Bar Brief-66

WEST VIRGINIA BAR FOUNDATION FELLOWS 2012 BAR FOUNDATION FELLOWS- The Bar Foundation Board of Directors has selected the members of the 2012 class of Bar Foundation Fellows. This year’s group of seventeen lawyers and three members of the judiciary joins 223 lawyers and 32 judges, who have been previously selected as Bar Foundation Fellows. For […]
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Bar Brief-65

SALE PENDING- The Bar Foundation Board of Directors has agreed in principle to sell the building located at 2006 Kanawha Blvd., East, in Charleston to a well known and well respected West Virginia organization. The stately facility, pictured above, served as the State Bar Center headquarters for more than two decades until the WV State […]
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Bar Brief-64

ALPS CONTRIBUTION- The Attorneys Liability Protection Society (ALPS) has provided an extremely generous contribution to the Bar Foundation that will enable the Bar Foundation to continue its strong commitment to approving grants which improve the administration of justice in the state, as well as supporting a new initiative in the area of lawyer leadership. ALPS […]
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Bar Brief-63

THANK YOU THANK YOU- The West Virginia Bar Foundation and its fifteen member Board of Directors wish to exptress their sincere appreciation to the regular members, lifetime members, Foundation Fellows, law offices and supporters for another successful year in 2011. As the philanthropic organization for the legal profession and the justice system in our state, […]
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Bar Brief-62

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING BOARD OF DIRECTORS The Bar Foundation’s Board of Directors held its quarterly meeting in Charleston on December 8 with participation in person and by telephone conference call for the members located around the state. The significant matters considered during the meeting included the review and approval of a clean audit and […]
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Bar Brief-61

REWARDING AND ENGAGING WV BAR FOUNDATION PUBLIC SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP Michael C. Nissim-Sabat has been awarded the first WV Bar Foundation Public Service Scholarship. The Bar Foundation’s Board of Directors approved the scholarship for students at the West Virginia University College of Law, who make a commitment to use their legal expertise to provide public service […]
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Bar Brief-60

WVBARFOUND.ORG WVBARFOUND.ORG WVBARFOUND.ORG BAR FOUNDATION’S NEW WEBSITE The Bar Foundation’s Board of Directors, a diverse fifteen person group of lawyers and judges from all parts of the state and all types of law practice, announces the unveiling of its new improved and enhanced website—–wvbarfound.org In replacing the former website (wvbarfoundation.org) that had been in existence […]
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Bar Brief-59

A NEW HOME FOR LIBERTY-J.R. CLIFFORD PROJECT On October 18, “A New Home For Liberty”, the living history program depicting human rights, slavery and the creation of West Virginia was presented at the Charleston Civic Center. The excellent thought provoking educational play is produced by the J.R. Clifford Project, named for the first African American admitted […]
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Bar Brief-58

LUNCH AND LAUGHS WITH A LEGAL LEGEND The Bar Foundation’s first “Lunch and Laughs With a Legal Legend” was held on October 7 in Morgantown and was an overwhelming success. With almost 150 persons in attendance, the “friendly roast” of West Virginia University President Emeritus and College of Law Professor David C. Hardesty, Jr. generated just over […]
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Bar Brief-57

LUNCH AND LAUGHS SPONSORS- The friendly “roast” of David C. Hardesty, Jr., WVU’s President Emeritus and Law School Professor, will have the proceeds from the event being designated to Professor Hardesty’s choice of scholarships for WVU Law School students and for Bar Foundation grants to improve the administration of justice in West Virginia. The Sponsors include […]
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