Bar Brief-202-Bar Foundation President Ken Gray

      BAR FOUNDATION PRESIDENT KEN GRAY       The WV Bar Foundation Board of Directors is pleased to announce the election of Ken Gray of Morgantown, pictured above, to serve as President for the 2017-18 fiscal year.         Ken, a Bar Foundation Fellow, achieved a successful career in the U. S. Army with many highlights, including being selected as the […]
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Bar Brief-201-Successful Lawyer Leadership Institute

      SUCCESSFUL LAWYER LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE       The Bar Foundation hosted the sixth Lawyer Leadership Institute on May 19-21, at Stonewall Resort in Roanoke, WV. Pictured above is U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael Aloi, on the left, interacting with the younger upcoming lawyer leaders during his presentation to them.       This year’s successful event was sponsored […]
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Bar Brief-200-Success in Law School

      SUCCESS IN LAW SCHOOL       During the 19th Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner on April 27, outstanding remarks were made by Jackson Butler, a third year law student at WVU College of Law. Pictured above after the Dinner are, from left to right, WVU Law School Dean Gregory Bowman, Bar Foundation President Jodie Boylen and […]
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Bar Brief-199-Bar Foundation Fellows Honored

      BAR FOUNDATION FELLOWS HONORED       A large crowd attended the 19th Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner last Thursday evening. Pictured above are the following members of the Fellows class, from left to right, John File (Beckley), Ted Hess (Wheeling), Charlie Lorensen (Charleston) and Duke McDaniel (Petersburg).         During the Dinner, held at the Charleston […]
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Bar Brief-198-140 Judges, Lawyers and Guests

              140 JUDGES, LAWYERS AND GUESTS 140 JUDGES, LAWYERS AND GUESTS       As of today, more than 140 judges, lawyers and their guests will be attending the 19th Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner on Thursday, April 27, at the Charleston Marriott Hotel.         The reservation deadline is APRIL 21, 2017.         On April 27, […]
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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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