The Jim Lively Insurance Story

Over 50 Years of Experience You Can Trust

“We are a family of professionals devoted to one common goal…providing you, your family, and your business with the finest protection available at the best cost in the market. Always.”
-James E. Lively, Founder

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Established in Oak Hill in 1961 by James E. Lively, our company has grown into one of West Virginia’s largest independent insurance agencies.

Jim Lively Insurance, Inc. provides local service to thousands of West Virginia families and businesses through eight offices. Business is transacted using a state-of-the-art computer network for speed and accuracy in policyholder service.


We do not work for an insurance company; we work for you! We work on your side when you have a loss and follow through to see that you get fair, prompt payment.

We represent a carefully selected group of financially sound, reputable insurance companies, and we place your policy with a company offering the best coverage at a competitive price.

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