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-244-Lunch and Laughs Grants
LUNCH AND LAUGHS GRANTS Last September, WV Supreme Court Senior Status Justice Larry Starcher was the honoree at the Lunch and Laughs With A Legal Legend event in Morgantown. The successful “friendly roast” was the eighth annual event with the roastee designating their special charitable activity to receive grants from the Bar Foundation. Justice […]
- Bar Brief-243-WVJLAP
WVJLAP “The West Virginia Judicial & Lawyer Assistance Program (WVJLAP), established by Rules of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals. is a free and confidential service providing help to lawyers, judges, bar applicants, law students and their families, who are struggling with any number of mental, emotional and physical health issues, ranging from depression, […]
- 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 […]
- 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 […]