Bar Brief-258-Kenya Government Officials

KENYA GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS         Last week, a group of government officials from Kenya were in Charleston after accompanying their country’s young representatives and personally attending the International Scout Jamboree at the Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve in Fayette County. There were more than 40,000 Jamboree attendees from all parts of the world. Pictured above […]
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Bar Brief-257-WVJLAP Grant

WVJLAP Grant       The Bar Foundation Board of Directors has provided a large five year grant to the WV Judicial and Lawyer Assistance Program to support its important activities that help judges and lawyers when they are dealing with drug and alcohol abuse, mental health difficulties, aging, retirement, etc. The most recent grant, the third […]
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Bar Brief-256-Annual Report

                                 ANNUAL REPORT ANNUAL REPORT           The Bar Foundation Board of Directors reviewed another successful year of accomplishments during its June 6 meeting. The highlights of the July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019 fiscal year included: * The Bar Foundation grant for the WV Supreme Court Candidates Forum in October, 2018. * A total of $41,000 […]
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Lunch and Laughs Honoree-Ken Gray

LUNCH AND LAUGHS HONOREE-KEN GRAY The WV Bar Foundation’s Board of Directors is very pleased to invite members of the judiciary, the legal profession and the general public to attend the 9th Lunch and Laughs With A Legal Legend on Friday, September 13, 2019, at the Erickson Alumni Center in Morgantown, beginning at 11:30 AM, […]
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Bar Brief-255-Lunch and Laughs Honoree-Ken Gray

LUNCH AND LAUGHS HONOREE-KEN GRAY The WV Bar Foundation’s Board of Directors is very pleased to invite members of the judiciary, the legal profession and the general public to attend the 9th Lunch and Laughs With A Legal Legend on Friday, September 13, 2019, at the Erickson Alumni Center in Morgantown, beginning at 11:30 AM, […]
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Bar Brief-254-Bar Foundation President

BAR FOUNDATION PRESIDENT The President of the WV Bar Foundation for 2019-20 is Ellen Cappellanti of Charleston, who is pictured above. Ellen was elected during the June 6 Board of Directors meeting. She has served as Vice President and as a member of the Grants Committee. Her plans for the upcoming year, which were approved […]
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Bar Brief-253-Board of Directors

BOARD OF DIRECTORS        The Bar Foundation Board of Directors quarterly meeting and the Bar Foundation Annual Meeting will be held by telephone conference call on Thursday, June 6. The members of the Board of Directors are: Richard E. Ford, Jr., Esq.-President-Lewisburg Ellen S. Cappellanti, Esq.-Vice President-Charleston Mary Clare Eros, Esq.-Secretary/Treasurer-Shepherdstown Teresa J. Dumire, Esq.-Morgantown Judge […]
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Bar Brief 251-Congratulations to Fellows!

CONGRATULATIONS TO FELLOWS! The 2019 class of Bar Foundation Fellows, consisting of three judges and fourteen lawyers from all parts of the state and all types of law practice were honored during the 21st Annual Fellows Dinner on April 25, in Charleston. Pictured above are the seventeen newest Fellows—Congratulations to them! The criteria for Bar […]
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Bar Brief-252-“A Game/Career Changer”

“A GAME/CAREER CHANGER” That is just one of the numerous highly favorable comments made by the younger lawyer participants at the 8th Lawyer Leadership Institute held this past weekend at Stonewall Resort in Roanoke, WV. Pictured above are Brenda Waugh (Martinsburg) and Elliot Hicks (Charleston), two of the highly rated judges and lawyers who made […]
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Bar Brief-250-Large Crowd For Dinner

LARGE CROWD FOR DINNER More than 150 judges, lawyers and their guests are registered for the 21st Annual Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner on Thursday, April 25, at the Charleston Marriott Hotel. Seventeen excellent members of West Virginia’s judiciary and the legal profession will be honored during the event. The criteria for Bar Foundation Fellows is […]
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