Bar Brief-164-Future Philanthropy

FUTURE PHILANTHROPY- The WV Bar Foundation is the philanthropic organization for the legal profession and the justice system here in West Virginia. The Bar Foundation’s Board of Directors recently made an important Justice Fund grant to ensure that there is a bright future for philanthropy in our state by supporting the Legal and Policy Fellowship involving the […]
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Bar Brief-163-“No Child Falls Through The Cracks”

“NO CHILD FALLS THROUGH THE CRACKS”- Child Protect of Mercer County is a community based child advocacy center in Mercer County that works to ensure that “no child falls through the cracks” when the child is a victim of abuse and neglect, has witnessed violence or a crime or is drug-endangered. The West Virginia Bar Foundation […]
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Bar Brief-162-Giving Thanks

GIVING THANKS- The West Virginia Bar Foundation and its fifteen member Board of Directors hopes that your family, your friends, your colleagues and you had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday last week. We wish to express our sincere gratitude and thanks to you—each of you receiving this Bar Brief has provided your personal support and assistance which has […]
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Bar Brief-161-Generous Donations

GENEROUS DONATIONS- Last week, the well known law firm, DiTrapano, Barrett, DiPiero, McGinley and Simmons made generous donations to the Bar Foundation’s Justice Fund. The Board of Directors wishes to express its gratitude to the firm for its beneficial contribution that will be used entirely for Bar Foundation grants to improve the administration of justice and […]
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Bar Brief-160-Investiture Ceremony

    INVESTITURE CEREMONY- On October 23, Judge Frank Volk was officially installed as the U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge for the Southern District of West Virginia during a wonderful investiture ceremony at the Robert C. Byrd Federal Courthouse in Charleston. Pictured above, on the left, is Judge Volk with his longtime mentor, U. S. District […]
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Bar Brief-159-Bar Foundation Fellows Nominations

                       BAR FOUNDATION FELLOWS  NOMINATIONS BAR FOUNDATION FELLOWS NONINATIONS- The deadline is October 30 for current Bar Foundation Fellows to nominate members of the legal profession and the judiciary to be considered as members of the 2016 Fellows class. Bar Foundation Fellows are—“Those lawyers whose professional, public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the welfare of […]
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Bar Brief-158-Justice For An Innocent Child

    JUSTICE FOR AN INNOCENT CHILD JUSTICE FOR AN INNOCENT CHILD- Through your valuable support, the WV Bar Foundation Board of Directors has made a commitment to providing grant assistance to the worthwhile organizations around the state which are leaders in the fight against child abuse and neglect. Utilizing specialized forensic interview techniques, as well as other supportive […]
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Bar Brief-157-Successful Lunch and Laughs

SUCCESSFUL LUNCH & LAUGHS The 5th Lunch and Laughs With a Legal Legend continued the excellent tradition of having a large crowd of judges, lawyers and community leaders honor a legendary figure in the justice system with humorous stories and anecdotes with the proceeds dedicated to a charitable endeavor and for Bar Foundation grants. WVU […]
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Bar Brief-156-Lunch and Laughs Deadline

LUNCH AND LAUGHS DEADLINE The deadline to make reservations for the 5th Lunch and Laughs With a Legal Legend is 12:00 Noon on TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8! WVU President E. Gordon Gee, pictured above, will be the honored guest for this charitable fun event that will be held on Friday, September 11, 2015, at the Erickson […]
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Bar Brief-155-Lunch and Laughs-Reserve Now

LUNCH AND LAUGHS-RESERVE NOW Reservations must be made by Friday, September 4, in order to attend the 5th Lunch and Laughs With A Legal Legend on Friday, September 11, 2015, at the Erickson Alumni Center in Morgantown, beginning at 11:30 AM, where the honored guest will be WVU President E. Gordon Gee. President Gee, pictured […]
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