Bar Brief-152-Value…Cannot Be Replicated

  VALUE…CANNOT BE REPLICATED Since its initial grant in 2004, the Bar Foundation’s Board of Directors has distributed more than $270,000 to organizations and entities to improve the administration of justice and the provision of legal services to WV’s citizens. In excess of $225,000 of that amount has occurred through 47 specific grants. Each grantee is […]
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Bar Brief-151-Achievements and Accomplishments

ACHIEVEMENTS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS During the June 4 Bar Foundation Board of Directors meeting, President Steve White (Charleston), pictured above, reported on the achievements and accomplishments which had occurred during the July, 2014-June, 2015 fiscal year. His comments included the 4th Lunch and Laughs with a Legal Legend with Professor Jack Bowman as the honored guest […]
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Bar Brief-150-Lawyer Leadership Institute

  LAWYER LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE The 4th Lawyer Leadership Institute was held last month at Stonewall Resort near Weston. Pictured above are the ten lawyers, who have been practicing for less than ten years and were in attendance at this premier leadership training event that will assist them in the future as they assume leadership positions […]
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Bar Brief-149-Bar Foundation Grant-Law Adventure Program

  BAR FOUNDATION GRANT-LAW ADVENTURE PROGRAM In fulfilling its mission of improving the administration of justice, the WV Bar Foundation provided a grant to the WV Supreme Court to support its successful Law Adventure Program. This mock trial program requires participating classes to write their own scripts based on one of three criminal case scenarios, […]
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Bar Brief-148-Nineteen New Fellows

NINETEEN NEW FELLOWS On April 23, nineteen new Bar Foundation Fellows were honored during  the 17th Annual Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner at the Charleston Marriott Hotel. The distinguished group is pictured above, courtesy of an excellent photo by Judy Shanholtz of Clarksburg. Four members of the judiciary and fifteen members of the legal profession were selected based upon the criteria […]
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bar Brief-147-Successful Fellows Dinner

SUCCESSFUL FELLOWS DINNER   SUCCESSFUL FELLOWS DINNER A big crowd of judges, lawyers and their guests from all around the state  attended the successful 17th Annual Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner on Thursday, April 23, 2015, at the Marriott Hotel in Charleston. President Steve White (Charleston) was an extraordinary host and Master of Ceremonies with the valuable assistance of his […]
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Bar Brief-146-Reserve Today-FF Dinner

  RESERVE TODAY-FF DINNER   RESERVE TODAY-FF DINNER Join more than 160 judges, lawyers and their guests, who are already planning to attend the 17th Annual Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner on Thursday, April 23, 2015, at the Marriott Hotel in Charleston by registering Today—APRIL 20, 2015! This well received event (black tie optional) honors those judges and lawyers […]
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Bar Brief-144-FF Deadline-April 20

 FF DEADLINE-APRIL 20   FF DEADLINE-APRIL 20 With approximately 150 judges, lawyers and their guests registered to attend the 17th Annual Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner on Thursday, April 23, 2015, at the Marriott Hotel in Charleston, the deadline for reservations is APRIL 20, 2015! The well received event (black tie optional) honors those judges and lawyers […]
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Bar Brief-143-Bar Foundation Fellows

               BAR FOUNDATION FELLOWS BAR FOUNDATION FELLOWS The WV Bar Foundation Board of Directors is very pleased to announce the outstanding members of the 17th 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 […]
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Bar Brief-142-ABA Representation in Mediation

ABA REPRESENTATION IN MEDIATION On Saturday, February 21, and Sunday, February 22, the WVU College of Law hosted an American Bar Association’s regional Representation in Mediation Competition in Morgantown. There were fourteen law school student teams participating from New York, Virginia, Washington, DC and WVU. Numerous lawyers, members of the judiciary and WVU Law School professors served […]
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