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Roy Herzbach

Ombudsman Director

Ph:  304-343-3013, ext. 2135 

Roy began working with Charleston Legal Services in 1994, and continued in his role as Ombudsman Program Director after Legal Aid was consolidated into a statewide program in 2001. His duties include oversight and management of a statewide advocacy network that monitors the health and well-being of residents in West Virginia‚Äôs long-term care facilities. 

Roy has a B.A. from SUNY at Buffalo, as well as a J.D. from SUNY Buffalo. Prior to coming to West Virginia, he served in a similar role as Ombudsman for Atlanta Legal Aid in Atlanta, Georgia. He also has experience working with runaways and heading support groups for troubled youth. Roy is based in Charleston.