Bar Brief – 6

The Bar Foundation presented a grant to the Brazil International Law Study Abroad Program which provided scholarships for two law students who participated in this excellent educational experience in May, 2009. Left to right are Professor John Taylor, who coordinated the program with Professor andre cummings, the two law students-Dale Harrison (Bunker Hill) and Crystal […]
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Bar Brief – 5

Receiving a WV Bar Foundation grant recently was the Harrison County Child Advocacy Center, represented by its Executive Director, Irene Malfregeot, on the left, with the grant being presented by WVBF Board of Directors member, Tracey Weber, of Weston. BAR FOUNDATION GRANTS As the philanthropic organization for WV’s legal profession and justice system, the Bar […]
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Bar Brief – 4

Participating in the IOLTA Program News Conference were, from left to right, WV Bankers Association CEO Joe Ellison, WV State Bar Vice President Gary Nickerson, Jim Martin (Legal Aid of WV), Jennifer Harper (Mountain State Justice), Crystal Harper (WVU Law Student representing Public Interest Advocates), Michele Bush (WV CASA Association), WV Bar Foundation President John […]
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Bar Brief – 3

The Bar Foundation provided a grant to the West Virginia Civic Literacy Council to help in educating students about their rights and responsibilities under the law. Pictured from left to right are Bar Foundation Board Member Neva Lusk, Civic Literacy Council Consultant Jean Ambrose and State Board of Education Member Priscilla Haden. GRANTS PROGRAM Since […]
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Annual Report July 1, 2008 – June 30, 2009

In completing  20 years of existence, the fiscal year of July 1, 2008 to June 30, 2009 provided the West Virginia Bar Foundation with additional opportunities to continue to move forward and to improve its programs and services. As the philanthropic organization for West Virginia’s legal profession and justice system, the Bar Foundation had another […]
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Bar Brief – 2

BAR FOUNDATION FELLOWS The eleventh class of Bar Foundation Fellows honored on April 30, 2009 On April 30, the Bar Foundation held its 11th Annual Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner in Charleston. During the excellent event, two members of the judiciary and thirteen lawyers became the newest Fellows, joining 25 judges and 151 lawyers as Bar […]
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Bar Brief – 1

Bar Foundation Members and Fellows, The West Virginia Bar Foundation is pleased to provide you with the first issue of the Bar Foundation Brief. On the first and fifteenth days of each month, you will receive a short, concise email with facts and information about the Bar Foundation, the philanthropic organization for West Virginia’s legal […]
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Volunteer West Virginia

Volunteer service occurs every day in every community in West Virginia and throughout the world. For whatever reason, it seems that lawyers are leaders in volunteering their services to assist their fellow citizens. Certainly, lawyers volunteer tremendous amounts of legal advice and guidance on a pro bono basis or on a reduced cost basis. Whether it is helping […]
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2009 Bar Foundation Fellows

2009 BAR FOUNDATION FELLOWS The West Virginia Bar Foundation has selected its 2009 Foundation Fellows. They were honored at the recent Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner in Charleston. For ten years, the Bar Foundation, which is the philanthropic organization for the legal profession, has selected “those lawyers whose professional, public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding […]
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Telephone Usage

WEST VIRGINIA Gets a New Area Code – Start Dialing 10-Digit Local Calls NOW! Everyone in West Virginia should now begin dialing all local calls using the area code + seven-digit telephone number. Effective February 28, 2009, you must begin using the new, 10-digit local dialing procedure or your call will not be completed and […]
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