• Stephen F. Austin State University, B.S.Ed, 1988; M.Ed., 1990
  • The University of Akron School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2000


  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • West Virginia State Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute

Awards & Recognition

  • Super Lawyers, 2011-2015
  • Rising Stars, 2006, 2010


  • Popson has professional teaching and coaching experience in high school football and track and was a high jumper in college. Today, he remains actively involved in youth sports as a volunteer coach.