GrantsThe Bar Foundation provides grants to worthwhile charitable entities that improve the administration of justice and the provision of legal services for the men, women and children in West Virginia. Grant applications are considered during the quarterly meetings of the Board of Directors. Please review the grant form here.
- Bar Brief-242-We The People
WE THE PEOPLEOn December 12, 2018, the state finals for the We the People program were held at the Robert C. Byrd Federal Courthouse in Charleston. Pictured above is the state champion school, Clay County High School, with U.S. District Court Chief Judge Thomas Johnston, on the left, who gave remarks and made the award […]
- Bar Brief-241-Investiture Ceremony
INVESTITURE CEREMONY On November 30, 2018, the Investiture Ceremony for U.S. Magistrate Judge James Mazzone was held before an overflow crowd at the Federal Courthouse in Wheeling. Pictured above are the members of the Federal Judiciary for the Northern District who were in attendance for the auspicious event. Seated are Chief Judge Gina Groh and […]
- Bar Brief-240-Three Reasons
THREE REASONS THREE REASONS Tomorrow, Tuesday, November 27, is Giving Tuesday! After Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday is the internationally recognized day for everyone to support their favorite charitable organizations. There are three reasons for YOU to consider giving a tax deductible donation to support the Bar Foundation’s Justice Fund: […]
- Public Service Scholarships
PUBLIC SERVICE SCHOLARSHIPS The Bar Foundation Board of Directors is pleased to announce that its Public Service Scholarship has been equally divided between two outstanding first year students at the WVU College of Law, both of whom are from right here in West Virginia. James Jolly, the Director of Marketing and Communications at the Law School […]
- Don’t Miss It!
DON’T MISS IT! You don’t want to miss the 8th Lunch and Laughs With A Legal Legend on Friday, September 7, 2018, at the Erickson Alumni Center in Morgantown, beginning at 11:30 AM, where the honored guest will be WV Supreme Court Senior Status Justice and WVU College of Law Adjunct Lecturer Larry Starcher, who is pictured […]
- Lawyer Leadership Institute
LAWYER LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE The seventh annual leadership training program for the next generation of lawyer leaders in West Virginia—the Lawyer Leadership Institute—is set for this coming weekend, May 18-20, at Stonewall Resort near Weston. This year’s Institute Sponsor is Antero Resources Corporation. The Institute’s objective is to provide newer lawyers with specific education and professional […]