Texas, she provided support during feverish negotiations with gas companies for clients who had mineral rights in the Barnett Shale. She has taken an active role in applying technology based solutions in all matters, including database control, filing, and document retention. Olivia enjoys exploring and applying new technological advances in the office and the courtroom. When assisting in domestic matters she passionately advocates on behalf of each client to obtain the most favorable outcome. She also works with the attorneys at Toriseva Law in personal injury matters and mass torts. She resides in New Alexandria, Ohio with her husband and three children.
We like to think of Susan Burns as the “voice” of Toriseva Law. Her dynamic voice was brought all the way from New Zealand where she was born and raised. While in New Zealand, Susan worked as a secretary for the New Zealand Police Department and Coopers & Lybrand. She later moved to Western Australia where she worked as a secretary for Price Waterhouse. In 2000, Susan and her daughter moved to Wyoming where she worked for the Campbell County School District and the Campbell County Sheriff- Detention Center as a secretary. In 2011, Susan and her family made another move to Wheeling, West Virginia and began employment at Toriseva Law. Susan brings vast secretarial experience to Toriseva Law. She enjoys talking with clients and assisting them any way she can.