Party affiliation: Democrat
John Michael Butler, American lawyer. Bar: West Virginia 1984, United States District Court (northern and southern districts) West Virginia 1984. Board directors Family Development, Inc., since 1989. Member American Bar Association, West Virginia Bar Association, West Virginia 3d Circuit Bar Association (vice president 1988-1989), West Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Parabal, Elks.
Associate White and Sweeney, St. Mary's, West Virginia, 1984. Private practice, since 1985. Mental hygiene commissioner 3d Circuit West Virginia, 1985-1991.
Deputy commissioner for delinquent and forfeited lands Wetzel County, New Martinsville, West Virginia, since 1987.