Abraham was appointed to serve as the Governor's Designee and Chairman
of the School Building Authority in September 2017 by Governor Jim
Justice. Brian Abraham serves as the top legal advisor to Governor Jim Justice. Abraham currently serves as a Lieutenant Colonel in the West Virginia Army National Guard. He served on active duty in Iraq with 18th Airborne Corps as an operational law officer and as a prosecutor of suspected insurgents. After returning from an active duty Army mobilization, Abraham founded the law firm Abraham & Ilderton, PLLC, in Logan, West Virginia. In his practice, he has extensive litigation experience and has represented businesses, individuals and government agencies. Previously, he was the elected Prosecuting Attorney for Logan County from 1999 until 2009 where he was responsible for the prosecution of thousands of cases.Abraham is a graduate of the West Virginia University College of Law and also received a B.S. in business administration from Fairmont State University. He was previously honored by the West Virginia State Bar as the Citizen-Soldier of the year.