Bar Brief-248-WVJLAP Grant

WVJLAP GRANT Last week, the Bar Foundation made a grant to the WV Judicial Lawyer Assistance Program (WVJLAP) in the amount of $5,000. This is the third annual grant with the Bar Foundation Board of Directors committing a total of five annual grants for $25,000. Participating in the grant ceremony at the WV Supreme Court […]
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Bar Brief-247-Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner

BAR FOUNDATION FELLOWS DINNER            The WV Bar Foundation Board of Directors, consisting of three judges and twelve lawyers from all parts of the state and all types of law practice, announces the 21st class of Bar Foundation Fellows! The criteria for Bar Foundation Fellows is those judges and lawyers whose professional, public and private […]
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Bar Brief-246-2019 Bar Foundation Fellows

2019 BAR FOUNDATION FELLOWS The WV Bar Foundation Board of Directors, consisting of three judges and twelve lawyers from all parts of the state and all types of law practice, announces the 21st class of Bar Foundation Fellows! The criteria for Bar Foundation Fellows is those judges and lawyers whose professional, public and private careers […]
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Bar Brief-245-Renee Sulipek

RENEE SULIPEK              In mid-January, a lunch was held in honor of Renee Sulipek, who had served in a number of capacities at the WVU College of Law, most recently as the Administrative Assistant to the Dean. Pictured above at the special event are Renee with current Law School Dean, Greg Bowman, on her left, […]
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Bar Brief-244-Lunch and Laughs Grants

LUNCH AND LAUGHS GRANTS       Last September, WV Supreme Court Senior Status Justice Larry Starcher was the honoree at the Lunch and Laughs With A Legal Legend event in Morgantown. The successful “friendly roast” was the eighth annual event with the roastee designating their special charitable activity to receive grants from the Bar Foundation. Justice […]
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Bar Brief-243-WVJLAP

WVJLAP               “The West Virginia Judicial & Lawyer Assistance Program (WVJLAP), established by Rules of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals. is a free and confidential service providing help to lawyers, judges, bar applicants, law students and their families, who are struggling with any number of mental, emotional and physical health issues, ranging from depression, […]
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Bar Brief-242-We The People

WE THE PEOPLEOn December 12, 2018, the state finals for the We the People program were held at the Robert C. Byrd Federal Courthouse in Charleston. Pictured above is the state champion school, Clay County High School, with U.S. District Court Chief Judge Thomas Johnston, on the left, who gave remarks and made the award […]
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Bar Brief-241-Investiture Ceremony

INVESTITURE CEREMONY On November 30, 2018, the Investiture Ceremony for U.S. Magistrate Judge James Mazzone was held before an overflow crowd at the Federal Courthouse in Wheeling. Pictured above are the members of the Federal Judiciary for the Northern District who were in attendance for the auspicious event. Seated are Chief Judge Gina Groh and […]
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Bar Brief-240-Three Reasons

THREE REASONS THREE REASONS Tomorrow, Tuesday, November 27, is Giving Tuesday! After Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday is the internationally recognized day for everyone to support their favorite charitable organizations. There are three reasons for YOU to consider giving a tax deductible donation to support the Bar Foundation’s Justice Fund: […]
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Bar Brief-239-Public Service Scholarships

PUBLIC SERVICE SCHOLARSHIPS The Bar Foundation Board of Directors is pleased to announce that its Public Service Scholarship has been equally divided between two outstanding first year students at the WVU College of Law, both of whom are from right here in West Virginia. Pictured above are Emily Neely, and below Emily, is Hannah Vogt. […]
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