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  LUNCH AND LAUGHS WITH A LEGAL LEGEND- On Friday, October 7, 2011, the WV Bar Foundation will host the first “Lunch and Laughs with a Legal Legend” at the Erickson Alumni Center in Morgantown from 11:30 AM until 1:00 PM. The friendly “roast” of David C. Hardesty, Jr., WVU’s President Emeritus and Law School […]
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2010-2011 BAR FOUNDATION ANNUAL REPORT 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, is pleased to provide you with the 2010-2011 Annual Report for the organization. The 2010-2011 fiscal year was one of momentous changes for the […]
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JUDGE MICHAEL JOHN ALOI On August 4, 2011, Michael John Aloi of Fairmont was sworn in as the new Circuit Court Judge in Marion County. He was appointed by Acting Governor Earl Ray Tomblin to the judicial position that had been held for over four decades by retiring Judge Fred L. Fox, II. Pictured above, on […]
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LUNCH AND LAUGHS WITH A LEGAL LEGEND On Friday, October 7, 2011, the WV Bar Foundation will host the first “Lunch and Laughs with a Legal Legend” at the Erickson Alumni Center in Morgantown. It will be a “roast” of David C. Hardesty, Jr., with well known individuals telling humorous stories and funny jokes about the […]
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ABA/BAR FOUNDATION FELLOWS JOINT MEETING For the first time ever, the American Bar Foundation Fellows invite the WV Bar Foundation Fellows to a joint meeting during the AB Fellows annual luncheon in conjunction with the meeting of The WV Bar Association at the Greenbrier Hotel. The combined luncheon is scheduled for 11:30 AM (prompt start) […]
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BAR FOUNDATION AWARDS GRANT WV Bar Foundation President J. Franklin Long (above on left) congratulates Bill Acker, Director of Broadcasting and Technology at WV Public Broadcasting, for receiving a $5,000 Bar Foundation supplemental grant to support The Law Works legal affairs program that has appeared for more than a decade on WV public television stations across the state. The […]
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PRESIDENT’S REPORT Tracey A. Rohrbaugh (pictured above in her Martinsburg office) gave her President’s Report at the Bar Foundation’s Board of Directors meeting last week as she concluded her year as President and a total of six years as a Board member and Officer. She highlighteded the organization’s significant changes, including no longer administering the IOLTA program […]
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    “A LIVING MONUMENT-WEST VIRGINIA’S COURTHOUSES” The premiere public broadcast of the highly anticipated documentary film, “A Living Monument-West Virginia’s Courthouses”, will occur on Wednesday, June 8, 2011, at 8:00 PM on the WV Public Broadcasting System television stations in the state. This excellent film depicts the history and the important impact that our county […]
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LOVE AND STEPTOE RECEIVE JUSTITIA OFFICIUM AWARDS LAW SCHOOL PRESENTS JUSTITIA OFFICIUM AWARDS Charles M. Love, III (Charleston) and Robert M. Steptoe, Jr. (Clarksburg) were presented with the Justitia Officium Awards during the commencement and hooding ceremonies at the WVU College of Law earlier this month. The Justitia Officium Award, established in 1978, recognizes outstanding […]
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SUCCESSFUL BAR FOUNDATION FELLOWS DINNER- On April 28, seventeen individuals were honored as Bar Foundation Fellows during the 13th Annual Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner at the Marriott Hotel in Charleston. This year’s Fellows are lawyers and members of the judiciary who join less than 300 other Fellows that have been previously selected from the more […]
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