Bar Brief – 8

From left to right are Supreme Court Steve Canterbury Administrative Director Steve Canterbury, Supreme Court Information Services Director Jennifer Bundy, Supreme Court Justice Thomas McHugh and Supreme Court Chief Justice Brent Benjamin. SUPREME COURT RECEPTION AND DOCUMENTARY The Annual Reception to honor the Justices of the West Virginia Supreme Court was held on September 2 […]
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Bar Brief – 7

The WV Association of Counties received a Bar Foundation grant for its documentary film concerning the county courthouses in the State’s fifty five counties. Presenting the grant was WVBF President John Tinney of Charleston, on the left, and accepting the grant was Patti Hamilton, the Executive Director of the Association. GRANTS PROGRAM The West Virginia […]
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Bar Brief – 6

The Bar Foundation presented a grant to the Brazil International Law Study Abroad Program which provided scholarships for two law students who participated in this excellent educational experience in May, 2009. Left to right are Professor John Taylor, who coordinated the program with Professor andre cummings, the two law students-Dale Harrison (Bunker Hill) and Crystal […]
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Bar Brief – 5

Receiving a WV Bar Foundation grant recently was the Harrison County Child Advocacy Center, represented by its Executive Director, Irene Malfregeot, on the left, with the grant being presented by WVBF Board of Directors member, Tracey Weber, of Weston. BAR FOUNDATION GRANTS As the philanthropic organization for WV’s legal profession and justice system, the Bar […]
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Bar Brief – 4

Participating in the IOLTA Program News Conference were, from left to right, WV Bankers Association CEO Joe Ellison, WV State Bar Vice President Gary Nickerson, Jim Martin (Legal Aid of WV), Jennifer Harper (Mountain State Justice), Crystal Harper (WVU Law Student representing Public Interest Advocates), Michele Bush (WV CASA Association), WV Bar Foundation President John […]
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Bar Brief – 3

The Bar Foundation provided a grant to the West Virginia Civic Literacy Council to help in educating students about their rights and responsibilities under the law. Pictured from left to right are Bar Foundation Board Member Neva Lusk, Civic Literacy Council Consultant Jean Ambrose and State Board of Education Member Priscilla Haden. GRANTS PROGRAM Since […]
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Bar Brief – 2

BAR FOUNDATION FELLOWS The eleventh class of Bar Foundation Fellows honored on April 30, 2009 On April 30, the Bar Foundation held its 11th Annual Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner in Charleston. During the excellent event, two members of the judiciary and thirteen lawyers became the newest Fellows, joining 25 judges and 151 lawyers as Bar […]
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Bar Brief – 1

Bar Foundation Members and Fellows, The West Virginia Bar Foundation is pleased to provide you with the first issue of the Bar Foundation Brief. On the first and fifteenth days of each month, you will receive a short, concise email with facts and information about the Bar Foundation, the philanthropic organization for West Virginia’s legal […]
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