Bar Brief-171-Judge Aloi Investiture

  JUDGE ALOI INVESTITURE- On March 21, Michael John Aloi was sworn in to serve as a Magistrate Judge in the Northern District Federal Court. Pictured above is Judge Aloi taking the official oath while placing his hand on the Bible held by his daughter, Iris, a student at the WVU College of Law. The oath […]
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Bar Brief-170-125 Attendees

   125 ATTENDEES 125 ATTENDEES- More than 125 persons have already registered to attend the 18th Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner on Thursday, April 28, at the Marriott Hotel in Charleston. The event (black tie optional), which is a wonderful opportunity to honor outstanding judges and lawyers, begins at 6:00 PM and the cost is $150 per person […]
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Bar Brief-169-Public Service Scholarship

    PUBLIC SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP- The WV Bar Foundation Board of Directors is very pleased to announce the recipient of its Public Service Scholarship for the 2015-16 school year-Skyler Assif. Pictured above, here she is in her own words— “My name is Skyler Assif and I am currently a 1L and the recipient of the […]
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Bar Brief-168-Bar Foundation Fellows

            BAR FOUNDATION FELLOWSBAR FOUNDATION FELLOWS- The WV Bar Foundation Board of Directors is very pleased to announce the outstanding members of the 18th class of Bar Foundation Fellows. The criteria for the Fellows is “those judges and lawyers whose professional, public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the welfare of their communities […]
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Bar Brief-167-“Forever Changed”

  “FOREVER CHANGED”- “The WV Bar Foundation has made it possible for the Hope girls (not their real last name) to finally find healing and closure. The sibling set of 3 have made regular visits to the Child Protect office over the past six months.  First, for forensic interviews in which the girls (ranging in age from 6 […]
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Bar Brief-166-Lunch and Laughs Donation

  LUNCH AND LAUGHS DONATION- In September, West Virginia University President and former Dean and Professor at the WVU College of Law, E. Gordon Gee, was the honoree at the Bar Foundation’s Lunch and Laughs With A Legal Legend event in Morgantown. Each year, the honoree designates a worthwhile charitable entity to receive the net proceeds from the […]
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Bar Brief-165-$300,000

        $300,000 $300,000- Since making its first grant eleven years ago, the Bar Foundation’s Board of Directors has distributed and committed more than $300,000 to worthwhile non-profit organizations in the state in meeting its mission to improve the administration of justice and the provision of legal services to West Virginia’s citizens. With more than 50 grants having being […]
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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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