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BAR FOUNDATION FELLOWS Those lawyers whose professional, public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the welfare of their communities and honorable service to the legal profession with the individuals selected reflecting the diverse nature of the legal profession in West Virginia.   13th ANNUAL BAR FOUNDATION FELLOWS DINNER- Seventeen individuals will be honored as […]
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Attorney General Darrell V. McGraw, Jr. with the judges for the We, the People program. WE, THE PEOPLE PROGRAM- When the final statewide competition for the constitutional program, We, the People, was held at the Robert C. Byrd Federal Courthouse in Charleston last month,  Attorney General, Darrell V. McGraw, Jr., presented remarks to the students from […]
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Chief Judge Goodwin presents award to winning students from Keyser High School in We, the People program. WE, THE PEOPLE PROGRAM- On January 19, the final competition in the We, the People program was held at the Robert C. Byrd Federal Courthouse in Charleston. Outstanding students made presentations on constitutional issues and answered questions posed […]
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Chief Judge John P. Bailey with Judge’s portrait at Memorial Service in Remembrance of The Honorable Robert E. Maxwell JUDGE MAXWELL MEMORIAL SERVICE- On December 17, the Memorial Service in Remembrance of  U.S. District Court Judge Robert E. Maxwell was held at David and Elkins College in Elkins. Even with wintry conditions, the auditorium was […]
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Justice Thomas E. McHugh receives the oath of office from Chief Justice Robin Jean Davis with his wife, Judy, and his two lawyer sons, Jim and John. (Photo by Steven Wayne Rotsch, Governor’s Photographer.) SUPREME COURT JUSTICE MCHUGH- Before a packed courtroom on a snowy day, December 16, 2010, Supreme Court Justice Thomas E. McHugh […]
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Bar Foundation Board meets using video and telephone conferencing. BAR FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS- For the first time in its history, the Bar Foundation Board of Directors held its quarterly meeting by utilizing both video and telephone conferencing systems, as well as being present in person. The fifteen member Board met at the law offices of Bowles, Rice, McDavid, […]
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US Magistrate Court Judge Cheryl A. Eifert with Board Member Tom Flaherty, on the left, and Secretary/Treasurer Steve Nord, on the right. US MAGISTRATE COURT JUDGE EIFERT- On November 5, the formal Investiture Ceremony for new US Magistrate Court Judge Cheryl A. Eifert was held at the Federal Courthouse in Huntington. An overflow crowd of […]
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West Virginia Association of Counties BAR FOUNDATION GRANT- Last year, the WV Bar Foundation presented a grant to the WV Association of Counties to assist in the production of a documentary film on the county courthouses in the state. In a recent report letter, Patti Hamilton, the Association’s Executive Director, expressed appreciation for the “generous […]
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David King, Executive Director of the Hi-Y Leadership Center, and Bar Foundation Board Member Barbara Allen. BAR FOUNDATION GRANT- Recently, the Bar Foundation Board of Directors provided a grant to the Hi-Y Leadership Center in Point Pleasant to support its highly regarded Youth and Government Seminar Program. Each year, hundreds of 8th grade students from throughout […]
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David W. Pollard (Fayette County Education Fund) accepts grant award last year from Bar Foundation Executive Director Tinder. BAR FOUNDATION GRANT- The Bar Foundation provided a grant to the Fayette County Education Fund last year to support its Leadership Fayette County program for high school students. In a report from David W. Pollard, who heads […]
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