Bar Brief-232-Don’t Miss It!

DON’T MISS IT!        You don’t want to miss the 8th Lunch and Laughs With A Legal Legend on Friday, September 7, 2018, at the Erickson Alumni Center in Morgantown, beginning at 11:30 AM, where the honored guest will be WV Supreme Court Senior Status Justice and WVU College of Law Adjunct Lecturer Larry Starcher, who is pictured […]
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Bar Brief-231-Judge Copenhaver Honored

  JUDGE COPENHAVER HONORED        U.S. District Court Judge John T. Copenhaver, Jr. was selected to receive the prestigious 2018 American Inns of Court Professionalism Award for the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. He was presented with the award by Chief Judge Roger L. Gregory at the Fourth Circuit Annual Judicial Conference in late June at […]
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Bar Brief-230-Lawyer Well-Being

       LAWYER    WELL-BEING  LAWYER WELL-BEING        The important topic of Lawyer Well-Being was reviewed and discussed in great detail during the Bar Foundation’s Lawyer Leadership Institute that was held a few weeks ago at Stonewall Resort. The attendees were a small group of younger lawyers from all parts of the state and different types of law […]
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Bar Brief-229-Lunch and Laughs Honoree-Justice Starcher

LUNCH AND LAUGHS HONOREE-JUSTICE STARCHER The WV Bar Foundation’s Board of Directors is pleased to invite members of the judiciary, the legal profession and the general public to attend the 8th Lunch and Laughs With A Legal Legend on Friday, September 7, 2017, at the Erickson Alumni Center in Morgantown, beginning at 11:30 AM, where […]
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Bar Brief-228-Seven Critical Issues

SEVEN CRITICAL ISSUES SEVEN CRITICAL ISSUES The Land Use and Sustainable Development Law Clinic at the WVU College of Law used its law students and faculty members to put together a Comprehensive Plan for the Town of Sophia in southern West Virginia. After a multitude of meetings, extensive research, surveys of citizens and needs assessment, […]
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Bar Brief-227-“Absolutely Fantastic”

“ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC” As stated by one of the participants, the Bar Foundation’s seventh Lawyer Leadership Institute on May 18-20, at Stonewall Resort in Roanoke, WV was “absolutely fantastic”. Pictured above is Circuit Court Judge Alan Moats (Grafton), on the left, interacting with the younger upcoming lawyer leaders during his presentation to them. The Judge is […]
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Bar Brief-226-Judges and Lawyers Honored

JUDGES AND LAWYERS HONORED On April 26, three judges and thirteen lawyers were honored as members of the 20th class of Bar Foundation Fellows during the annual Dinner at the Charleston Marriott Hotel. Bar Foundation President Ken Gray (Morgantown) served as the Master of Ceremonies and introduced the Fellows to the large crowd of judges, […]
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Bar Brief-225-“I Can’t Help But Smile”

“I CAN’T HELP BUT SMILE.” With those words, “I can’t help but smile”, Joseph Lavigne expressed his feelings upon his release from prison to parole after serving 20 years for a crime for which he maintained his innocence throughout. Joseph was a client of the Innocence Project at the WVU College of Law—-in the photo […]
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Bar Brief-224-Deadline-April 20

DEADLINE-APRIL 20 The deadline is Friday, April 20, to make your reservations to attend the 20th Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner on Thursday, April 26, at the Charleston Marriott Hotel. The members of this year’s class of outstanding individuals are: Judge Omar Aboulhosn-Bluefield John Barrett-Charleston Dean Greg Bowman-Morgantown Lew Brewer-Charleston Lynn Clarke-Charleston John Droppleman-West Union Judge […]
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Bar Brief-223-Law Students’ Perspectives

LAW STUDENTS’ PERSPECTIVES The previous Bar Brief informed you of the significant grant that was designated by WVU Provost Joyce McConnell, who was the honoree for the Lunch and Laughs With a Legal Legend event that was held last fall in Morgantown. The net proceeds from the successful “friendly roast” were equally divided between the […]
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