Bar Brief – 13

THE LAW WORKS- Upcoming on Thursday, December 17, Bar Foundation President John H. Tinney (Charleston) and Secretary/Treasurer J. Franklin Long (Bluefield) will be discussing the mission, activities, services and successes of the organization with host Dan Ringer on the long standing and well regarded The Law Works TV program on the WV Public Broadcasting System. The […]
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Bar Brief – 12

Participating in the U.S. Senate Youth Program were from left to right–Nathan Tauger, Christopher Nyden, Justice Davis, Justice Ketchum, Ryan Zahalka, Eli Cloonan and, seated in front, Amber McCoy. U.S. SENATE YOUTH PROGRAM- On November 9, the U.S. Senate Youth Program interviews were held in the courtroom of the WV Supreme Court at the State […]
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Bar Brief – 11

New lawyers were sworn in as members of West Virginia’s legal profession during impressive ceremonies before the Supreme Court of Appeals. NEW LAWYERS ADMISSION CEREMONY On October 20 and 28, approximately 120 new lawyers were admitted as members of the legal profession in West Virginia in a customarily memorable ceremony before the Justices of the […]
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Bar Brief – 10

Pictured above are the Fayette County high school students who are participating in the 2009 Leadership Fayette County Program. David Pollard, the President of the program, is on the left. FAYETTE COUNTY EDUCATION FUND The Bar Foundation has provided a grant to support the Leadership Fayette County Program, an annual series of sessions for high […]
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Bar Brief – 9

Pictured left to right are U. S. District Court Judges John T. Copenhaver, Jr. and Thomas E. Johnston, Guest Speaker former WV Supreme Court Richard F. Neely, U. S. District Court Chief Judge Joseph R. Goodwin and U. S. Court of Appeals Judges Robert B. King amd M. Blane Michael. Kanawha County Circuit Court Judge […]
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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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