Bar Brief-197-You Attending The Fellows Dinner?

        YOU ATTENDING THE FELLOWS DINNER?       Have you made your reservations yet for the 19th Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner on Thursday, April 27, at the Charleston Marriott Hotel. More than 100 of your colleagues in the judiciary and the legal profession have already done so.        Pictured above are some of the […]
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Bar Brief-196-CASA Grant

        CASA GRANT       In 2016, the WV Bar Foundation Board of Directors was very pleased to provide a Bar Foundation grant to the Court Appointed Special Advocates of the Eastern Panhandle (CASA-EP) to support an innovative Fostering Futures program. Pictured above with Circuit Court Judge Michael Lorensen of Martinsburg are members of a class of CASA […]
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Bar Brief-195-WVCAN Summits

                                                          WVCAN                                                         SUMMITS WVCAN SUMMITS       The WV Bar Foundation Board of Directors was gratified to provide a Bar Foundation grant to the WV Child Advocacy Network (WVCAN) to support two successful statewide summits this past summer focusing on child abuse and neglect prevention, one for the judiciary and one for prosecuting attorneys.       In its formal report on […]
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Bar Brief-194-Public Service Scholarship

  PUBLIC SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP       The WV Bar Foundation Board of Directors is very pleased that Skyler Assif (pictured above) has been selected to receive its Public Service Scholarship for the second year.       This full tuition and fees scholarship is awarded to a student at the WVU College of Law, who has a distinct interest and desire to […]
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Bar Brief-193-2017 Foundation Fellows

        2017   FOUNDATION      FELLOWS   2017 FOUNDATION FELLOWS       The WV Bar Foundation Board of Directors announces the 19th class of Bar Foundation Fellows!       The criteria for Bar Foundation Fellows is those judges and lawyers whose professional, public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the welfare of their communities and honorable service to […]
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Bar Brief-192-Bar Foundation Fellows

         BAR   FOUNDATION      FELLOWS   BAR FOUNDATION FELLOWS       The WV Bar Foundation Board of Directors is pleased to announce that the 19th class of Bar Foundation Fellows has been selected and will be honored during the annual Fellows Dinner on Thursday, April 27, 2017, at the Marriott Hotel in Charleston, beginning at 6:00 […]
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Bar Brief-191-We, The People

      WE, THE PEOPLE       The We, The People (WTP) program statewide final competition occurred in mid-December at the Robert C. Byrd Federal Courthouse in Charleston. Pictured above are the winning students from Clay County High School, their teacher, Philip Dobbins, U. S. District Court Judge Joseph Robert Goodwin and Rebecca Tinder, the WTP State Coordinator.            This […]
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Bar Brief-190-Bar Foundation Board

       BAR  FOUNDATION  BOARD   BAR FOUNDATION BOARD       Earlier this month, the WV Bar Foundation Board of Directors held its quarterly meeting. Thirteen of the fifteen Board members, who are from all parts of the state and all types of law practice, were able to participate with several important actions being taken.       […]
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Bar Brief-189-Bar Foundation Grant

BAR FOUNDATION GRANT      Last year, the WV Bar Foundation provided a $2,500 grant to The Children’s Listening Place in Parkersburg, a child advocacy agency. Pictured above at the Listening Place’s forensic interviewing office, is Bar Foundation President Jodie Boylen, a Wood County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, on the left, and Lisa Sutton, the Listening Place’s […]
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Bar Brief-188-Lunch and Laughs Donation

      LUNCH AND LAUGHS DONATION       Robert M. Steptoe, Jr. (Bridgeport) was the honoree during the Sixth Lunch and Laughs With A Legal Legend on September 9, 2016, at the Erickson Alumni Center in Morgantown.       Bob selected student scholarships at the WVU College of Law as his designated charitable activity to receive […]
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